EMBL Forum seminars on Science and Society
The seminars series "EMBL Forum on Science and Society" was launched in 1998 to promote awareness within our institute of the impact that work within the life sciences is having on society. The EMBL Forum serves as an arena for multidisciplinary events and activities highlighting the ways in which recent developments within the life sciences in general, and within molecular biology in particular, are having a profound impact on people, their societies as well as their cultures. We invite speakers – experts within various disciplines of science and the humanities – on a regular basis to the EMBL to give public lectures on topics of interest.
What we hope to accomplish with these seminars is to explore and to communicate to diverse audiences the complex nature of the relationships that link the life sciences and society.
Monday, 13 January 2014,14:00, Large Operon, EMBL Heidelberg
Genetics, Neuroscience and Criminal Responsibility
Nita A. Farahany, Duke University
Friday, 31 January 2014,12:00, Amphi MINATEC, EMBL Grenoble
TARA OCEANS: Une approche mondiale de la vie océanique microscopique
Eric Karsenti, EMBL
Monday, 24 March 2014, 14:00, Large Operon, EMBL Heidelberg
The Neuroscience of True and False Memories
Craig Stark, University of California at Irvine