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
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  • Fee(s):
    Free but registration is required.
  • Extras:
    Free food
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Summaries

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.

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This event is organized by Georgia Tech Astrobiology.

Program

  • 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
Yes
Groups

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

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