2024 Friday Evening Lectures

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Whether you鈥檙e in Woods Hole or halfway around the world, join us for this venerable MBLlecture series.

Lectures are free and open to the public聽for in-person and virtual attendance. No registration required for in-person attendance. Doors open at 7:30 PM, lectures start at 8 PM in the Cornelia Clapp Auditorium.

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

Shirley Malcom
June 21 - 聽鈥淔inding a Place in Science: Life Sciences and Lived Experiences鈥

E.B. Wilson History and Philosophy of Science Lecture
Shirley Malcom, American Association for the Advancement of Science SEA Change

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Max Holmes
June 28 - 鈥淐limate Change: Charting a Path to a Positive Future鈥

Glassman Lecture
Max Holmes, Woodwell Climate Research Center

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L Mahadevan
July 5 - 鈥淓ndless Forms Most Beautiful: Geometry, Physics and Biology鈥

L Mahadevan, Harvard University

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Yasmin Hurd
July 12 - 鈥淒eciphering Neurobiological Processes of Opioid Addiction towards Novel Interventions鈥

Forbes Lecture
Yasmin Hurd, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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Alex Worden
July 26 - 鈥淕oing Where The Wild Things Are: Ocean Microbes, Their Interactions, and Ecosystem Consequences鈥

Alexandra Worden, MBL& University of Chicago

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Bo Wang
August 2 - 鈥淟earning the Superpower of Animal Diversity One Cell Type at a Time鈥

Bo Wang, Stanford University

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Sinha Neelima
August 9 - 鈥淎ttack of the Killer Plants!鈥

Porter Lecture
Neelima Sinha, University of California Davis

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Amy Finkelstein
August 16 - 鈥淓xpanding Health Insurance: What Does It Do and What Does That Mean?鈥

Amy Finkelstein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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