Emil Ferris, author and artist, pictured at San Diego Comic-Con International 2018.
Dr. Alysson Muotri, Director of the University of California San Diego Stem Cell Program, is using pluripotent stem cells to grow Neanderthal "minibrains" in the lab. He hopes his research leads to insights into the minds of our genetic relative, and modern brains as well.
Nathan Fletcher, San Diego County Supervisor.
U.S. Marine Cpl. Alex Garcia aboard Camp Pendleton
San Diego City Council candidate Marni von Wilpert
Arlene Jones, with the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, aboard Naval Base San Diego
Dr. Richard A. Brown M.D., an orthopedic hand surgeon who has written a thriller, "Scalpel's Cut."
Dr. Richard Schatz, a leading cardiologist who is co-developer of the first coronary stent, the Palmaz-Schatz stent. An image of the pioneering device is shown on the screen behind him.
California State Senate candidate Joy Silver of La Quinta.