Monday October 25th to Sunday October 31st, 2010.

Monday October 25th, 2010.
“Bio-Inspired, Smart, Multiscale Interfacial Materials”
Lei Jiang, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Location: Harvard’s Maxwell-Dworking Building, Room G115, 33 Oxford St, Cambridge MA 02138.;jsessionid=5EED503EF680045CD94B6281629ECB1E.wyss2

Monday October 25th, 2010.
“The Icing on the Brain:  The Meninges Control Cortical Neurogenesis and Axon Guidance.”
Samuel Pleasure of UCSF
Location: Children’s Hospital, Folkman Auditorium, Enders Building, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston

Monday October 25th, 2010.
“LEDS and Sustainability in Labs and Architecture: Synergy or Lighting Rivals”
Thomas Schielke
Location: MIT Building 7-431

Monday October 25th, 2010.
Office of Science and Technology Policy Director John Holdren
Location: MIT Wong Auditorium in the Tang Center, Building E51, Room 115
Corner of Amherst and Wadsworth Streets near Kendall Square

Monday October 25th, 2010.
“Mars: History of Climate Change and of the Water Cycle”
Jim Head, Brown University
Location: Haller Hall, Hoffman 4th Floor, 20 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA 02138

Monday October 25th, 2010.
“Emergence of Gravity”
Erik Verlinde, University of Amsterdam
Location: Harvard University’s Jefferson Laboratory, room 250

Monday October 25th, 2010.
“Increased Solvability or Increased Intrusion? The Use of Familial DNA in Criminal Investigations”
David LAzer, Northeastern University, director, Program on Networked Governance, Harvard Kennedy School
Location: Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor Taubman Building, 15 Eliot St, Cambridge MA 02138
Monday October 25th, 2010.
“Running Dry,” a book about the Colorado River
Jonathan Waterman, Photographer and Author
Location: New England Aquarium Harborside Learning Lab, One Central Wharf, Boston MA

Tuesday October 26th, 2010.
Autism Consortium 2010 Symposium
Location: Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston MA.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010
12 noon
“Searching for the Dark Photon at JLab”
Tim Nelson, SLAC
Location: MIT Laboratory for Nuclear Science, MIT Building 26-414, Kolker Room

Tuesday October 26th, 2010.
“Relevance to Human Health of the Varying Balance Between Host Protection and Inflammation in Different Species”
Shaw Warren of MGH
Location: Harvard School of Public Health, Building 1, Room 1302

Tuesday, October 26, 2010
2:30 pm
“Testing LCDM model on large and small cosmic scales”
Yin-Zhe Ma, Cambridge University, UK
Location: MIT Center of Theoretical Physics Building 6c-442 Cosman Seminar Room

Tuesday, October 26, 2010
3:30 pm
“Cyberspace-Taming the Wild West”
John Savage of Brown University
Location: Boston University Physics Colloquium, Metcalf Science Center, Room 107
590 Commonwealth Ave, Boston MA.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010
4:00 pm
“Measuring the spins of stellar-mass black holes”
Jeffrey E. McClintock of Harvard-Smithsonian CfA
Location: Brandeis University’s Abelson 131
Tuesday, October 26th, 2010.
4:00 pm
“Blind Children See, and in Turn Teach Us Neuroscience”
Pawan Sinha, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT
Location: Knight Science Journalism Seminar Room, MIT Building E19-623.

Tuesday October 26th, 2010.
“Parental Control Over the Brain”
Christopher Gregg of Harvard
Location: McLean Hospital, deMarneffe Building Room 132, 115 Mill Street, Belmont.

Tuesday October 26th, 2010.
“Negotiating the Gulf Disaster”
Larry Suskind, MIT professor of Urban Studies and Planning
Location: MIT Museum, 265 Mass Ave, Cambridge MA

Tuesday October 26th, 2010.
Jose Andres
Location: Science Center D, One Oxford St, Cambridge MA 02138

Wednesday October 27th, 2010.
“The Antigenic Evolution of Influence A: Drift of Thrift”
Sunetra Gupta, University of Oxford

Wednesday, October 27, 2010
2:30 pm
“Searching for a Dark Photon at JLab”
Tim Nelson (SLAC)
Location: Harvard University Palfrey House 1st floor conference room, 18 Hammond St, Cambridge, MA.

Wednesday, October 27 2010
“Is nuclear energy the enabling technology for large scale renewables?”
Charles Forsberg of MIT
Location: UMass Lowell Dept of Physics and Applied Physics Olney 218, One University Ave, Lowell MA.

Wednesday October 27th, 2010.
“From Local to Global Health”
HSPH Book Presentation:
Adetokunbo Lucas
Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge Building, Room G2, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115

Wednesday October 27th, 2010.
“How can the world’s biggest atom smasher unlock the secrets of the universe?” Amir Aczel and Stephen Reucroft
Location: Cahners Theater, Museum of Science, 1 Science Park, Boston MA

Wednesday October 27th, 2010.
Science in the News “Forget-Me-Not: How Memories are Formed and Lost”
Location: Armenise Amphitheatre, 200 Longwood Avenue, Boston MA 02115

Thursday, October 28, 2010
“The Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope, Relativistic Jet Sources, and the Origin of the Ultra-high Energy Cosmic Rays”
Charles Dermer of the Naval Research Laboratory
Location: MIT Building 10, Room 250

Friday October 28th, 2010.
“Towards the Higgs at Tevatron”
Vadim Rusu of Fermilab Tufts University
Location: Science & Technology Center 4 Colby St., Room 136, Medford Campus

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