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2008 Friday Evening Lecture Series

Lillie Auditorium, 8:00 PM. Lectures are free and open to the public.
Speaker titles, abstracts and biographies will be posted as they become available.

Speakers for the Friday Evening Lecture Series are selected by a committee composed of the MBL, Marlene Belfort, Wadsworth Institute, Paul De Weer, University of Pennsylvania, Hugh Ducklow, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gerald Fischbach, Simons Foundation Autism Project, Richard Harland, UC Berkeley, Tim Mitchison, Harvard University, Mitchell Sogin, MBL, Clare Waterman-Storer, Scripps Institute.

Suggestions for future Friday Evening Lecturers are welcome and may be sent to FEL@mbl.edu

Date: Event:
06/20/08 Jeffrey I. Gordon, M.D., Washington University of St. Louis - "Dining in with a Few Trillion Friends: Exploring the Human Gut Microbiome"
06/27/08 Erich D. Jarvis, Ph.D., Duke University - "Evolution of Brain Systems for Vocal Learning"
(The Joe L. Martinez, Jr. & James G. Townsel Endowed Lectureship in SPINES)
07/03/08 Porter Lecture - Clara Franzini-Armstrong, University of Pennsylvania - "From Membranes to Molecules. A Morphologist View of How Muscle Controls Calcium Movements" - Note: Thursday Lecture
07/11/08 Distinguished Alumni Lecture - Thomas M. Schmidt, Michigan State University, co-director MBL Microbial Diversity Course - "The Microbial Basis for Life on Earth"
Forbes Lectures - Susan K. McConnell, Stanford University - 07/17: "Assembling a Neural Circuit: Transcriptional Control of Brain Wiring During Development"; 07/18: "Building a Brain During Development"
07/25/08 Nipam H. Patel, University of California, Berkeley; co-director MBL Embryology Course - "Butterfly Wings and Snail Shells: Evolution in Action"
08/01/08 Glassman Lecture - Sir Paul M. Nurse, The Rockefeller University; 2001 Nobel Laureate - "The Great Ideas of Biology"
08/08/08 Distinguished Alumni Lecture - Bruce N. Ames, University of California, Berkeley; Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute - "Delaying the Degenerative Diseases of Aging"
08/15/08 John P. Holdren, Woods Hole Research Center - "Meeting the Climate-Change Challenge: What Do We Know? What Should We Do?"
08/22/08 1st Annual Joshua Lederberg Lecture - Gary Ruvkun, Harvard Medical School, co-director MBL Biology of Aging Course - "Universal Genetic Programs of Animal Longevity"
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