UCSB researchers share their expertise on topics in science and engineering

They encompass groundbreaking research and innovative technology (GRIT), from Alzheimer genes to ocean exploration to whether and how acetaminophen influences our perception of other people. These are GRIT Talks, a lecture series presented by UC Santa Barbara’s Office of Summer Sessions. The annual program gives researchers at UCSB an opportunity to share their expertise in engineering, neuroscience, psychology, biology, computer science, mathematics, earth science and geography. The talks are free and open to the public. On Thursday, June 30, Kenneth Kosik will address Alzheimer’s disease in “Stalking an Alzheimer Gene Mutation in the Far Mountains of Colombia” at 5 p.m. in Hatlen Theater. Kosik is the Harriman Professor of Neuroscience Research in UCSB’s Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology and co-director of the campus’s Neuroscience Research Institute. Geochemist David…


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