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Frontiers in Science Spring 2014

The Frontiers in Science series is offered each semester with guest speakers from the disciplines of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering.  This event is hosted by the Department of Physics Seminars are held on Thursdays from 12-1PM in SCI 2, Room 242, unless other noted.

February 6thThe Targeted Delivery of Chemotherapeutics to Tumors Dr. Dowdy Jackson, Principal Scientist/Assistant Director, Agensys.

February 27th Social Media Helping Global Disaster Response (in 140 Characters or Less)Dr. Eric Frost, Department of Geology and Director of the Viz Center at San Diego State University.  **ARTS 240**

March 20th:   From Protein Folding on the Ribosome to Synthetic Biochemistry.  Dr. Kambiz Hamadani, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, CSUSM.

April 17thAdvances in Remote Sensing with Application to Flood and Landslide Prediction.  Dr. Ari Posner, Research Scientist, Hydrologic Research Center.

May 1stHeads and Tails: Asexual Reproduction in Freshwater PlanariansDr. Eva-Maria Schoetz Collins, Division of Biological Sciences, UCSD.

4th Annual Rocket Car Races

Join us for this fun U-hour event and cheer on your favorite car as The Society of Physics Students attempt to beat their rivals from Palomar College!  This year, you can also enjoy some great music, courtesy of the CSUSM Jazz Ensemble.  Thursday, April 24th, from 12-1PM at University Plaza.

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) Speaker Series

Dr. Eugene Brandon, VIACYTE, Inc., will be discussing, "Development of an Encapsulated Cell Therapy for Diabetes".  Thursday, April 17, at 4PM in Commons 206.

International Women's Hackathon

Join us on Saturday, April 26th, from 8:30AM-8:30PM for the International Women's Hackathon, offered in conjunction with Microsoft Research, GreenRope, and GeekGirl.  Young women 16 years of age and older are encouraged to attend!  Build websites, games or apps and gain valuable technical skills while working with software professionals.  No experience?  No problem!

2nd Annual Student Research Showcase

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry invites you to their 2nd Annual Student Research Showcase, which will highlight poster presentations by graduating seniors in the Chemistry & Biochemistry department.  Faculty will be presenting awards for outstanding students in organic, inorganic, physical, analytical, and research.  Wednesday, May 7th, from 3-5PM on the 1st Floor Patio of Science Hall 2.

CSIS 2nd Annual Student Software Showcase

The Computer Science & Information Systems students will present their work on Thursday, May 8th, from 12-1PM in SCI2 302.

Professional Science Masters in Biotechnology Symposium

Hosted by Extended Learning, the graduating class of 2014 will be presenting short summaries of their Final Semester-in-Residence Projects. For more information, contact Jill Litschewski at

Wednesday, May 14th, from 7:00AM-1:00PM in MARK 125.