Calendar for Monday September 13th to Sunday September 20th, 2010.


Monday September 13th, 2010.
12pm
“Alternative Planet Formation Scenarios”
Robert Kurucz, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Location: Pratt Conference Room, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden St
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/ssp/events/2010fall/2010-09-13.html

Monday September 13th, 2010.
12.15pm
“Well What About the Children: Best Interests Reasoning, The New Eugenics, and the Regulation of Reproduction”
Glenn Cohen, Harvard Law School
Location: STS Circle, Suite 100, Room 106, 124 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge MA.
http://www.hks.harvard.edu/sts/events/sts_circle/

Monday September 13th, 2010.
12.15pm
“Chemical Biology Approaches to Cancer”
Gregory Verdine, Harvard
Location: Building C, Cannon Room, Harvard Medical School
http://itwwebs.med.harvard.edu/eventscal/asp-html/EventDetail.asp?id={A1538D12-0188-49C6-A0CA-2A031C2183E0}

Monday September 13th, 2010.
4pm
“What would we eat if we knew more: The implications of a large-scale change in nutrition labeling”
Jason Abaluck of MIT
Location: MIT Building E51 Room 151
http://econ-www.mit.edu/events/pospol

Monday September 13th, 2010.
4pm
“Turning the World Upside-Down: The Search for Global Health in the 21st Century:
Nigel Crisp, former chief executive of the NHS and permanent secretary of the UK Department of Health
Location: Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge Building, Room G2, 677 Huntingdon Avenue, Boston.
http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/section/calendar/gazette-calendar/

Monday, September 13th, 2010.
4.15pm
“Black Holes-The Harmonic Oscillators of the 21’st Century”
Andrew Strominger, Harvard University
Location: Harvard University Department of Physics, Jefferson 250.
http://www.physics.harvard.edu

Monday September 13th, 2010.
4.15pm
“Fascination with Nanocarbons”
C.N.R. Rao
Location: MIT Building 6 Room 120
http://events.mit.edu/event.html?id=11618927&date=2010/09/13

Monday September 13th, 2010.
7pm
“Sous-vide Cooking: A State of Matter”
Juan Roca, El Celler de Can Roca
Location:  Harvard Science Center D, 1 Oxford St, Cambridge MA.
http://www.seas.harvard.edu/cooking

Tuesday September 14th, 2010.
8am
“They’re Watching You: Metrics and Public Databases”
Gary Goldsmith, Medical Informatics, Mount Auburn Hospital
Location: Mount Auburn Hospital, Mount Auburn St, Parsons 1, Ob/Gyn Conference Room
http://itwwebs.med.harvard.edu/eventscal/asp-html/EventDetail.asp?id={6D9CBC37-789E-4D6E-AA74-C61A36842DC4}

Tuesday September 14th, 2010.
2.15pm
“Children Who Choose Not To Eat Meat”
Paul Harris, professor of Education
Location: Harvard Graduate School of Education, Elliot Lyman, Longfellow Hall, 13 Appian Way
http://cmei-harvard.ning.com/

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010.
2.30pm
“Eternal inflation predicts that time will end”
Ben Freivogel, MIT-CTP
Location: MIT Center for Theoretical Physics, MIT Building 6c Room 442 (Cosman Seminar Room)
http://www-ctp.mit.edu/cosmo.html

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010.
4pm
“Chiral Self-Assembly”
Zvonimir Dogic, Brandeis University.
Location: Brandeis University, Abelson 131
http://www.brandeis.edu/departments/physics/events/departmentcolloquia.html
Tuesday, September 14th, 2010.
4pm
“Genes from Neanderthal to now”
David Reich, geneticist and Professor at Harvard Medical School
Location: MIT Building E19, Room 623, Knight Science Journalism Seminar Room
http://web.mit.edu/knight-science/seminars/current.html

Tuesday September 14th, 2010.
6.30pm
“Language and Cognition”
Leonid Perlovsky, Principal Research Physicist and Technical Advisor, Air Force Research Lab, Hanscom AFB
Location: Olin College of Engineering, Olin Way, Needham MA 02492
http://www.ieeeboston.org/org/subgroups/robotics_automation.html#sep14
Wednesday September 15th, 2010.
11am
“Transcription Factor Protein Evolution and the Origin of Evolutionary Novelties”
Gunter Wagner, Yale University
Location: Main Lecture Hall, BioLabs Building, Harvard University, 16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge MA.
http://www.oeb.harvard.edu/news_events/seminars.html

Wednesday September 15th, 2010
4pm
“Super-Earths and Life: A Fascinating Puzzle”
Lisa Kaltenegger, Harvard/CFA
Location: Haller Hall (Room 102), Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St
http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/section/calendar/gazette-calendar/

Thursday September 16th, 2010
12pm
“A New Paradigm for GTPase Regulation of Co-Translational Protein Transport”
Shu-ou Shan
Location: Northwest Building, B103, 53 Oxford St, Cambridge MA.
http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/section/calendar/gazette-calendar/

Thursday September 16th, 2010.
4pm
“The functional architecture of face processing in the primate brain”
Leslie Ungerleider, Neurocircuitry section, Lab of Brain and Cognition, NIMH
Location: MIT Building 46, Room 3002 (The Singleton Auditorium)
http://bcs.mit.edu/newsevents/colloquia.html

Thursday September 16th, 2010.
4pm
“The Genome and other surprises “
Victor McElheny, Founding Director, Knight Science Journalism Program
Location: MIT Building E19, Room 623, Knight Science Journalism Seminar Room
http://web.mit.edu/knight-science/seminars/current.html

Thursday September 16th, 2010.
7pm
“Challenges and opportunities in applying computational and synthetic biology to preventing disease and creating new materials”
George Church, Harvard Medical School
Location: Broad Institute Auditorium, MIT Building NE-30
http://ewh.ieee.org/r1/boston/computer/church2010talk.html

Thursday September 16th, 2010.
7pm
“Climate Wars: The fight for Survival as the World Overheats”
Gwynne Dyer, journalist and historian
Location:  Harvard Bookstore, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA
http://www.harvard.com/events/press_release.php?id=2597

Thursday September 16th, 2010.
7.30pm
“ Beyond UFOs: The Search for ET Life and its Astonishing Implications for our Future”
Jeffrey Bennett
Location: Phillips Auditorium, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden St, Cambridge.
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/events/mon.html

Friday September 17th, 2010.
3pm
“The Shape of Inner Space:  String Theory and the Geometry of the Universe’s Hidden Dimensions”
Shing-Tung Yau, mathematician at Harvard University, and Steve Nadis, contributing editor to Astronomy Magazine
Location: Harvard Bookstore, 1256 Mass Ave, Cambridge MA,
http://www.harvard.com/events/press_release.php?id=2599

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