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Oct 17, 2017

the origins of cellular life

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jack szostak

Geneticist and 2009 Nobel Prize laureate.

 

He is a professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School, professor of chemistry and chemical biology at Harvard University, and Alexander A. Rich Distinguished Investigator, Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital.

 

Tuesday evenings, 7 p.m.
Edwards Auditorium, URI Kingston campus

 


Oct 24, 2017

are we alone in the universe?

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paul davies

Theoretical physicist, cosmologist, astrobiologist and author. 

 

He is Regents’ Professor and director of the Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science and principal investigator in the Center for Convergence of Physical Science and Cancer Biology at Arizona State University.

 

Tuesday evenings, 7 p.m.
Edwards Auditorium, URI Kingston campus

 


Nov 14, 2017

the dynamic unconscious mind

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heather berlin

Neuroscientist, educator and TV host. 

 

She is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and a visiting scholar at the New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute.

 

Tuesday evenings, 7 p.m.
Edwards Auditorium, URI Kingston campus

 


Now 28, 2017

the search for another earth

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sara seager

Astronomer, planetary scientist and author.

 

She is a professor of earth, atmostpheric and planetary science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a 2013 MacArthur Fellow.  She was recognized by TimeMagazine as one of the 25 most influential people in space.

 

Tuesday evenings, 7 p.m.
Edwards Auditorium, URI Kingston campus

 


Dec 5, 2017

the nature of human consciousness

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anil seth

Neuroscientist, editor, author and blogger.

 

He is a professor of cognitive and computational neuroscience at the University of Sussex, co-director of the Slacker Centre for Consciousness Science, and editor-in-chief of Neuroscience of Consciousness.

 

Tuesday evenings, 7 p.m.
Edwards Auditorium, URI Kingston campus

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