Pizza with a Scientist: David Hibbett and mushroom evolution – 1/30 @ 6PM

Join your fellow New England Science Writers for a small-group discussion about the diversity and evolution of mushroom-forming fungi with Clark University professor David Hibbett, a 2017-18 fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study who is currently working on a book on mushroom evolution for a general audience.

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 6:00 pm
Byerly Hall
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
8 Garden St, Cambridge, MA

This event is limited to 15 people; RSVP to reserve your seat!

Contact Elizabeth Thompson with any questions.

Can’t make this one? Learn about our other spring 2018 Pizza with a Scientist events.

Mark your calendars for our upcoming “Pizza with a Scientist” events!

Join your fellow New England Science Writers this spring for five small-group discussions over pizza with Radcliffe Fellows who will talk with us about everything from the evolution of mushrooms to women, science, and Islam. All talks, which are free (pizza is on us), will be held at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study from 6-8pm.

Dates and speakers are:

Tuesday, January 30
David Hibbett, Clark University
Diversity and evolution of mushroom-forming fungi

Tuesday, February 20
Nicola Pohl, Indiana University
Carbohydrates and their role in potential therapeutics

Thursday, March 22
Axel Meyer, University of Konstanz (Germany)
Evolution and genomics of cichlids (fish that are a model system in evolutionary biology)

Tuesday, April 24
Jane Lipson, Dartmouth
How does a biological cell resemble salad dressing? Why is a glass not crystalline? Using chemistry and physics to understand the world around us.

Thursday, May 10
Rana Dajani, Hashemite University (Jordan)
Women, science, and Islam