Topical Lectures

Friday, February 15, 2013

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Felice Frankel: More Than Pretty Pictures: How the Process of Making Science Images and Graphics Clarifies Understanding
Research Scientist, Center for Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Karl Deisseroth: Optogenetics: Development and Application
D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University

12:00 PM-1:30 PM

Saturday, February 16, 2013

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Nina Jablonski: The Evolution and Meanings of Human Skin Color
Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University
Richard Alley: Ice Sheets, Sea Level, and Other Surprises: Benefits of Understanding Some Beautiful Places
Evan Pugh Professor, Department of Geosciences, and Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, Pennsylvania State University
SARTON LECTURE: Silvan Schweber: Hans Bethe and Physics in the 20th Century
Emeritus Professor of Physics and Richard Koret Professor in the History of Ideas, Brandeis University

Sunday, February 17, 2013

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Chad Mirkin: Nucleic Acid-Modified Nanostructures as Programmable Atom Equivalents: Forging a New Periodic Table
Director of International Institute for Nanotechnology and George B. Rathmann Professor of Chemistry, Northwestern University
Peter Norvig:Technology for Educating Everyone
Director of Research, Google Inc.