Life in the Cosmos: Past, Present, and Future

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Saturday September 23, 2017 - Sunday September 24, 2017
      8:00 am - 3:59 pm
  • Location: Seminar Room, Roger A. and Helen B. Krone Engineered Biosystems Building, 950 Atlantic Drive, NW, Atlanta, GA 30332
  • Phone:
  • URL:
  • Email:
  • Fee(s):
    Free but registration is required.
  • Extras:
    Free food
No contact information submitted.

Summary Sentence: An interactive workshop focusing on the cutting edge of science in contemporary society.

Full Summary: Hear a variety of perspectives on how life may have come to be, what life means here on Earth, and what it might mean elsewhere.

  • Life in the Cosmos: Past, Present, and Future Life in the Cosmos: Past, Present, and Future

This event is organized by Georgia Tech Astrobiology.


  • Nick Hud
    Exploring the Origins of Life- From the Bottom Up
  • Loren Williams
    Exploring the Origins of Life- From the Top Down
  • Eric Smith
    Making Sense of Evolution in the Light of the Rest of Science
  • William Ratcliff
    Exploring the Origin of Multicellularity through Experimental Evolution
  • James Wray
    Upcoming Astrobiological Opportunities on Mars
  • Jennifer Glass
    Small but Mighty– How ‘Good’ Bacteria Transformed our Planet

Lunch is provided with the free registration. There is a fee for parking; we encourage attendees to use public transportation. Register here to attend.

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar

College of Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Astrobiology, origins of life, College of Sciences. Georgia Tech Astrobiology
  • Created By: A. Maureen Rouhi
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Aug 11, 2017 - 1:06pm
  • Last Updated: Aug 11, 2017 - 1:48pm