<span style="color: #3c7505;">Brilliant!Science: Decoding Human Health</span> <br /><span style="font-size: 20px; color: #fd5300;">A five-day biosciences festival</span> <br /><span style="font-size: 20px; color: #3c7505;">in partnership with the California Academy of Sciences</span>

January 24, 2013 - 12:00pm
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Special Events
Infectious Cures: Hijacking Viruses to Overcome Disease
At the Commonwealth Club
Over lunch, listen to Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology investigator Leor Weinberger discuss his revolutionary approach to halting AIDS by turning HIV on its head in the hope of transforming the very virus that ravages the body into a cure.

Date: January 24, 2013 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
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Micro NightLife (ages 21+)
At the California Academy of Sciences
Come and take a closer look at the microbes that colonize our bodies every day through hands-on demonstrations and one-on-one conversations with scientists. Enjoy bite-sized desserts, micro-brewed beers and music by Grown Kids Radio.

Date: January 25, 2013 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Body Art: An Evening Science Mingle (ages 21+)
At Intersection for the Arts
Mix and mingle with Academy and Gladstone scientists while exploring the human body as an art form—from brain to bone. Nosh on free tacos and beer while viewing Gladstone’s own on-display science images, along with body systems highlighted through body painting.

Date: January 26 & 27, 2013 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
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Decoding Human Health Family Celebration: a Weekend Festival
At the California Academy of Sciences
Discover more about the fascinating world of human health that we all share through hands-on activities, live chats with scientists, and performances for the whole family.

Date: January 28, 2013 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
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Stroke of Insight: Strengthening the Brain
At Herbst Theater
An Intimate Conversation with Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, who successfully recovered from a massive stroke to become the spokesperson for the possibility of full recovery from brain injury. Taylor will be in conversation with Thomas Goetz, executive editor of WIRED. This event is sold-out.


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