Hosted by the League of Extraordinary Scientists and Engineers, Science-ING Chats are informal chats with scientists and engineers getting to know what they do for work and what sparked their passion for STEM.
Get to know the featured guests in their introductory videos below and then check out the recording of the live Zoom chat and see each of them speak at the timeframe listed below.
Dr. Lisa Ziegler Allen
Tiny yet MIGHTY!
J. Craig Venter Institute & Scripps Institution of Oceanography Scientist -Tiny yet MIGHTY! The outside role of viruses in the global ecosystem.
Identifying Fishes of the Deep Coral Sea
Scripps Institution of Oceanography Collection Manager FISHES Everything, I do is “CLASSIFIED”. Exploring and Identifying FISHES of the deep Coral Sea from my desk in California.
Dr. Sunny Fugate
Biologically Inspired Cyber Defenses
Senior Research Scientist at the Naval Information Warfare Center – Biologically Inspired Cyber Defenses: Defensive Mimicry, Strategic Unpredictability, Learning from Experience, and Adaptation.
Jasmine L. Sadler
Dancing Rocket Scientist
MBA Engineer / CEO – This future STEAM University owner Engineers a new perspective on Diversity.
11:15am - 11:30am
Antarctic Extremophile Explorer
Extremophile Explorer at The Scripps Institution of Oceanography & J. Craig Venter Institute - If they can make it there - Can they make it anywhere? — Extremophile ExplorING in Antarctica
Dr. Molly Matty
DNA & Worms
(AKA DR. DNA) Postdoctoral Fellow at Salk Institute - DNA & Worms - What can we learn from a worm: decision making and the microbiome.
11:45am – Noon
Dr. Alyssa Griffin
Climate Change for Kids
UC Davis CLIMATE CHANGE - A chat about climate change, ocean acidification and the future. These strong resilient ocean rain forests can and will survive if we all do our part. Take a dive and see an experiment you can do at home.
NOON - 12:15pm
Dr. Nicolas Galitzki
Taking us to the Edge of the Universe
Cosmologist @UCSDcosmology Postdoctoral scholar working on the @SimonsObs to learn about the origins of the Universe
Professor Andrew E. Allen
Microbial Ocean ExplorING
J Craig Venter Institute & Scripps Institution of Oceanography – Genomics & Ocean Phytoplankton Microbial Ocean ExplorING from Buckets & Nets to Automated Imaging Technology - Exploration & Data collection of our oceans microbial world has geared up for an explosion of NEW knowledge.
ROUND TABLE Chat Including a few special Guests