The Parlee Center regularly hosts outstanding citizen-scientists and experts on the intersection of science and society.
October 18th, 2018
Oct18, 20187:00pmOlin AuditoriumSCIENCE AS A WAY OF UNDERSTANDING. Dr. Jim Brown, an expert on the human microbiome - the collective genome of the thousands of species of microorganisms that live naturally within us - will speak on the role of that genome in human health and disease.
November 4th, 2018
Nov4, 20187:30pmOlin AuditoriumWHAT SHOULD MATTER TO ME?
Follow Director Rebecca Carpenter’s odyssey across America, as she learns about the brain disease that enveloped her father, Lew Carpenter, star running back and assistant coach of the legendary Green Bay Packers.
February 4th, 2019
Feb4, 2019, 2019 7:00pmTBDSCIENCE AS A WAY OF UNDERSTANDING. Dr. McKee will speak about chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease most commonly found in athletes participating in boxing, American football, ice hockey, other contact sports, and military service.