January 30 “Cardiovascular Stem Cell Engineering”
Dr. Kara McCloskey (UC Merced) will discuss how her laboratory team is using
stem cells with the goal of generating functional stem cell-derived cardiac
and vascular tissue in vitro.
February 27 “Marine Sanctuaries”
William Douros is West Coast Regional Director for the National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Association's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.
March 20 “Outdoor Education in Our Community”
Professor Emerita of Biological Sciences of MJC Lynn M. Hansen will
highlight examples of effective outdoor education programs in our community.
April 10 “Ocean Acidification: The Other CO2
Tessa Hill, U.C. Davis Associate Professor in the Earth & Planetary Sciences
Department and Bodega Marine Laboratory, will explore the basics of ocean
acidification and its impact on marine ecosystems.