SftPublic Programs 2014

Jan 21, 2014 snow cancellation; rescheduled for Apr 15 (Arjun Dey, Galaxy Evolution)

Feb 04, 2014 Replacing Plastic: The Merits of Shrilk. Javier Fernandez, PhD, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University. update 2016: Dr. Javier Fernandez is on the faculty of Singapore University of Technology & Design.

Mar 11, 2014 How Solar Systems Form: Puzzles and Possibilities Joan Najita, PhD, National Optical Astronomy Observatory, Tucson, Arizona

Mar 18, 2014 Leaving It Up To Chance: How Cells Make Decisions, Jané Kondev, PhD, Brandeis University

Apr 08, 2014 How Environmental Pollutants Impair Brain Development Philippe Grandjean, M.D., D.M.Sc. Harvard School of Public Health and University of S. Denmark

Apr 15, 2014 Massive Galaxies: Where and How They Form Arjun Dey,PhD, National Optical Astronomy Observatory, Tucson AZ

May 06, 2014 Earth and Humans: A Planetary Perspective Charles Langmuir, PhD, Harvard University

May 20, 2014 Mathematics and the Multiverse Max Tegmark, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

June 03, 2014 What Marine Sediments Reveal about Climate Change Richard Murray, PhD, Boston University

June 12, 2014 Conflicting Science on the Safety of Genetically Modified Foods Sheldon Krimsky, PhD, Tufts University

July 15, 2014 From the Cell to Cancer Ana Soto, M.D. and Carlos Sonnenschein, M.D., Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University

July 2014, 2014 (Working Science series): Understanding Viruses: The John Connor Lab John Connor, PhD, Boston University School of Medicine

Aug 19, 2014, 2014 Natural Mathematics: Intuition and Insight Sanjoy Mahajan, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Olin College of Engineering

Sept 23, 2014 Evolution of the Y Chromosome David Page, M.D., Whitehead Institute and Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

Oct 07, 2014 Genetics and Social Responsibility Jon Beckwith, PhD, Harvard Medical School

Oct 14, 2014 How DNA Is Folded in the Cell and Why It Matters Jané Kondev, PhD, Brandeis University

Nov 05, 2014 Great Expectations: The Large Hadron Collider 2015 Tulika Bose, PhD, Boston University

Nov 06, 2014 Viruses: Treats in a Tiny Package John Connor, PhD, Boston University School of Medicine

Nov 18, 2014 Creating Public Doubt about Scientific Facts Naomi Oreskes, PhD, Harvard University

Dec 02, 2014 Exoplanet Atmospheres Mercedes Lopez-Morales, PhD, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Dec 2014 (Working Science series) Mahajan Mathematics Sanjoy Mahajan, PD, Olin College of Engineering and Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dec 09, 2014 Cosmic Evolution Eric Chaisson, PhD, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics; Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Dec 2014 (Working Science series) Ocean Sediments: Earth's Deep Climate History Richard Murray, PhD, Boston University and National Science Foundation

Dec 17, 2014 Coastal Ecosystems and Climate Change Brian Helmuth, PhD, Northeastern University