The Swarm Inside: Making Sense of the Microbiome

A conversation with Ed Yong and Susan Perkins. Webcast begins at 6:30 p.m. EST.

September 27, 2016


Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
7th Floor Commons
20 Cooper Square, NY

Kavli Conversations on Science Communcation at NYU

Kavli Conversations are hosted by NYU’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program with support from the Kavli Foundation. Events are open to the public. Webcast will begin at 6:30pm.


Ed Yong

Ed Yong is one of the world’s most popular science writers and the author of the acclaimed I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life.

Susan Perkins

Susan Perkins is a microbial geneticist at the American Museum of Natural History, co-author of Welcome to the Microbiome and curator of AMNH’s recent microbiome exhibit.


Robert Lee Hotz

One of America’s most respected science journalists, Robert Lee Hotz is a science writer at the Wall Street Journal and a Distinguished Writer in Residence at the Carter Institute of Journalism at NYU. He is the president of the Alicia Patterson Foundation, which funds independent journalism projects around the world, and an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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