Luncheon Dates & Speakers

2017/18 Luncheon Lectures

Registration 11 AM  ::  Lunch Served 11:30 AM

Month Topic
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

Slides from the presentation available here.

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

Slides from the presentation available here.

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.

Slides from the presentation available here.

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

Slides from the presentation available here.

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

Menu: Grilled Steak Caesar Salad or Vegetarian option: Caesar Salad with Hard-boiled Egg

Slides from the presentation available here.

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

Menu: Roast Salmon with Quinoa & Roasted Vegetables or Vegetarian option: Cauliflower Steaks with Quinoa & Roasted Vegetables

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

Menu: Blackened Southwestern Chicken Salad or Vegetarian option: Vegetarian Southwestern Salad

Slides from the presentation available here.

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

Menu: Chicken Parmesano (gluten free) or Vegetarian option: Gluten Free Pasta Primavera