Smithies Symposium: Creation of Life: The old way and the new — May 1

The 2nd annual Oliver Smithies Symposium takes place on Thursday, May 14 in the Ebling Symposium Center, Room 1220 Microbial Sciences Building. The theme is “Creation of Life: The old way and the new.” Speakers include:

  • Dr. Hamilton O. Smith
    Group Leader, Synthetic Biology and Bioenergy
    J. Craig Venter Institute
  • Dr. Clyde Hutchison III
    Distinguished Investigator
    J. Craig Venter Institute
  • Professor of Genetics
    Harvard Medical School
    Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The Oliver Smithies Symposium provides a forum in which outstanding scientists present their past, present and future work in context of the motivating principles of their scientific lives. Last year’s seminars, featuring Oliver Smithies and Lee Hood, may be viewed here.