Space Science Lectures
February 2013, Huntsville, AL, "Things We Need to Know About the Brain Before We Go" invited presentation to the 2nd Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop 2013 (Space Science).
November 2014, Oak Ridge, TN "There's Nothing Like a Little (Biomedical) Science… in Space!" invited presentation to the 3rd Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop 2014 (Space Science).
September 2015, Dallas TX "Developing a memory prosthetic: from rodents to primates to humans," invited speaker, Psychology Grand Rounds, Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical School.
February 2016, Chattanooga, TN "Human Health in Space" invited presentation, “Homo Stellaris” working track director, the 4th Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop 2016 (Space Science)
October 2017, Huntsville, AL "Human Life in Space - Separating Reality from Wishful Thinking." Continuing Education seminar, The 5th Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop 2017 (Space Science)
October 2017, Huntsville, AL "Working Track: The Evolving Role of Security & Intel in Space - Turning Paranoia into Preparation " Proposer & Director, Working Track, the 5th Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop 2017 (Space Science)
School and Community Presentations
November, 1994, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. STEP One Substance abuse community education lecture (6th grade health class) “Effects of Drug Abuse on the Brain: Marijuana.”
October, 1995 ,Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Whittaker Elementary School (1st grade class) “Effects of drug abuse on the brain.”
March, 1998, Winston-Salem, NC. Connectivity ‘98: Research and Technology in the Piedmont Triad, High School Student Day: “How Memories are Formed.”
July, 1998, Kernersville, NC. YMCA summer day camp (1st-4th grade) “Take care of your brain.”
March, 1999, Kernersville, NC. Cub Scout Pack 940. Webelos Scientist requirement
July, 1999., Kernersville, NC. YMCA summer day camp(1st-4th grade) “Take care of your brain.”
September 2000, Kernersville, NC. Cub Scout Pack 940. Webelos Scientist requirement: “This is Your Brain.”
October, 2002, Kernersville, NC. Cub Scout Pack 940. Webelos Scientist requirement
April, 2003, Kernersville, NC. YMCA Teen program (6th-10th grade) “Your Brain on Drugs.”
March, August, 2013, "Whatever Happened to the Six Million Dollar Man?" Update on the current state of the art in "Bionic" prosthetics. "Stellarcon" March 1, 2013, "Dragoncon" Sept. 1, 2013
May-June, 2013, "The Future and You" podcast interview hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb. (http://thefutureandyou.libsyn.com). Three-part series on memory (May 29, June 5, June 12, 2013).
Jan-Dec, 2013, "Science Behind the Sci-Fi: Neuroscience." Monthly blog and compilation as "Volume 2 - Escaping Titan Sourcebook" for Broken Crown Games published March 2014.
October 2013, Memory discussion panel on "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" presented as "Neuroscience and a Movie" by WFBMC Brain Awareness Council
April 2014 Dream and Sleep Science discussion panel on "Inception" presented as "Neuroscience and a Movie" by WFBMC Brain Awareness Council
October 2014 Zombie, Regeneration and Stem Cells discussion panel on "Young Frankenstein" presented as "Neuroflix" by WFBMC Brain Awareness Council
June, 2014 "The Quantum Brain" and "Whatever Happened to the Flatworm?" Science talks at the LibertyCon 27 convention, Chattanooga, TN (recorded for later podcast by "The Future and You")
October 2014 PTSD discussion panel on "To Hell and Back Again" presented as "Neuroflix" by WFBMC Brain Awareness Council
April, 2016 "Writing for Science and Science Fiction" classroom tele-interview for "LEAP Academy" Creative Writing class, San Antonio, TX
July, 2016 "Science Resources for Writers", "From GIs to Jock: Traumatic Brain Injury", LibertyCon, Chattanooga, TN