Friday Evening Lectures – 2014

Lillie Auditorium, 8:00 PM. Lectures are free and open to the public.

Suggestions for future Friday Evening Lecturers are welcome and may be sent to FEL@mbl.edu.

Lectures marked with an * were not recorded.

Date:

06/27/14
07/03/14
07/11/14
07/18/14
07/25/14
08/01/14
08/08/14
08/15/14
08/22/14
Speaker:

Glassman Lecture
"Finding Your Inner Fish"
Neil Shubin, University of Chicago
“Deforestation, Agriculture, and the Future of the Amazon”friday evening lecture, July 3
Christopher Neill, Marine Biological Laboratory
“Declining Human Fertility: A Conspiracy of Sex, Age, and the Environment?”friday evening lecture, July 11
Patricia Hunt, Washington State University
friday evening lecture, July 3Forbes Lecture
“Transparent Vertebrates Offer a Direct View of the Nervous System in Action”
Joseph Fetcho, Cornell University
friday evening lecture, July 25Porter Lecture
“The Intelligent Glue that Holds Us Together”
Richard Hynes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Howard Hughes Medical Institute
friday evening lecture, August 1“The Timescales of Climate Change”
Daniel Schrag, Harvard University Center for the Environment
"Stepping on the Long Tail of Microbial Populations"friday evening lecture, August 8
Mitchell Sogin, Marine Biological Laboratory
“Surprise at the Synapse: Developmental Critical Periods and Alzheimer's Disease - Can Knowledge of One Help Cure the Other?”*
Carla Shatz, Stanford University
friday evening lecture, August 8Lederberg Lecture
“From Yeast Cells to Patient Neurons: A Powerful Discovery Platform for Combating
Neurodegenerative Diseases”
Susan Lindquist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Howard Hughes Medical Institute