Whether you’re in Woods Hole or halfway around the world, join us for this venerable MBL lecture series.

Lectures are free and open to the public for in-person and virtual attendance. No registration required for in-person attendance. Doors open at 7:30 PM, lectures start at 8 PM in the Cornelia Clapp Auditorium.

Suggestions for future Friday Evening Lecturers are welcome and may be sent to FEL@mbl.edu.

Kenneth Turner
June 16 - “Changing the Complexion of the Life Sciences”

Kenneth Turner, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

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Jeffrey Hubbell in his UChicago lab 2023 Credit Matt Marton
June 23 - “Molecular Engineering for Turning Immunity On and Off”

Jeffrey Hubbell, University of Chicago

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James Collins
June 30 - “Altering Nature with Gene Drives: We Can, but Should We?”

E.B. Wilson History and Philosophy of Science Lecture
James Collins, Arizona State University

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Chris Lowe
July 7 - “The Molecular Anatomy of Animal Body Plans”

Segal Lecture
Chris Lowe, Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University

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Jeffrey Noebels
July 14 - “Single Genes and Brain Synchronization: An Ion Channel Portrait of Epilepsy”

Forbes Lecture
Jeffrey Noebels, Baylor College of Medicine

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Louis Muglia
July 21 - “The Time to Be Born”

Louis Muglia, Burroughs Wellcome Fund

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Karlissa Callwood
July 28 - “Blindspots to Inclusion in Environmental and Ocean Sciences”

Karlisa Callwood, Perry Institute for Marine Science

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Vivian Irish
August 4 - “Thorny Questions: Citrus Development and Disease”

Porter Lecture
Vivian Irish, Yale University

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Ana Guzman
CANCELED: August 11 - “Mud, Nature, and People: How Ocean Conservation Looks from Inside Costa Rica”

Glassman Lecture
Ana Gloria Guzmán Mora, Conservation International Costa Rica

Unfortunately, this event has been canceled.