Calendar for Monday May 3rd to Sunday May 9th 2010.

Send event suggestions to nesciencewriterscalendar@gmail.com by Wednesday for events occurring the following week.

Monday May 3rd, 2010.
12.30pm
“Post-Disaster Gender-Based Violence in Haiti”
Linda Marc Clérismé, research scientist/social epidemiologist, Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Cambridge Health Alliance & Harvard Medical School
Location: Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge Buildling Room G3, 677 Huntingdon Avenue, Boston MA. http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/hcphp/announcements/preparedness-speaker-series-dr-linda-marc-clerisme.html

Monday May 3rd, 2010.
2pm
“Light Dark Matter”
Aaron Pierce, University of Michigan
Location: MIT Center for Theoretical Physics, Cosman Seminar Room, MIT Building 6C-442
http://ctp.lns.mit.edu/seminars/seminars_NP.html

Monday May 3rd, 2010.
4.15pm
“Neutrino Cross-Section Measurements at SciBooNE”
Hide Tanaka, MIT
Location: MIT Building 26-414 (Kolker Room) http://www.lns.mit.edu/seminars/nppc.html

Monday, May 3rd 2010.
4:15 pm
“Gene Surfing and Survival of the Luckiest”
David Nelson, Harvard University
Location: Harvard University Jefferson 250 http://www.physics.harvard.edu/events/

Monday May 3rd, 2010.
4pm-5.30pm
“Sick Insurance: The Lessons from Medicare Part D for Regulation of Private Health Insurance Markets”
Daniel McFadden, UC Berkeley
Location: Boylson Hall, Room 110 (Fong Auditorium), One Harvard Yard, 95 Dunster Street, Cambridge MA.
http://isites.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k40863

Monday May 3rd, 2010.
8pm
“An evening with Jane Goodall”
Location: Sanders Theater, Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138.
Cost: $50, $40, $30; Students: $20
More information: 617-496-2222
http://www.janegoodall.org

Tuesday May 4th, 2010.
4pm
“The Genome Challenge: new medicine”
Victor McElheny, founding Director of the Knight Science Journalism Fellowships at MIT, and author of Drawing the Map of Life, Inside the Human Genome Project.
Location: MIT Building E19-623
http://web.mit.edu/knight-science/seminars/current.html

Tuesday May 4th, 2010.
11am
“Stem Cells in Cancer: Does It Matter?”
John E. Dick, Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret and Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network Professor, Dept. of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto, Director, Program in Cancer Stem Cells, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Location: Dana Farber Jimmy Fund Auditorium, 35 Binney St, Boston MA
http://www.hsci.harvard.edu/node/2771

Tuesday May 4th, 2010.
2.30pm
“Reaching for the Sky with SDSS and LSST”
Zeljko Ivezic
Location: Phillips Auditorium, Building D, Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden St, Cambridge MA.
http://www-ctp.mit.edu/cosmo.html
Wednesday May 5th, 2010.
4pm
“Patterns of Prime Numbers”
Ben J. Green, 2009–2010 Augustus Anson Whitney Scholar at the Radcliffe Institute, University of Cambridge (England)
Location: Radcliffe Gymnasium, 10 Garden Street, Radcliffe Yard, Cambridge MA 02138.
http://www.radcliffe.edu/events/calendar.aspx

Wednesday, May 5th 2010.
4pm
3rd Annual Arlene and Michael Magde Colloquium
“Severe Space Weather Effects on the Earth”
Joseph B. Reagan Retired VP & GM, Lockheed Martin Corporation/Member, National Academy of Engineering Boston College Higgins Hall Room 310
http://www.physics.bc.edu/Deptsite/seminars_new/coll5_5_10.shtml

Thursday May 6th, 2010.
4pm
“Genes and Drugs that Control Aging: The Promise of New Medicines”
David Sinclair, Harvard Medical School
Location: Room G2, Kresge Building, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntingdon Avenue, Boston MA http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/section/calendar/gazette-calendar/#/?i=6

Thursday May 6th, 2010.
4.15pm
“Physics and Baseball: a Report to Red Sox Nation”
Alan Nathan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Location: MIT Building 10-250
http://web.mit.edu/physics/events/colloquia.html

Friday May 7th, 2010.
4pm
“Mars: A foundation for exploring planetary atmospheres and ionospheres.” Paul Withers, Boston University
Location: 725 Commonwealth Avenue, CAS 502 http://www.bu.edu/phpbin/calendar/event.php?id=99469&cid=17&template=none

Saturday May 8th, 2010.
10am
“Subterranean Boston”
James Lambrechts, PE Assistant Professor, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Location: Boston Architectural College, 320 Newbury Street, Boston http://www.bostonbyfoot.org/calendar/lecture-series/

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