2018-2019 Luncheon Menus & Lectures

Check-In 11:00 AM  ::  Lunch & Program 11:30 AM

 

 

May 14

REGISTER

Menu for May

Main entrée: Salmon with Baby Kale Salad- Sundried Cranberries, Ricotta Salata,
Marcona Almonds, Breadcrumbs, Dijon Vinaigrette.
Vegetarian entree: Same salad, substituting crispy quinoa for the salmon.

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

NOTE: Guests may only attend one luncheon as a guest of a current member, and must become a member to attend future Town & Gown Luncheons. Please contact Suzetta Martindale if you'd like to become a member.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
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

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

LOCATION: Farmer & the Seahorse


PAST PROGRAMS FOR 2018-2019:

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 for October

Main entrée: Roasted Salmon Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette.
Vegetarian entree: Same salad, substituting crispy quinoa for the salmon.

REGISTERATION CLOSED


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 for November

Main entrée: Roast Breast of Chicken and Vegetables in Vadouvan Yogurt.
Vegetarian entree: Root Vegetables, Baby Kale in Vadouvan Yogurt.

REGISTERATION CLOSED



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 for December

Main entrée: Maple & Rosemary Roasted Scottish Salmon with Balsamic Glazed Vegetables.
Vegetarian entree: Quinoa and Butternut Squash with Balsamic Glazed Vegetables.

REGISTERATION CLOSED


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 for January

Main entrée: Asian Chicken Salad.
Vegetarian entree: Meatless Asian Salad with extra veggies.

REGISTERATION CLOSED


February 12   

REGISTERATION CLOSED

MENU:
Main entrée: Roasted Chicken Breast over Couscous With Curried Cauliflower
Vegetarian entree: Couscous With Curried Cauliflower with extra veggies.

NOTE: Guests may only attend a luncheon once before joining Town & Gown. Membership is currently $90 for the remainder of the year. Please contact Suzetta Martindale if you'd like to become a member.

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

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
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.

TOPIC: 
Our Dynamic Microbiomes and Gut Health: What the American Gut Project has Taught Us


March 12

REGISTERATION CLOSED

Menu for March

Main entrée: Grilled Prawns over a Mediterranean Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette.
Vegetarian entree: Mediterranean Salad with Crispy Farro and Red Wine Vinaigrette.

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

NOTE: Guests may only attend a luncheon once before joining Town & Gown. Membership is currently $90 for the remainder of the year. Please contact Suzetta Martindale if you'd like to become a member.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Robert Brill, Professor of Scenic Design for UC San Diego’s Department of Theater & Dance

TOPIC: 
THE STAGE IS MY LAB: A PLACE WHERE ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE

LOCATION: Farmer & the Seahorse


April 9

REGISTER

Menu for April

Main entrée: King Cobb Salad - Endive, Butter Lettuce, Bacon, Bleu Cheese, Avocado,
Egg, Chicken, Cherry Tomatoes & Red Wine Vinaigrette
Vegetarian entree: King Cobb Salad, without chicken or bacon.

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

NOTE: Guests may only attend one luncheon as a guest of a current member, and must become a member to attend future Town & Gown Luncheons. Please contact Suzetta Martindale if you'd like to become a member.

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

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

LOCATION: Farmer & the Seahorse