Nicholas Spitzer, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Neurobiology, Director of the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, UCSD,

and inaugural Editor-in-Chief of

a discussion about consciousness.

John Hildebrand, PhD

Professor and Director, Scripps Whale Accoustic Lab, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

a lab tour and conversation about how sound is used by marine mammals and how sound can be used as a tool

for assessment of marine mammal populations.

Sarah Mesnick, PhD

Science Liaison for the Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC), an ecologist in the SWFSC’s Protected Resources Division,

and co-founder of the Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

a lab tour and discussion about the social evolution in the ocean and the role of social behavior in marine mammals.


Thomas Albright, PhD

Professor and Director, Vision Center Laboratory, Conrad T. Prebys Chair in Vision Research,

Salk Institute for Biological Sciences

a conversation about neuroscience and architecture.

Falk Feddersen, PhD

Acting Professor, Integrative Oceanography Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

a conversation about the future of beaches, La Jolla Shores,

and the rising sea levels

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