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Sponsored by the ASBMB Public Outreach Committee
San Diego Marriott Marquis (located next door to the Convention Center) Marriott Hall 3, North Tower
SAT. APR 26, 7:30 PM-9:00 PM (During the ASBMB Opening Reception)

A special outreach-themed poster session is scheduled during the ASBMB Opening Reception. Come for the refreshments, stick around to get insights from experienced outreachers about their unique programs. Have your own informal science education program that you want to showcase? Submit your outreach program abstract today to ASBMB topic category #213 by the February 21 late-breaking abstract deadline!

sponsored by the ASBMB Public Affairs Advisory Committee
San Diego Convention Center, Rm 6B (Upper Level)
SUN. APR 27 12:30 PM-2:00 PM, Learn more 

Moderator: Jeremy M. Berg, Univ of Pittsburgh
Michael Marletta, Scripps Res Inst
Lita Nelson, MIT
Lana Skirboll, Sanofi
Paula Stephan, Georgia State Univ

Issues-based session sponsored by the ASBMB Minority Affairs Committee
San Diego Convention Center, Rm 1A 
SUN. APR 27, 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Ben Corb, ASBMB
Jonathan M Gitlin, NHGRI, NIH
Cynthia Robinson, AAAS 

SCIENCE COMMUNICATION TRAINING WORKSHOP- “You Can’t Say That on Television (or to Congress, or to students)"
Sponsored by the ASBMB Public Outreach Committee
San Diego Convention Center, Room 14A, Mezzanine Level
MON. APR 28, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Advance event registration required.  Learn more

Science outreach relies on the ability to properly communicate to an audience, whether giving a public presentation, responding to questions from an intrepid reporter, or showing a laboratory demonstration to K-12 students. To help ASBMB members improve their communication skills, the Public Outreach Committee is hosting a workshop that will provide session participants the opportunity to work with experts from different fields to craft targeted descriptions of their research that will serve to inform individual constituencies.

ASBMB SCIENCE CAFE "Game Changer: How a Computer Game Can Turn You Into a Real-Life Hero"
Southpaw Social Club, 815 J Street, San Diego CA
MON. APR 28, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Curious about how science outreach actually gets done? Then come check out our annual science cafe, sponsored by the ASBMB Public Outreach Committee. This year's cafe will feature an interactive, hands-on demo and discussion of FoldIt, the revolutionary protein folding video game being played by scientists and non-scientists alike. Learn more