SftPublic Programs 2017

January 10, 2017 The Vital Role of Seagrass in Marine Ecosystems Barnabas Daru, Ph.D., Harvard University

January 24, 2017 Reconstructing the Evolution of Stars Robert Simcoe, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

February 08, 2017 Microbes Matter: From Healthy Soil to Your Healthy Gut David R. Montgomery, Ph.D., University of Washington, and Anne Bikle, Dig2Grow

February 14, 2017 Plankton: The Humble Base of the Ocean Ecosystem, Chris Bowler, Ph.D., Institut de Biologie de l'École Normale Supérieure, Paris; and Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Research 2016-2017

April 20, 2017 Nanotechnology in Medicine Sameer Sonkusale, Ph.D., Tufts University and Tufts Nano Lab Working Science series

April 24, 2017 Atmosphere: Earth and Elsewhere Daniel Cziczo, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology Working Science series

April 25, 2017 Communicating Climate Change Through Science and Technology Brian Helmuth, Ph.D., Northeastern University

May 08, 2017 Probing Exoplanet Atmospheres Alexandria Johnson, Ph.D.,Massachusetts Institute of Technology Working Science series

May 16, 2017 How Glaciers Affect Earth and Climate Jack Ridge, Ph.D., Tufts University

May 23, 2017 Green Batteries for Renewable Energy Alán Aspuru-Guzik, Ph.D., Harvard University

July 28, 2017 Why We Need an International Plan on Climate Change Henrik Selin, Ph.D., Boston University Working Science Series

September 12, 2017 Clouds, Chemistry, and Climate Change: Why Our Current Climate Is What It Is Daniel Cziczo, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

September 19, 2017 Public Health: A Deeper Perspective Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH, Boston University School of Public Health

October 05, 2017 Mushrooms and Other Fungi: Their Role in Nature David Hibbett, Ph.D., Clark University

October 25, 2017 What Mathematicians Reveal about Gerrymandering Justin Solomon, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

November 28, 2017 Odd Couple: UV Radiation and the Origin of Life Sukrit Ranjan, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology