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The Human Genome

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Wed, May 18 2016 - 6:00pm

David Haussler, Ph.D., UC Santa Cruz; Led the Team that Was First to Sequence the Human Genome Read more »

Upcoming event

Dr. Larry Brilliant, Chairman of Skoll Global Threats: Fighting Zika and Other Pandemics

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Tue, May 3 2016 - 6:30pm

Larry Brilliant, Chairman, Skoll Global Threats; Former Executive Director, Google.org; Twitter  
Dr. Jonathan Foley, Executive Director, California Academy of Sciences—Moderator

How safe are we from an ebola, Zika, H7N9, or MERS outbreak? How can we prevent a bioterrorist attack or lab accidents? Public health expert Brilliant will discuss today’s growing pandemic risks. Read more »

Past event

Healthy for Life: Evidence to Support Predictive Biomarkers for Lifetime Health

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Tue, Apr 26 2016 - 6:00pm

Russell M. Jaffe, MD, PhD, Founder, PERQUE Integrative Health; Faculty Member, Metabolic Medical Institute; Pioneer, Integrative Medicine Read more »

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The Top Modifiable Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease

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Wed, Apr 20 2016 - 5:15pm

Patricia Spilman, Senior Scientist, Drug Discovery Laboratory, UCLA, and in the Bredesen Lab, Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato Read more »

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Arianna Huffington with Sheryl Sandberg: The Power of Sleep

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Wed, Apr 13 2016 - 12:00pm

Arianna Huffington, Co-founder and Editor in Chief, the Huffington Post Media Group, Author, The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time
In Conversation with Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook

In today’s 24/7 fast-paced world, the hunger for sleep is only getting stronger. Sleep deprivation affects our health, decision making, and relationships both personally and professionally. Read more »

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Making Better Decisions About Breast Cancer

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Tue, Apr 5 2016 - 6:00pm

Laura, Esserman, M.D., M.B.A, Surgeon; Breast Cancer Oncology Specialist and Director of the UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center. Recipient, National Cancer Institute’s SPORE Investigator of the Year Award; Member, President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Working Group on Advancing Innovation in Drug Development and Evaluation Read more »

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An Osteopathic Approach to the Obesity Epidemic: A Timely Remedy

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Tue, Mar 15 2016 - 6:00pm

Shelley Berkley, CEO and Senior Provost, Touro University California
Michael B. Clearfield, Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, Touro University California
Jean-Marc Schwarz, Director of the Translational Research Clinic, Touro University California
Jay Shubrook, Diabetiologist, Touro University California
Tami Hendriksz, Associate Dean for Clinical Integration, Touro University California Read more »

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The Health Consequences of Social Isolation with Former NFL Player Jonathan Martin and Beyond Differences Teen Leaders

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Tue, Mar 8 2016 - 6:00pm

The Health Consequences of Social Isolation with Former NFL Player Jonathan Martin & Beyond Differences Teen Leaders

Laura Talmus, Founder, Beyond Differences
Matt Pantell, MD, Pediatrician, UCSF
Jonathan Martin, Former NFL Offensive Tackle, Miami Dolphins, San Francisco 49ers; Member, Stanford University's Cardinals; National Spokesperson, Beyond Differences
Edyn Jensen and Carl Heil-Simpson, Teen Board Members, Beyond Differences Read more »

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Dr. Theodora Ross: Cancer in the Family

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Tue, Feb 23 2016 - 7:00pm

Theodora Ross, M.D., Professor of Internal Medicine, Director of the Cancer Genetics Program, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Author, A Cancer in the Family: Take Control of Your Genetic Inheritance
Alison van Diggelen, Host, "Fresh Dialogues"; BBC Contributor—Moderator Read more »

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Women Leading Health-Care Innovation and Family Recovery

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Tue, Feb 16 2016 - 6:00pm

Carolyn Gammicchia, Executive Director and Co-founder, L.E.A.N. On Us; Advisor, National Center for Criminal Justice and Disability
Marcia Hinds, Author, I Know You’re in There; Educational and Behavioral Consultant
Mary Romaniec, Author, Victory over Autism; Reporter; Advocate; TACA Massachusetts Chapter Read more »

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