Each year, the Division of Biological Sciences offers a series of lectures feauturing leading scientists from various fields. These lectures are free and open to the general public.
The Heiligenberg Lectures recognize the most distinguished research in neuroethology and in identifying how complex behaviors emerge from the activity patterns of neural networks.
A series of three lectures over three consecutive days: the first lecture provides an overview of the field and is accessible to a general audience familiar with biology; the second lecture offers an in-depth review of the lecturers earlier work; and the third is generally focused on current “hot topics” in neuroscience research.
UC San Diego's leading biologists give an in-depth career perspective talk in which they provide the context in which they made their seminal discoveries.