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Beginning with the dedication of the state-of-the-art Santa Monica College Science Complex in 1999, the Distinguished Scientist Lectures have delved into many aspects of the physical, life and earth sciences with outstanding speakers from local institutions such as JPL, UCLA, Caltech, USC, UCR, UC Berkeley, as well as from national agencies and research institutions in other states.

Distinguished Scientist Lecture Series - Spring 2014 Santa Monica College

    • Sciences

Beginning with the dedication of the state-of-the-art Santa Monica College Science Complex in 1999, the Distinguished Scientist Lectures have delved into many aspects of the physical, life and earth sciences with outstanding speakers from local institutions such as JPL, UCLA, Caltech, USC, UCR, UC Berkeley, as well as from national agencies and research institutions in other states.

    Technical Advances in Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences

    Technical Advances in Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences

    Todd Hall, Senior Meteorologist at NOAA/National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard since 2006 and co-author of "The Weather Calculator", will discuss the changes in technology that are helping meteorologists expand their understanding of the weather and

    • 33 min
    Probing the Texture of Cells for Health and Disease

    Probing the Texture of Cells for Health and Disease

    Dr. Amy Rowat, Professor of Biology in the UCLA Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, will talk about her research on the structure and organization of the cell nucleus in order to understand the link between the mechanics and physiology of bi

    • 1h 11 min
    A New Cellular Understanding of Cerebral Palsy

    A New Cellular Understanding of Cerebral Palsy

    UC San Fransisco Professor of Pediatrics and Neurological Surgery, Chief of Neonatology, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator discusses his research on Sonic hedgehog (Shh) signaling in the regulation of stem cell proliferation.

    • 1h 1m
    The Blues: A Scientific Analysis of Pigments Found in Antiquities

    The Blues: A Scientific Analysis of Pigments Found in Antiquities

    Dr. Giacomo Chiari, Chief Scientist since 2003 at The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) and an expert in earthen architecture and the treatments for decorated surfaces, will discuss his research on identifying the compounds and geographic distribution of

    • 58 min

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