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Sea Slugs & "Science, Neat"

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Shayle Matsuda
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Shayle Matsuda is a graduate student studying sea slugs at the California Academy of Sciences. Out of the lab, he creates research experiences for high school students and hosts an interactive happy hour series at San Francisco's El Rio bar called "Science, Neat." He draws by hand, water-colors and uses digital media to make science more accessible. (His hand-drawn "Science, Neat" whale illustration is pictured here.) At a Bay Area Science Festival event Oct. 28, Shayle will talk about the challenges and rewards of being in transition from female to male while in the close quarters of a scientific expedition. He shares these and other highlights of his personal journey and his passion for science on tonight's Out in the Bay with host Eric Jansen.  7pm Thursday, Oct. 23, 91.7 FM + kalw.orgShayle Matsuda hosts "Science, Neat" at El Rio, 3158 Mission St. near Cesar Chavez, SF, 6:30 - 8:30 pm Wednesday Oct. 29, and speaks at the Bay Area Science Festival's "Story Collider & Inquiring Minds Live" event Tuesday, Oct. 28, starting at 7pm, at The Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., SF.