SftPublic Programs 2012

Jan 2012 Cracking the Neural Code for Speech Frank Guenther, PhD, Boston University

Feb 2012 Solar Power the Third Way Gang Chen, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Feb 2012 Harnessing the Bioelectric Potential of Cells Michael Levin, PhD, Tufts University

Mar 2012 The Renaissance Roots of Modern Science Toby Lester, Author

Apr 2012 The Politics of Food’s Environmental Footprint Susanne Freidberg, PhD, Dartmouth College

May 2012 The Core of the Moon Benjamin Weiss, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

May 2012 The Advent of Personalized Genomic Medicine John Quackenbush, PhD, Harvard School of Public Health; Dana-Farber Inst

June 2012 Beyond the Gene: Epigenetics Revealed Mary Gehring, PhD, Whitehead Institute

June 2012 Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living Jeff Deyette, Union of Concerned Scientists

July 2012 “Shocking” News from Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents Peter Girguis, PhD, Harvard University

Aug 2012 The Health Threat of BPA and Other Endocrine Disruptors Ana Soto, M.D., and Carlos Sonnenschein, M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine

Sept 2012 Update from the Large Hadron Collider: The Higgs? Steven Nahn, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sept 2012 The Grand Geometry of Nature Gigliola Staffilani, PhD, and Tom Mrowka, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Oct 2012 Accelerated Climate Change: Can Nature Adapt? Richard Primack, PhD, Boston University

Oct 2012 Science Outreach Programs for Youth Irene Porro, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Oct 2012 co-sponsor Gallery Talk Institute for Contemporary Art_ Bang Wong & David Steinberg discuss Josiah McElheny’s Pictures of the Infinite Exhibit

Dec 2012 See What I Mean? Visualizing Science Bang Wong, Broad Institute

Dec 2012 There and Back: A Virtual Trip to the Deep Sea: SftPublic & TEDx Adventure tour of the Girguis Lab at Harvard with Prof. Peter Girguis