Luncheon Dates & Speakers

2017/18 Luncheon Lectures

Registration 11 AM  ::  Lunch Served 11:30 AM

 

October 10

THE SUPERBUG CRISIS: REDEFINING AND REINVENTING ANTIBIOTICS   

Victor Nizet, Professor & Vice Chair for Basic Research, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine; Professor & Chief, Division of Host-Microbe Systems & Therapeutics; Skaggs School of Pharmacy

Location: Farmer & the Seahorse

Menu: Roasted Salmon Salad with Quinoa and Lemon Vinaigrette

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November 14

GLOBALIZATION AND THE AMERICAN WORKER: LEARNING FROM THE PAST, OPTIONS FOR THE FUTURE  

Gordon Hanson, Acting Dean and Pacific Economic Cooperation Chair in International Economic Relations, School of Global Policy & Strategy; Director, Center on Global Transformation; Professor, Department of Economics

Online registration due Thursday, Nov. 9. Mailed registrations must be postmarked no later than Nov. 7 to guarantee a seat.

Location: Farmer & the Seahorse

Menu: Gluten Free Vegetable Lasagna

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December 12

HACKING THE HACKERS: FIGHTING CYBERCRIME BY UNDERSTANDING THE ECONOMICS   

Stefan Savage, Irwin and Joan Jacobs Chair in Information and Computer Science and Co-Director, Center for Networked Strategies, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jacobs School of Engineering; affiliated faculty, School of Global Policy & Strategy

Online registration due Thursday, Dec. 7. Mailed registrations must be postmarked no later than Tues. Dec. 5 to guarantee a seat.

Location: Farmer & the Seahorse

Menu: Duck on Butter Lettuce with Fruit & Poppyseed Vinaigrette

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January 9

FIRST HUMANS IN THE NEW WORLD? ICE AGE DISCOVERIES DEEP BENEATH THE YUCATAN 

Dominique Rissolo, Special Projects Coordinator for the Center of Interdisciplinary Science for Art, Architecture, and Archaeology (CISA3), Jacobs School of Engineering

Location: Farmer & the Seahorse

Menu: TBD

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February 13

PREDICTING PSYCHOSIS: PROMISING RESEARCH IN EARLY IDENTIFICATION, INTERVENTION & PREVENTION 

Kristin Cadenhead, Professor of Psychiatry and attending physician, and Director, Cognitive Assessment and Risk Evaluation (CARE) Program, UC San Diego School of Medicine

Location: Farmer & the Seahorse

Menu: TBD

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March 13

OUR WORLD CULTURAL HERITAGE: HOW FUTURISTIC ROBOTS ARE HELPING TO PRESERVE OUR PAST

Falko Kuester, Kinsella Heritage Engineering Director, CISA3 Cultural Heritage Engineering Initiative (CHEI); Calit2 Professor for Visualization and Virtual Reality; Professor, Department of Structural Engineering; Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jacobs School of Engineering

Location: Farmer & the Seahorse

Menu: TBD

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April 10

SCHOOLING SCHOLARS: UC SAN DIEGO’S STUDENT-CENTERED APPROACHES TO TEACHING AND LEARNING 

Gabriele Wienhausen, Director, Teaching + Learning Commons at UC San Diego

Location: Farmer & the Seahorse

Menu: TBD

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May 8

BEAUTY AND BIODIVERSITY: HOW PHOTOGRAPHY AND SCIENCE ARE ADVANCING THE CAUSE OF OCEAN HEALTH 

Octavio Aburto, Assistant Professor, Division of Marine Biology Research, Scripps Institute of Oceanography; Professional Photographer Associate, International League of Conservation Photographers

Location: Farmer & the Seahorse

Menu: TBD

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