Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination Presents:

'The Andromeda Strain'

Discussants are:

Ethan Bier, UC San Diego, Biology

Kit Pogliano, UC San Diego, Biology

Victor Nizet, UC San Diego, Pediatrics and Pharmacy

25 September 2014

Doors open at 5:40 PM. Discussion begins at 6PM, followed by the film screening

Qualcomm Institute Atkinson Hall Auditorium
9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

The Andromeda Strain (1971), directed by Robert Wise and based on Michael Crichton's best-selling novel of the same name. Discussion prior to screening with guest speakers Ethan Bier (UC San Diego, Biology), Kit Pogliano (UC San Diego, Biology), and Victor Nizet (UC San Diego, Pediatrics and Pharmacy).

For information, please contact:
info [at] imagination.ucsd.edu

http://imagination.ucsd.edu/news/the-andromeda-strain-discussion-screeni...

The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP for admission at: http://andromeda-imagination.eventbrite.com

This event is possible through the support by UC San Diego, ViaSat, and the Ray Thomas Edwards Foundation

 


 

"The Andromeda Strain"

1971. Sci-Fi | Thriller, 131 min, USA
Director: Robert Wise
Writers: Michael Crichton (novel), Nelson Gidding (screenplay)
Stars: James Olson, Arthur Hill, David Wayne

SYNOPSIS:
A group of scientists investigates a deadly new alien virus before it can spread.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066769/

Related Links:

Ethan Bier, PhD
Professor
UC San Diego Biological Science
http://www-biology.ucsd.edu/faculty/bier.html

Kit J. Pogliano, PhD
Professor
UC San Diego Biological Science
http://www-biology.ucsd.edu/faculty/pogliano.html

Victor F. Nizet
Professor SOM/SSPS
UC San Diego Pediatrics and Pharmacy
http://nizetlab.ucsd.edu/

The Arthur C Clarke Center for Human Imagination
http://imagination.ucsd.edu/index.html

The Arthur C. Clarke Foundation
http://www.clarkefoundation.org/

ViaSat
http://www.viasat.com/

Ray Thomas Edwards Foundation
http://www.edwardsfoundation.org/

Sheldon Brown
Professor
UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts
http://visarts.ucsd.edu/faculty/sheldon-brown
http://sheldon-brown.net
Director
The Arthur C Clarke Center for Human Imagination
http://imagination.ucsd.edu/index.html#people
Site Director
NSF Center for Hybrid Multicore Productivity Research (CHMPR)
http://chmpr.ucsd.edu/
Co-Pl and Artist-in-Residence of Calit2
http://www.calit2.net/

Images from "The Andromeda Strain" (1971).

 

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