Luncheon Dates & Speakers

2018/19 Luncheon Lectures

Registration 11 AM  ::  Lunch Served 11:30 AM

 

October 9

PERSONALIZED CANCER MEDICINE: THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS AT UC SAN DIEGO

Razelle Kurzrock, M.D. Senior Deputy Center Director, Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

Online registration due Thursday, Oct. 4. Mailed registrations must be postmarked no later than Monday, Oct. 1, to guarantee a seat.

Location: Farmer & the Seahorse

Menu: TBD

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November 6 (NOTE: first Tuesday)

THE SCIENCE OF SWEARING: HOW THE MIND MAKES MEANING OF WHY & HOW WE CURSE  

Benjamin Bergen, PhD. Director of the Language & Cognition Lab; Professor in Department of Cognitive Science, UC San Diego.

Online registration due Thursday, Nov. 1. Mailed registrations must be postmarked no later than Monday, Oct. 29, to guarantee a seat.

Location: Farmer & the Seahorse

Menu: TBD

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December 11

STAKES AND MISTAKES: CONSIDERING THE MEANING OF INCENTIVES IN CREATING PAY PROGRAMS THAT IMPACT EMPLOYEE MOTIVATION AND EFFECTIVENESS   

Uri Gneezy, PhD. Epstein/Atkinson Endowed Chair in Behavioral Economics and Professor of Economics & Strategy, Rady School of Management, UC San Diego.

Online registration due Thursday, Dec. 6. Mailed registrations must be postmarked no later than Monday, Dec. 3, to guarantee a seat.

Location: Farmer & the Seahorse

Menu: TBD

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January 8

“IRAQIBACTER AND THE PHAGE WHISPERER”: THE SURPRISING TREATMENT FOR RESISTANT BACTERIA THAT LED TO A NEW PHAGE CENTER AT UC SAN DIEGO GLOBAL HEALTH INSTITUTE

Steffanie Strathdee, PhD. Associate Dean of Global Health Sciences, Director of UC San Diego Global Health Institute.

Online registration due Thursday, Jan. 3. Mailed registrations must be postmarked no later than Monday, Dec. 31, to guarantee a seat. NOTE: Due to high volume of end-of-year donations mailed to the university, US Mail will be impacted and delayed in arriving to Town & Gown for processing.

Location: Farmer & the Seahorse

Menu: TBD

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February 12

REVOLUTIONARY ADVANCES: THE TREATMENT OF MOOD DISORDERS, PTSD, AND OTHER NEUROPSYCHIATRIC CONDITIONS AT UC SAN DIEGO

David Feifel, M.D. PhD. Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, UC San Diego; Director of Kadima Neuropsychiatry Institute; V.A. San Diego Health System

Online registration due Thursday, Feb. 7. Mailed registrations must be postmarked no later than Monday, Feb. 4, to guarantee a seat.

Location: Farmer & the Seahorse

Menu: TBD

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March 12

OUR DYNAMIC MICROBIOMES AND GUT HEALTH: WHAT THE AMERICAN GUT PROJECT HAS TAUGHT US

Rob Knight, PhD. Founding Director of the Center for Microbiome Innovation in the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego; Co-Founder of the American Gut Project and the Earth Microbiome Project.

Online registration due Thursday, Mar. 7. Mailed registrations must be postmarked no later than Monday, Mar. 4, to guarantee a seat.

Location: Farmer & the Seahorse

Menu: TBD

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April 9

NEW PLANETS: HOW OUR SEARCH FOR LIFE BEYOND EARTH HAS CHANGED WITH THE DISCOVERY OF AN EXOPLANETARY SYSTEM CALLED TRAPPIST-1

Adam Burgasser, PhD. Astro-Physics, Fulbright Scholar, and UC San Diego Professor of Physics, and TRAPPIST team member.

Online registration due Thursday, Apr. 4. Mailed registrations must be postmarked no later than Monday, Apr. 1, to guarantee a seat.

Location: Farmer & the Seahorse

Menu: TBD

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May 14

NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES AND THE GLOBAL IMPORTANCE OF FINDING TREATMENT: UC SAN DIEGO’S NEW CENTER FOR ANTI-PARASITIC DRUG DISCOVERY AND DEVELOPMENT

James McKerrow, PhD. M.D. Dean, UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and Distinguished Professor of Pathology

Online registration due Thursday, May 9. Mailed registrations must be postmarked no later than Monday, May 6, to guarantee a seat.

Location: Farmer & the Seahorse

Menu: TBD

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