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February 2018

CSI La Jolla: Crime Scene Science

February 17, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037, CA 92037 US
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How do scientists determine the identity of a criminal from a tiny piece of evidence? In this hands-on workshop you will learn powerful molecular techniques for solving crimes with DNA analysis, fingerprint analysis, chromatography, and other scientific methods. This program is a collaboration between The Wet Lab, AWIS, and the La Jolla Library BioLab. Recommended for ages 12-18, and adults are welcome too. Limited to 30 people. Please register through the library events page: https://lajollalibrary.org/events/

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March 2018

Library Workshop: Basic Bioinformatics with Public Databases

March 3, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037, CA 92037 US
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• What we'll do The genomic revolution has produced an enormous amount of biological data that is changing medicine and society. Discover the wealth of data that is accessible to the public starting with basic computer skills and an internet connection. Bring a laptop if you have one. We also have a limited number of laptops for participants to use. Recommended for ages 14-adult. • What to bring Bring a laptop that can connect to the internet if you have…

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La Jolla Library Lecture: Space Biology 101

March 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037, CA 92037 US
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• What we'll do Are you interested in colonizing other planets, or just want to know what it will take to get the first humans to Mars? Please join us at the La Jolla Library for the next citizen science lecture presented by Dr. Christoph Lahtz, director of the San Diego Space Bio Lab. We live in an exciting time! We are on the brink of becoming a multi celestial species, yet in order to live on other celestial bodies…

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Downtown Library Lecture: Intro to Herbalism

March 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
San Diego Public Library, 330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, US
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• What we'll do Are you curious about the science behind natural remedies? Please join the Wet Lab at the next citizen science lecture as we explore the science and wonder of herbal medicine led by certified Herbalist Julie Quinn of RD Alchemy Natural Products. After we cover herbal beginnings and basics we delve into the properties and uses of common Western herbs. From teas to tinctures, adaptogens to antioxidants; join us as we kick off a great start to…

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Bio Lab Workshop: Foundations of Genomic Technologies

March 17, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037, CA 92037 US
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• What we'll do Calling all biohackers, aspiring scientists, and curious members of the public. Get hands-on with polymerase chain reaction, the Nobel Prize winning technology that has transformed biomedical science over the past 30 years. This workshop includes both hands on and computer activities. You can bring a laptop if you have one- we have a limited number for participants to use. Recommended for ages 14-adult. Limited to 20 participants. Follow this link to sign up: http://sandiego.librarymarket.com/bio-tech-workshop-tbd-6 • What…

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April 2019

San Diego Citizen Science Expo 2019

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
North University Community Branch Library, 8820 Judicial Dr
San Diego, CA 92122 US
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Join us at the 2019 San Diego Citizen Science Expo! As a research hub and an incredibly diverse ecological treasure, San Diego is home to many citizen science projects and programs. The San Diego Citizen Science Expo is an event to encourage San Diegans to explore the diverse research projects that need public support. Explore the science happening in San Diego and find out how you can contribute to science doing things you already enjoy! The San Diego Citizen Science…

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Bioinformatics Study Group

April 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
UCSD Geisel Library, Hopkins Parking Structure, San Diego, CA
San Diego, CA US
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We are starting a new series of sessions focused on taking together the Coursera Genomic Data Science Specialization. We will be meeting from Noon to 2PM for the next few months at UCSD Geisel library near the Audrey Cafe. You *must* bring your own wi-fi capable laptop and headsets/ear-phones ! Feel free to come and ask questions, share information and have a pleasant time with like-minded people. We co-locate with the Python users group which has been good to have…

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Aging Therapies – Anachronisic Parabiosis

April 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
UCSD Geisel Library, 9500 Gilman Dr Dept 0175
La Jolla, US
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Member Talk - A. Rahmo PhD---------------------------------------- Dr Rahmo will facilitate a discussion and sharing among those of us already experienced, or wanting to learn about aging therapies Dr Rahmo will tell us about Anachronisic Parabiosis :- introduction- implication to aging prevention- current controversy- future prospects- conclusion The material will be derived from current references:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29104943

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Stall-Catchers Megathon

April 13 @ 10:30 pm - April 14 @ 12:30 am
La Jolla Riford Public Library, 7555 Draper Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
La Jolla, CA US
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Stall Catchers Megathon is multi-player online game that helps Cornell University complete a years worth of Alzheimer's research in one hour. La Jolla/Riford Library is one of only nine libraries in the country chosen for this project. People of all ages are welcome to participate, no scientific experience required! You can come to the library or participate from home. Sign up here:https://stallcatchers.com/megathon-register Join the team:"SD Library's Finest CITYzens" For more information:https://blog.eyesonalz.com/literally-everything-megathon/

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Bioinformatics Study Group

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
UCSD Geisel Library, Hopkins Parking Structure, San Diego, CA
San Diego, CA US
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We are starting a new series of sessions focused on taking together the Coursera Genomic Data Science Specialization. We will be meeting from Noon to 2PM for the next few months at UCSD Geisel library near the Audrey Cafe. You *must* bring your own wi-fi capable laptop and headsets/ear-phones ! Feel free to come and ask questions, share information and have a pleasant time with like-minded people. We co-locate with the Python users group which has been good to have…

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