High School Student program: Lecture Series

Whitehead Institute’s 2018 Spring Lecture Series for High School Students

Below is a tentative schedule.  Times and activities are subject to change.

 

Tuesday, April 17

9:00 am           Registration

9:15  am           CRISPR/CAS9
                          Shawn Liu, Postdoctoral Associate, Jaenisch Lab, Whitehead Institute

10:00 am         Whitehead Scientific Workshops 

12:30 pm         Lunch with Whitehead scientists      

1:00 pm           Dismissal

 

Wednesday, April 18

9:00 am           Registration

9:15 am            Miniaturized drug delivery systems 
                          Canan Dagdeviren; Director of Conformable Decoders, Assistant Professor 
                          of Media Arts+ Sciences, MIT Media Lab      

10:30 am         Offsite biotech tours

12:00 pm         Lunch at Whitehead

1:00 pm           Dismissal

 

Thursday, April 19

9:00 am           Registration

9:15 am             Gene Drive Technology
                           Joanna Buchthal and Jianghong “John” Min of Dr. Kevin Esselte’s 
                           Sculpting Evolution group at the MIT Media Lab

10:00 am         Whitehead Scientific Workshops

12:30 pm         Lunch with Whitehead scientists

1:00 pm           Dismissal

Students listening to lecture

High school students listen to a lecture by a Whitehead Member.

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