Seminar Series

We regret to inform you that the final lecture of our Spring Seminar Series, “Columbine Flowers: Bringing petals to the third dimension,” has been canceled due to illness.

We hope to see you at future events!

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Science in the News is pleased to announce the 2019 Spring Lecture Series! Every week, a group of Harvard graduate or medical students present 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 eight lectures:
March 13 – Creating Perception: How the Brain Constructs the World
March 27 – Energy: Where We Get It and Where We Are Going
April 10 – What Children Can Teach Us About the Nature of Human Intelligence
April 24 – Photopharmacology: How a Light Can Help Improve Medication
May 8 – Cities Resting on Slush: Impacts of Climate Change on Earth’s Frozen Regions
May 22 – Columbine Flowers: Bringing Petals to the Third Dimension

Seminar Archives

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