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2010 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: Marlene Belfort, Wadsworth Institute; Gary Borisy, MBL; Paul De Weer, University of Pennsylvania; Hugh Ducklow, MBL; Gerald Fischbach, Simons Foundation Autism Project; Joshua Hamilton, MBL; Richard Harland, UC Berkeley; Tim Mitchison, Harvard University; Mitchell Sogin, MBL; and Clare Waterman, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.

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



Date:

Speaker:
 
06/18/10 "Breakthroughs in Imaging Using Photoactivatable Fluorescent Proteins" - Porter Lecture - Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, National Institutes of Health
   
06/25/10 "MicroRNA Pathways in Worms and Humans" - Glassman Lecture - Victor Ambros, University of Massachusetts Medical School
   
07/02/10 Susan R. Barry, Mount Holyoke College - "Fixing My Gaze: A Scientist's Journey into Seeing in Three Dimensions"
   
07/09/10 Margaret J. McFall-Ngai, The University of Wisconsin Madison - "Waging Peace: Diplomatic Relations in Animal-Bacterial Symbioses"
   
07/15/10-
07/16/10
Forbes Lectures - Allison Doupe, University of California, San Francisco - July 15: “Lessons from Songbirds about Basal Ganglia Circuits, Social Context, and Plasticity” - July 16: “What Songbirds Can Teach Us About Learning And The Brain”
   
07/23/10 "Dying Young as Late in Life as Possible: Stem Cells, Tissue Renewal, and Regeneration" - Distinguished Alumni Lecture - Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, University of Utah School of Medicine; Howard Hughes Medical Institute
   
07/30/10 "The Nitrogen Dilemma: Feed the World or Protect the Environment?" - James N. Galloway, University of Virginia; Recipient of the 2008 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement
   
08/06/10 "Arctic Americans and Ice Age Animals Versus the Fossil Fuelers" - Peter Matthiessen, Two-time National Book Award-winning novelist and nonfiction writer
   
08/13/10 Joshua Lederberg Lecture - "Telomere Biology in Aging and Cancer" - Woodring E. Wright, UT Southwestern Medical Center

 
08/20/10 "Establishing a Body Plan: Maternal Control of Axis Formation in Drosophila" - Sager Lecture - Trudi Schupbach, Princeton University; Howard Hughes Medical Institute
   






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