Event Details

Why You’re You: Explaining Heredity to a Confused Public

A conversation with Jennifer Raff and Carl Zimmer

October 9, 2018

6:00 - 8:00pm

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.

Speakers

Jennifer Raff

Jennifer Raff is an anthropologist at the University of Kansas who studies the genomes of ancient peoples and blogs about science for The Guardian.

Carl Zimmer

One of the world’s best known science writers, Carl Zimmer‘s new book is She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity.

Moderator

Robert Lee Hotz

Robert Lee Hotz is a science writer at the Wall Street Journal and a Distinguished Writer in Residence at NYU Journalism.


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