November 2011

Telling the Stories of Science: 10 Years of Science Writing at MIT

Telling the Stories of Science
A Symposium Celebrating 10 Years of Science Writing at MIT

 

Please check this page regularly, as updates will be posted.  We expect registration to open for the event in January, 2012.

March 23, 2012

7-10 pm Wine and cheese reception and check-in

March 24, 2012

10am -12 pm Alumni Career Slam (Alumni only)

Tell your fellow graduates where you’ve been, where you are, and where you want to go.

2-3:30 pm Fifty Years Ahead: Imagining Neuroscience in 2062 (Open to the public)

Robert Desimone, Professor of Brain and Cognitive Science at MIT, director of the McGovern Institute of Brain Science at MIT
Suzanne Corkin, Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience at MIT
Floiran Engert, Asst. Professor of Cellular Biology at Harvard University

4-5:30 pm Fifty Years Ahead: Imagining Nanotechnology, Quantum Computing, and Molecular Biology in 2062 (Open to the Public)

Angela Belcher, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT
Seth Lloyd, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT
Philip Sharp, Institute Professor, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT

7-10 pm Gala dinner with keynote (Tickets required)

Join the MIT Graduate Program in Science writing for an exquisite dinner at the MIT Museum.  The evening will be highlighted by a conversation with Kurt Andersen, host of Studio 360 and Pulitzer-prize winning New York Times science writer Amy Harmon  about the past, present and future of science writing.