September 12, 2008: Dr. Yoky Matsuoka, MacArthur “Genius Award” winner and Professor, University of Washington Neurobotics Laboratory
Topic: Merging robotics and neuroscience

October 10, 2008: Dr. Colleen Delaney, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Topic: Using umbilical cord blood to save lives

November 14, 2008: Dr. Moe Khaleel, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Topic: The importance of diversification to the future of computing

December 12, 2008 : Dr. Nate Mantua, University of Washington Climate Impacts Group
Topic: Projected global and Pacific Northwest climate change

January 9, 2009: Dr. Raymond Huey, University of Washington Laboratory of Evolutionary Physiology
Topic: The study of survival patterns of Himalayan mountain climbers

February 13, 2009: Dr. Lee Hood, Founder, Institute for Systems Biology
Topic: Biological complexity and understanding how biological systems function.

March 13, 2009: Brian Bershad, Google
Topic: The future of search

April 17, 2009: Dr. Zeljko Ivezic, University of Washington Department of Astronomy
Topic: Breakthroughs in telescope technology

May 8, 2009: Dr. John Reganold, Washington State University Crop and Soil Sciences Department
Topic: Sustainable agricultural systems