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Wednesday, 02/14/18
  • Human Organs Chips for Drug Development, Disease Modeling, and Precision Medicine
    Our work has emphasized creating both healthy and diseased model organ systems, we call microphysiological systems or ‘organ chips’, to address the broken drug discovery process. The average time to develop and launch a new drug is 10-15 years, and costs ~ $5b. The poor efficiency and high failure rates ...
    Where:  Berkeley Cost:  Free
  • Integrating Social Science into Global Environmental Change SolutionsThe social and behavioral sciences are critical for informing the development of policies to meet the challenge of global environmental change. Policies for mitigating environmental change or reducing the harm that it causes inevitably make assumptions about the behavior of the people who must execute or respond to those policies. ...
    Where:  Berkeley Cost:  Free
  • An Aqautic Evening - Newt LoveJoin fellow nature lovers on a Valentine’s Day walk to remember. Amphibian amplexus, spermatophores, and nuptial pads await.  Meet at the Tilden Golf Course.  Adults 21+
    Where:  Berkeley Cost:  Free
  • Blockchain TechnologyStanford Computer Systems ColloquiumSpeaker: Bram Cohen
    Where:  Stanford Cost:  Free
  • February LASER Event - Berkeley
    7:00-7:25: Mikey Siegel(Consciousness Technologist) on "The Art and Technology of Human Connection"Towards technology-augmented meditation retreats...Read more7:25-7:50: David McConville(Buckminster Fuller Institute) on "TBA"Abstract forthcoming...Read more7:50-8:10: BREAK. Before or after the break, anyone in the audience currently working within the intersections of art and science will have 30 seconds ...
    Where:  Berkeley Cost:  Free
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