Comprehensive #Boston #science #event calendar

While it leans toward the physical and earth sciences,  The no-frills Boston Science and Engineering Lectures sswebsite offers an up to date, comprehensive linked list of events related to medical research. Here’s a sample from this week. As noted, always double-check to make sure the event is not cancelled.

Monday, February 23

10a.  “(Bio)molecular Probes for Non-Invasive Imaging via NMR, Optics and Acoustics.”  Gil Westmeyer.   MIT:  McGovern Seminar Room (46-3189).   Details, Abstract.

11a.  “Rare Disease Day.”   State House, Great Hall.   Details, Registration.

3p.  “Rehabilitation Robotics: From Analysis to Design to Assessment to Intervention.”  Hermano Krebs.   Tufts:  Anderson 112.   Details, Abstract.

February 24-26.   “Reconstructing Medieval Medical Libraries: Between the Codex and the Computer.”   A lecture and workshops.   Monica H.Green.   Houghton and Countway libraries.  Details, Abstract, RSVP.


4p.  “Thinking in Patterns: Representations in the Neural Basis of Theory of Mind.”   Jorie Koster-Hale.   Harvard:  Northwest 243, 52 Oxford St.   Details, Abstract.

7p.  “Water Quality Workshop.”   Don Blair.   Parts and Crafts, 577 Somerville Ave, Somerville.   Details, Abstract.


4p.  “Measles, Vaccines, and Protecting Public Health.”   A panel discussion.   HLS:  Wasserstein 1010.   Details.


7:45a.  “Exploring the Human Connectome of Multiple Sclerosis.”   Eric Klawiter.   Harvard:  Faculty Club 10, 20 Quincy St.   Details.


10 – 11:50a.  “Building a Research Agenda for Global Mental Health.”   Pamela Y. Collins.   MIT 3-333. :    Details.

Noon.  “Top Medical Discoveries in the Last Century.”   Sanjiv Chopra and Mark Aronson.   HMS:  Medical Education Center, Walter Amphitheater, 260 Longwood Ave.   Details.*

12:30 – 4p.  “Food+ Symposium.”   Harvard:  Geological lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St.   Detail, RSVPs.


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