Luncheon Dates & Speakers

Luncheon Lecture Series 2013 – 2014

Month Topic
October 1 NANO-NEURO-TECHNOLOGIES: TINY ELECTRONICS FOR MONITORING BRAIN ACTIVITY AND MORE, Todd Coleman, PhD, Director of the Neural Interaction Laboratory, Associate Professor of Bioengineering
November 5 BRINGING DEMOCRACY: HOW UCSD INNOVATIONS PREVENT ELECTION FRAUD IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, Clark C. Gibson, PhD, Director, International Studies Program; Professor of Political Science
December 3 MAPPING THE BRAIN: THE BOLD INITIATIVE TO ADVANCE OUR UNDERSTANDING, Ralph Greenspan, PhD, Director, Center for Brain Activity Mapping; Adjunct Professor, Molecular Biology
January 14 MONUMENTS, MONUMENTALITY AND HISTORICAL MEMORY: THE ACROPOLIS OF ATHENS, Thomas W. Gallant, PhD, Nicholas Family Endowed Chair; Professor of Modern Greek History and Archaeology
February 4 FEEDING AND FUELING NINE BILLION PEOPLE IN THE 21ST CENTURY, Stephen Mayfield, PhD, Director, San Diego Center for Algae Biotechnology; John Dove Isaacs Chair of Natural Philosophy; Professor, Molecular Biology
March 4 TARGETING TINY BLOOD VESSELS: BREAKTHROUGHS FOR CANCER AND MACULAR DEGENERATION, Napoleone Ferrara, MD, Senior Deputy Director for Basic Science; Distinguished Professor of Pathology
April 1 DO WE NEED MUSIC? WHAT ROLE DOES IT PLAY IN OUR LIVES?, Susan Narucki, Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Music
May 6 CONDEMNATION TO REHABILITATION: THE HISTORIC AUDREY GEISEL UNIVERSITY HOUSE, Ione R. Stiegler, FAIA, NCARB; Principal Architect, IS Architecture