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Suspended in a Sunbeam: How the Sun Influences the Earth, from Surface to Space 4/23/14 7PM 2014-04-23 19:00:00 2014-04-23 20:00:00

Beckman Center 100 Academy Way Irvine CA | View map

A generator in space, 150 million km away, heats the Earth, structures its atmosphere and organizes the surrounding space environment. The...

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Sensors, Simulators and Medical Performance: Are we there yet? 3/19/14 7PM

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Recent advances in engineering have made it possible to measure human performance during highly specialized tasks and procedures. This talk...

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Understanding Age-related Macular Disease 1/22/14 7PM

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Professor Bird’s research focuses on understanding the causes of inherited retinal diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and...

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Water quality and natural gas production 12/11/13 7PM

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This talk will examine natural gas geochemistry and water quality issues related to hydrocarbon migration and extraction to better...

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Aliens, computers and the bio-economy: An Introduction to Synthetic Biology 12/4/13 7PM

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3rd Annual Seymour Benzer Lecture Aliens, computers and the bio-economy Our capacity to partner with biology to make useful things is...

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Assistive Robotics 11/20/13 7PM

Irvine | View Map

Explore the Robotics Research Lab of USC and its dual goals of 1) gaining novel insights into human behavior and cognition through...

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The Future of Nuclear Technology 11/13/13 7PM

Irvine | View Map

Nuclear energy is an important energy source has been harnessed to serve a plethora of humanitarian functions with many uses in...

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Asteroid Impacts with Earth 11/6/13 7PM

Irvine | View Map

Asteroid impacts have played a dramatic role in the history of Earth. Small and frequent events the size of Chelyabinsk meteor of 2013 are...

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Evolution Toward a ‘Cultured Meat': The Domestication of Cell Culture 10/30/13 7PM

Irvine | View Map

Global meat consumption trends are driving unprecedented environmental, food security, public health and animal welfare challenges. By...

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A Look at Google Glass 10/21/13 7PM

Irvine | View Map

This event will be full. Regrettably no walk ins without reservations can be accommodated. Google Glass is a wearable computer with an...

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The rapidly evolving chemistry of the ocean under climate change 9/18/13 7PM

Irvine | View Map

To most people, the deep ocean seems as remote as the surface of the moon. But these deep waters may play a vital role in determining how...

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The evolving climate for science and society 5/22/13 7PM

Irvine | View Map

The relationship between science and the rest of society is critical both to the support it receives from the public and to the receptivity...

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Science and diplomacy 5/9/13 7PM

Irvine | View Map

Learn about current advocacy for science-based policy at the State Department and scientific and technological capacity-building and...

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Rift Valley fever as a biothreat: call the doctor or call the veterinarian? 4/10/13 7PM

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Clarence Peters, M.D., John Sealy Distinguished University Chair in Tropical and Emerging Virology at the University of Texas and Director...

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Open House: Beckman Center 4/4/13 4PM

Irvine | View Map

Tour the beautiful Beckman Center, enjoy samples from Chef Andy's kitchen and learn about the historically significant work of the National...

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Making lasting memories in the brain 3/6/13 7PM

Irvine | View Map

Investigate the brain processes underlying the effects of drugs and stress hormones on memory storage. James L. McGaugh, (NAS) Ph.D., is...

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A scenario for the future of manufacturing in the US 2/19/13 7PM

Irvine | View Map

Learn about the research and development of 3D printing technology, its potential uses, and design opportunities.  This event will include...

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Myth, Realities, and Surprises: A Stem Cell Update 1/23/13 7PM

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Learn about advancements in the field of stem cell research including a corneal resurfacing procedure that has shown great promise in...

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Responses to inequity in non-human primates 1/9/13 7PM

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Digital Forensics in the 21st Century 12/14/12 1PM

Irvine | View Map

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Cyber Forensics Research 12/5/12 7PM

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Learn about research that is shaping global policies for digital forensics and redefining what is possible in cyber investigations. How do...

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The Era of Personal Life Archives 11/14/12 7PM

Irvine | View Map

Our daily life started becoming digital over a decade ago. Now much of what we do is digitally recorded and accessible.  A Personal Life...

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The Nation’s Quest For A Permanent Solution - Radioactive Waste 11/1/12 7PM

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The absence of a permanent solution to the disposal of high activity radioactive waste after several decades of nuclear power plant...

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Dark Matter Universe 10/18/12 7PM

Irvine | View Map

Ninety-five percent of the universe is missing!  Astronomical observations suggest that most of the mass of the universe is in a mysterious...

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Autonomous Intelligent Systems 10/10/12 7PM

Irvine | View Map

Our world is replete and growing with examples of autonomy. Aircraft regularly pilot themselves for long periods of time; robots are...

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Pyramids, Mummies, and Magic: An Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Funerary Beliefs and Practices 9/27/12 7PM

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This event is Co-sponsored by the Orange County Society of the Archaeological Institute of America An examination of the way the ancient...

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The World in 2050 9/5/12 7PM

Irvine | View Map

This talk draws on the latest global modeling research to construct a sweeping thought experiment on what our world will be like in 2050....

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Friends of Distinctive Voices (Aug-Dec) 7/18/12 1AM

Irvine | View Map

  Friends of Distinctive Voices Membership is open to the public –no academic or organization affiliation is required. Membership...

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Safe and High Quality Health Care 7/17/12 7PM

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Safe and High Quality Health Care: A View from the Institute of Medicine  Harvey Fineberg is president of the Institute of Medicine.  He...

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2nd Annual Seymour Benzer Lecture 6/27/12 7PM

Irvine | View Map

THIS EVENT IS FULLY SUBSCRIBED. If I Could Take Good Advice, I Wouldn't Need a Prescription Tools from the neuroscience of motivated...

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Lust, Romance and Attachment 6/6/12 7PM

Irvine | View Map

Learn about the  three primary drives that evolved for mating and reproduction: the sex drive, romantic love and attachment; and how these...

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