2009 Annual Science Report

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Reporting  |  JUL 2008 – AUG 2009

EPO Activity: Public Lectures for EPO

Project Progress

Public lectures given by members of our team include:

Andrew Knoll
Anderson Lecture, Dennison University, Nov 2008
Nelson Lecture, Harvey Mudd College, Dec 2008
Darwin Lecture, Accademia dei Lincei, Rome, Feb 2009
Darwin Lecture, Accademia Pontaniana, Naples, Feb 2009
ASM Lecture, American Society of Microbiology, Philadelphia, May 2009
Crossroads: The Future of Life in the Universe, Cambridge MA, May 2009

Kevin Peterson
John L. Rich Lecturer, February 2009, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH.
McMaster Lecturer, September 2009, Bowling Green University, Bowling Green, OH.

Lisa Kaltenegger
Beatrice Tinseley Lecture, University of Texas, Austin, May 2009
Christmas Lecture, Open University,UK “Finding Other Worlds” (two lectures each for 150 students each), December 2008

Dimitar Sasselov
UCLA Slichter Lecture, Oct. 16, 2009, Los Angeles, CA;
Crossroads Lecture, May 2, 2009, Cambridge, MA;
Lecture at Spring Island annual environment event, Mar.19, 2009, Spring Island, SC;
HAA The Future of Life Event, March 7, 2009, Cambridge, MA