Marin Science Seminar  
Upcoming Events
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Marin Science Seminar sessions take place on Wednesday evenings from 7:30 - 8:30 at Terra Linda High School (320 Nova Albion) Room 207 in San Rafael.

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20: MSS Videography internship application deadline

27: "Not Your Mother's Genes: How Maternal and Developmental Plasticity Shift Climate Change Responses in the Eelgrass Sea Hare" with Richelle Tanner of UC Berkeley


4: "Cyborgs! The Not-so-distant Future of Human-Machine Integration" with Nuria Vendrell-Llopis of UC Berkeley's Brain-Machine Interface Systems Laboratory

11: "Big Data and Medical Innovation with Art Wallace of SF VAMC and UCSF

18: "When Parasites Kill: Changing Antimalarial Drug Sensitivities in Uganda" with Stephanie Rasmussen of Dominican University & UCSF


8: "Flooded by Science and Seawater: King Tides and What they Can Tell us about Sea Level Rise at China Camp State Park" with Sarah Ferner of San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve - a program of NOAA and SF State University

15: "Making Faces: Developmental Mechanisms of Craniofacial Evolution" with Richard Schneider of UCSF


Apply for a Spring MSS Internship here.

31: Online Spring 2017 Marin Science Seminar Internship applications due

Spring 2018


17: "Wild Worms and Mineral Mosaics: A glimpse into hydrothermal vent communities" with Jennifer Runyan of the Lawrence Hall of Science

24: "Exoplanets" with Warren Wiscombe of NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center

31: "The Fountain of Youth: Is it a Myth?" with Chong He of the Buck Institute


28: "Gnashing, Gnawing, and Grinding: The Science of Teeth" with Tesla Monson of UC Berkeley


7: "The Marin Wildlife Picture Index Project" with Lisette Arellano of One Tam and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

28: "Name that Bloodsucker!" with Eric Engh of Marin-Sonoma Mosquito Vector


Free Local Science Events for Young People & Community:

TBA: (Sat.) Yuri's Night (Astronomy & Space Exploration Event) Noon - 4 pm at The Space Station Museum in Novato (Pacheco Plaza in Ignacio)

TBA: (Sun.) Discovery Day ar Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies1 - 5 pm - 3150 Paradise Drive, Tiburon, Details here