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UC Santa Cruz 2019 Alumni Weekend Events Featuring Appearances by Genomics Institute & QB3 Affiliated Faculty

April 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT

Attention UC Santa Cruz Alumni!

Alumni Weekend 2019 is coming up April 26-28. Connect with fellow Slugs, walk your familiar paths on campus, as well as lots of music, food and fun!

Below are selected events featuring appearances by Genomics Institute Affiliated Faculty

Register and plan your weekend: alumniweekend.ucsc.edu Posting to social media? Use #UCSCAlumni

Distinguished Graduate Student Alumni Award Luncheon | Sat. 4/27 11:00 am -1:30 pm | Stevenson Event Center | Register

David Haussler presents Steve Benz with the Distinguished Graduate Alumnus award on behalf of Baskin Engineering and the Genomics Institute.

Lab Tours Sat. 4/27 1:30-3 pm  | Register

Join us for a behind the scenes look at work currently underway in cutting-edge engineering labs. Conducted by:

  • Sri Kurniawan and Mircea Teodorescu, highlighting the CAVE (E2) and the works of students
  • Ricardo Sanfelice, highlighting the Hybrid Systems Lab (E2)
  • Camilla Forsberg, highlighting the Institute for the Biology of Stem Cells (BioMed)

BE Happy Juice Bar  Saturday, April 27 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm  Jack Baskin Engineering | Register

Relax, refresh, connect!

Teach-ins: Big ideas, no quizzes

Sat. 4/27 11:00 am -12:00 pm | E2, room TBA | Doors open at 10:30 am. | Register

No quizzes! Just cool ideas. Join us to experience some of what keeps our faculty and students busy.

David Bernick, Assistant Adjunct Professor of Biomolecular Engineering, “Fuel, Food, and Pharma: Can Synthetic Biology Empower Social Change?”

Lise Getoor, Professor of Computer Science & Engineering, “Responsible Data Science”

Abhradeep Guha Thakurta, Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Engineering, “Decoding Genetic Privacy”

High Impact Science from Physical & Biological Sciences

Sat. 4/27 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm |  Reception in the square between PSB and library beginning at 1:30 | Talk Location: PSB 110, 2:00–3:00 pm | Register

Talks by four PBSci faculty followed by a beer, wine, and snacks reception where you can learn about our departments, programs, and students. The faculty speakers — who are also UC Santa Cruz alumni — are:

* Earth and the Cosmos–Natalie Batalha

* Life and the Environment–Kristy Kroeker

* Next-Generation Medicine–Olena Morozova Vaske (Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative)

* Teaching Techniques for Today–Aura Alegra Eroy‑Reveles


April 27, 2019
11:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT


Various Locations Including Baskin Engineering Buildings and Physical Sciences Building Room 110
University of California
Santa Cruz,CAUnited States