Seminar Series

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Science in the News is pleased to announce the 2018 Spring Lecture Series! Every other week, a Harvard graduate or medical student presents current information and ongoing research within a particular field – and we’d like to invite you to join the discussion! Our seminars are free and open to audience members of any age and background.

All spring lectures will be held on Wednesday evenings in Pfizer Hall, Mallinckrodt Chemistry Labs from 7 to 9:00 p.m. Please see the “directions” link above for instructions on how to access Pfizer Hall, located at 12 Oxford Street, Cambridge.

This semester’s series will feature five lectures:
March 21 – It Takes Guts: The Power of Your Gut Microbiota
April 4 – Electricity, Epilepsy, and How your Brain Stays Balanced
April 18 – Approximating Intelligence: Machine Learning Driven AI
May 2 – “Super Black” Birds, Spiders, and Snakes
May 16 – Much Ado About Mumps: Using Genomics to Track Virus Outbreaks in Massachusetts & Beyond

Seminar Archives

To watch previous seminars from this season and previous seasons, check out our archives!