Seminar Series

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Science in the News is pleased to announce the 2019 Fall 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 fall lectures will be held on Wednesday evenings in Armenise Auditorium at Harvard Medical School from 7 to 9:00 p.m. Please see the directions link above for instructions on how to access Armenise Auditorium (in Goldenson Hall) and the lecture hall, located at 200 Longwood Ave in Boston.

This semester’s series will feature eight lectures:
October 9 – America’s Next Top Neuron: How microscopic competition shapes our brains
October 16 – Mutants on the Rise: Survival tricks of a flu virus
October 23 – Computers Dream of a Better Future: Artificial intelligence in materials science
October 30 – Masters of Disguise: How cephalopods change their colors
November 6 – The many magnitudes of darkness
November 13 – Bio-mimicry and nature-inspired design
November 20 – Using Probabilistic Machine Learning towards Diagnosing Neurodegenerative Diseases

Stay tuned for detailed information on each coming seminar!

Seminar Archives

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