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2018 Fall Evening Program
Science Goes 3-D:
Revealing the Atomic Secrets Inside Our Cells
Roderick MacKinnon, M.D.
Jue Chen, Ph.D.

2018 Science Saturday
General event information
Inside the World of Ants
Daniel Kronauer, Ph.D.
[Video]

The Neurobiology of Love on the Fly
Vanessa Ruta, Ph.D.
[Video]

2018 Spring Evening Program
Global Insights, Local Strategies
The Outlook for Children in the 21st Century

Joel E. Cohen, Ph.D., Dr.P.H.
[Video]

2017 Celebrating Science Benefit
When Good Genes Go Bad:
Deciphering the Cancer Genome

[Tribute Video]

2017 Fall Evening Program
Memory: New Insights into the Dynamic Brain
Priya Rajasethupathy, M.D., Ph.D.
[Video]

2017 Science Saturday
General event information
What Do Dolphins
Talk About?

Marcelo Magnasco, Ph.D.
[Video]

The Genetic Story of
Birdsong and Human Speech

Erich D. Jarvis, Ph.D.
[Video]

2017 Spring Evening Program
Stress and the City:The Overachiever Epidemic and When to Slow Down
[Video]

2016 Fall Evening Program
A Conversation with Richard P. Lifton
Led by Laura Landro

[Video]

2016 Celebrating Science Benefit
Next-Generation Genomics:
Re-Inventing Medicine For You and Your Children

[Event Photos]
[Video]

2016 Science Saturday
General event information
The Journey from
Marine Snails to Medicine

Mandë Holford, Ph.D.
[Video]
Why Dying Cells Are Good For You
Shai Shaham, Ph.D.
[Video]

2016 Spring Evening Program
Grit: Passion, Perseverance, and the Science of Success
[Event Photos]

2015 Fall Evening Program
Sleep: Why Our Brains and Our Bodies Need It
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2015 Celebrating Science Benefit
Epigenetics Changes Everything: Revisiting the Nature vs. Nurture Debate
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2015 Science Saturday
General event information
Once Upon a Time There Was a Tadpole
Ali H. Brivanlou, Ph.D.
[Video]
Our Shocking Nervous System
A. James Hudspeth, M.D., Ph.D.
[Video]

2015 Spring Evening Program
The Origins of Morality: How Biology and Culture Shape Us
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2014 Fall Evening Program
The Pink and Blue in Gray Matter: Hormones, Gender, and the Developing Mind
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2014 Celebrating Science Benefit
Speech and the Social Brain: Insights into How Children Learn and Continue to Thrive Throughout Adulthood
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2014 Science Saturday
General event information
Ants and their Pets
Daniel Kronauer, Ph.D.
[Video]
Cooperation and Conflict in Ants
Daniel Kronauer, Ph.D.
[Video]

2014 Spring Evening Program
The Challenges of Adolescence: Balancing Risk, Novelty and Self-Control
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2014 Winter Evening Program
Sun Exposure, Genetics and Melanoma: A Worldwide Health Challenge
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2013 Fall Evening Program
Science 101 For Parents An Ounce of Prevention: Vaccines and Your Child’s Immune System
[Video]

2013 Fall Celebrating Science Benefit
Your Child’s Medical Future in the 10X Genetic Revolution
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2013 Spring Evening Program
Welcome to Your Child’s Brain: How the Mind Grows From Conception to College
[Event Photos]
[Video]

Inaugural Celebrating Science Benefit
Darwin, Diet, Disease and Dollars: How the Sugar in Processed Foods Has Changed Society
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2012 Fall Evening Program
Illuminating Resilience: How Stress and Trauma Can Transform Us
[Video]

2012 Spring Evening Program
Intelligence and How to Get It:Why Schools and Cultures Count
[Video]

2012 Winter Evening Program
Science 101 for Parents
The Biology of Sensory Perception: How Children Discover the World

[Video]

2011 Fall Evening Program
The Dynamic Childhood Brain: Preparing for a Lifetime
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2011 Spring Evening Program
Science 101 for Parents: How Epigenetics is Revolutionizing the Understanding of Heredity
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2011 Winter Evening Program
The First Big Love: Exploring the Neurobiology of Parent-Child Bonding
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2010 Fall Evening Program
Body Image, Nutrition, and Eating Disorders: Insights from Neuroscience and Psychiatry
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2010 Spring Evening Program
A Parent’s Guide to Boys and Girls: How Hormones Shape the Brain and Influence Behavior
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2010 Winter Evening Program
The Biology of Substance Abuse: What Parents of Teens Need to Know
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2009 Fall Evening Program
Germs, Genes, and Immunity:
Addressing Swine Flu and Other Infections in Children
[Event Photos]

2009 Spring Evening Program
Science 101 for Parents: Or 20 Years of the Genetic Revolution in One Hour
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2009 Winter Evening Program
Intelligence: It’s Not Just IQ
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2008 Fall Breakfast Program
The Autism Enigma
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2008 Spring Evening Program
It’s Not Just Talk: How Children Learn and Acquire Language*
*please note: due to technical issues, footage from this program was lost and has been replaced by video from a similar talk Dr. Kuhl gave at Rockefeller in 2002.
[Event Photos]
[Video]

2007 Fall Evening Program
Children Under Stress: Vulnerability and Resiliency in the Developing Brain
[Event Photos]
[Video]