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Science in the News is pleased to announce the 2017 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 at Harvard’s Cambridge Campus from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Please see the “directions” link above for instructions on how to access the Mallinckrodt Chemistry Lab and the lecture hall, located at 12 Oxford Street in Cambridge.

This year’s series will feature five lectures:
March 22 – Trimming the Fat: What genomics can tell us about obesity
April 5 – The Splice of Life: Cutting and pasting RNA in medicine and disease
April 19 – The Befuddling Brain: Neurogenetics and the mysteries of autism
May 3 – The Cancer Treatment Playbook: Why we still don’t have a cure
May 17 – One in a Million: The battle against antibiotic resistance

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!