Past Events

The Toolkit for Building Better Learners

Veronica X. Yan, PhD  | USC
Event Date: Wednesday, May  3rd at 6:30 pm
Location: Wurstküche | 625 Lincoln Blvd Venice Beach, CA 90291

What’s the big deal with hormone replacement therapy?

Alexandra Ycaza Herrera, PhD  | USC
Event Date: Wednesday, April  5th at 6:30 pm
Location: Wurstküche | 625 Lincoln Blvd Venice Beach, CA 90291

Music, Brain, and Development 

Assal Habibi, PhD | USC
Event Date: Wednesday, March  1st at 6:30 pm
Location: Wurstküche | 625 Lincoln Blvd Venice Beach, CA 90291

[TransformARTive Layers]

Sandra Arley
Event Date: Wednesday, Februray  1st at 6:30 pm
Location: Wurstküche | 625 Lincoln Blvd Venice Beach, CA 90291

STEAM Sound Bytes – at a Tavern

LA scientists answering questions on Nuclear Power, Military Research, HIV, and GMOs. Silent Disco Style!
Event Date: Wednesday, December 14th at 6:30 pm
Location: Wurstküche | 625 Lincoln Blvd Venice Beach, CA 90291

The Rise of the Superbugs – We Must Resist! 

Sandeep (Sandy) Bhaurla
Event Date: Tuesday, November 15th at 6:30 pm
Location: Wurstküche | 625 Lincoln Blvd Venice Beach, CA 90291

Web of Life

Richelle Gribble
Event Date: Wednesday, November 2nd at 6:30 pm
Location: Wurstküche | 625 Lincoln Blvd Venice Beach, CA 90291

Climate, Collapse, & Capitalism

Julien Emile-Geay, PhD | USC
Event Date: Wednesday, October 5th at 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Location: Wurstküche | 625 Lincoln Blvd Venice Beach, CA 90291

Art Imitates Science Imitates Art

Amy Helene Fluitt, PhD | UCLA
Event Date: Wednesday, September 14th at 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Location: Wurstküche | 625 Lincoln Blvd Venice Beach, CA 90291

Resisting Everything Except Temptation

Eli Tsukayama, PhD | University of Southern California
Event Date: Wednesday, July 6th at 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Location: Wurstküche | 625 Lincoln Blvd Venice Beach, CA 90291

The Neutron Puzzle

Kevin Peter Hickerson, PhD | Particle Physicist, CalTech and Comedian
Event Date: Wednesday, May 25th at 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Location: Wurstküche | 625 Lincoln Blvd Venice Beach, CA 90291

Spearheading The Anti-Anti-Science Movement

Dave Farina, Science Communicator | Professor Dave Explains
Event Date: Tuesday, May 24th at 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Location: Wurstküche | 625 Lincoln Blvd Venice Beach, CA 90291

Environmental Chemical Exposure: No Human Left Behind 

Prithvi Chellamuthu, PhD | University of Southern California
Event Date: Monday, May 23rd at 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Location: Wurstküche | 625 Lincoln Blvd Venice Beach, CA 90291

From Java to Women in Tech: More than just codes

Heather Van Cura | Director, Java Community Process (JCP) Program – Oracle
Event Date: Thursday, May 12th at 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Location: Wurstküche | 625 Lincoln Blvd Venice Beach, CA 90291

Ultimate Muscle Flexibility: Octopuses and Human tongues 

Jean Alupay, PhD | University of Southern California
Event Date: Wednesday, April 27th at 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Location: Wurstküche | 625 Lincoln Blvd Venice Beach, CA 90291

You and Your Parasites: a very complicated relationship 

Yi-Pei Chen, PhDc  | UCLA
Event Date: Wednesday, March 23rd at 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Location: Barney’s Beanery | 1037 Broxton Ave, Westwood, CA 90024

Materials Matter – Planes, Strains and Automobiles 

Timotei Centea, PhD | University of Southern California
Event Date: Wednesday, February 10th at 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Location: Barney’s Beanery | 1037 Broxton Ave, Westwood, CA 90024

Will Synthetic Vitamins Make Me Explode?!

Dave Farina, Science Communicator | Professor Dave Explains
Event Date: Wednesday, January 27th at 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Location: Barney’s Beanery | 1037 Broxton Ave, Westwood, CA 90024

 

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Cosmic Collisions and Life in the Universe: How the collisions big and small contribute to the existence of life on Earth…. and possibly elsewhere

Laura Vican Haney, Ph.D. | UCLA
Event Date: Tuesday, October 20th at 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: Barney’s Beanery | 1037 Broxton Ave, Westwood, CA 90024

 

Sexy Science: The case for eliminating gender bias in biomedical research.

Amy Helene Fluitt, Ph.D. | UCLA
Event Date: Monday, August 17th, 2015 7-9pm
Location: The Otheroom | 1201 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291


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Why survive when you can live? – Hamed’s 9 life tips.

Hamed Mirzaei, Ph.D. | USC
Event Date: Monday, July 13th, 2015 1-2pm
Location: USF | 4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620


 

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Air Giants: The anatomy and flight performance of azhdarchid pterosaurs.

Mike Habib, Ph.D. | USC Keck School of Medicine
Event Date: Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 at 7-9pm
Location: The Otheroom | 1201 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

Interview:
How I became a paleontologist
What do I do as an academic
How to become a paleontologist


 

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What’s inside a solar storm?

Seth Dorfman, Ph.D. | UCLA
Event Date: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 at 7-9pm
Location: The Otheroom | 1201 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

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X-ray vision? That’s so 1900’s.

Amanda Freise, Ph.D.c | UCLA
Event Date: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 7-9pm
Location: Barney’s Beanery | 1037 Broxton Ave, Westwood, CA 90024

Interview


 

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The Physics of Kung Fu Panda: the math and science behind animation.

Sathyanaraya (Saty) Raghavachary, Ph.D. | USC
Event Date: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 7-9pm
Location: Barney’s Beanery | 99 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105

Interview


 

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My path through science and scientific outreach.

Hamed Mirzaei, Ph.D. | USC
Event Date: Friday, March 20th, 2015 3:30-4:30pm
Location: USF | 4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620


 

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From development to regeneration – translational therapeutics for the heart.

Ram Kumar Subramanyan, M.D. | USC Keck School of Medicine
Event Date: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 7-9pm
Location: RUSH | 9546 W Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

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