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Science in the News is pleased to announce the 2016 Fall Lecture Series! Every week, a group of PhD students presents current information and ongoing research within a particular field. 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 p.m. Please see the “directions” link above for instructions on how to access the Armenise building and auditorium, located at 200 Longwood Ave in Boston.

This year’s series will feature eight lectures:
September 28 – Dawn of a New Era: Detecting wrinkles in spacetime
October 5 – When Food Fights Back: Exploring Salmonella’s journey through the human body
October 12 – Rogue Genomes: Evolving and engineering with selfish genes
October 19 – Charting the Hidden World of the Brain: A tale of lasers, magnets, and fish
October 26 – The Music of Medicine: Tuning the body to light and sound
November 2 – Understanding Suicide Risk: How language, emotion, and pain influence self-harm
November 9 – Small World, Big Data: From online dating to the emergency room
November 16 – From Ebola to Zika: Combating myths and controlling mosquitoes

Stay tuned for detailed information on each coming seminar!

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