Obscure Achievements | Katarina Burin

November 15, 2017
Obscure Achievements, Katarina Burin

Obscure Achievements: From Petra Andrejova-Molnár to Fran Hosken

As part of the 2017–2018 Fellows' Presentation Series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Katarina Burin RI '18 transitions from the fabricated life and work of Petra Andrejova-Molnár, a conceptual creation who does not exist, to the life and work of the nonfictional Fran Hosken (1920–2006), a furniture designer, educator, and activist who was among the first women to graduate from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Five Scarves: Doing the Impossible | Rana Dajani

November 15, 2017
Five Scarves: Doing the Impossible, Rana Dajani

Five Scarves: Doing the Impossible—If We Can Reverse Cell Fate, Why Can't We Redefine Success for Women?

As part of the 2017–2018 Fellows' Presentation Series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Rana Dajani RI '18 describes the many hats—or scarves—that she wears with pride.

Dajani is an associate professor of biology and biotechnology at the Hashemite University in Jordan. She is the 2017–2018 Rita E. Hauser Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

Contagion | 3 of 5 | Big Data

November 13, 2017
Contagion, 3 of 5, Big Data

CONTAGION
Exploring Modern Epidemics

A Radcliffe Institute Science Symposium

BIG DATA
James M. Wilson (6:10), associate research professor, School of Community Health Sciences, and director, Nevada Medical Intelligence Center, University of Nevada, Reno; director, Ascel Bio National Infectious Disease Forecast Station

C. Jessica E. Metcalf (28:53), assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and public affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University

Ami S. Bhatt (47:01), assistant professor of medicine (hematology) and of genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine

Moderator: Caroline Buckee, associate professor of epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

PANEL DISCUSSION (1:07:26)

AUDIENCE Q&A (1:15:02)

Contagion | 4 of 5 | Social Roots

November 13, 2017
Contagion, 4 of 5, Social Roots

CONTAGION
Exploring Modern Epidemics

A Radcliffe Institute Science Symposium

SOCIAL ROOTS
Daphne C. Watkins (8:44), associate professor of social work and director of the Joint PhD Program in Social Work and Social Science, School of Social Work, University of Michigan; assistant professor of psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School

Andrew Kolodny (30:05), senior scientist and codirector of opioid policy research, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University; executive director, Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing

Andrew Papachristos (53:51), associate professor of sociology, Yale University

Moderator: Michelle A. Williams, dean of the faculty and professor of epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

AUDIENCE Q&A (1:15:28)

Contagion | 5 of 5 | Laurie Garrett

November 13, 2017
Contagion, 5 of 5, Laurie Garrett

Exploring Modern Epidemics

A Radcliffe Institute Science Symposium

Laurie Garrett, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist specializing in global public health and foreign policy writer

AUDIENCE Q&A (28:51)

CLOSING REMARKS (34:25)
Janet Rich-Edwards, faculty codirector of the science program, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; associate professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School; associate professor, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Contagion | 1 of 5 | Infectious Disease

November 13, 2017
Contagion, 1 of 5, Infectious Disease

CONTAGION
Exploring Modern Epidemics

A Radcliffe Institute Science Symposium

INTRODUCTION
Lizabeth Cohen, dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

FRAMING REMARKS (09:57)
Janet Rich-Edwards, faculty codirector of the science program, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; associate professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School; associate professor, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

INFECTIOUS DISEASE (21:38)
Christian T. Happi (26:33), professor of molecular biology and genomics; director, African Center of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases; director, Directorate of Research Innovations and Partnerships, Redeemer's University (Nigeria)

Anne W. Rimoin (46:38), associate professor, Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health

Celina Maria Turchi Martelli (1:03:30), physician and researcher, Aggeu Magalhães Research Center, Fundação Oswaldo Crus (Brazil)

Moderator: Marcia Castro, associate professor of demography, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

PANEL DISCUSSION (1:22:18)

AUDIENCE Q&A (1:33:48)

Contagion | 2 of 5 | Kevin M. Esvelt

November 13, 2017
Contagion, 2 of 5, Kevin M. Esvelt

CONTAGION
Exploring Modern Epidemics

A Radcliffe Institute Science Symposium

Kevin M. Esvelt, leader, Sculpting Evolution Group; assistant professor of media arts and sciences, MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

AUDIENCE Q&A (35:41)

Evolution, Speciation, and Adaptation of Cichlid Fish | Axel Meyer

November 1, 2017
Evolution, Speciation, and Adaptation of Cichlid Fish by Axel Meyer

As part of the 2017–2018 Fellows' Presentation Series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Axel Meyer RI '18 shows us why fish are much more interesting than humans.

 

 

Sandro Galea | Epidemiology Counts

November 1, 2017
Sandro Galea, Epidemiology Counts

Epidemiology Counts: On Causes, Consequences, and Healthy Populations

As part of the 2017–2018 Epidemics Science Lecture Series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Sandro Galea, the dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at Boston University School of Public Health, makes the argument that how we think about the causes of health epidemics has clear consequences for whether we succeed in promoting healthy populations.

Social Justice and the New Food Activism | Julie Guthman

October 24, 2017
Social Justice and the New Food Activism, Julie Guthman

As part of the 2017–2018 Fellows' Presentation Series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Julie Guthman RI '18 discusses the origins and development of the food movement in order to explain how it came to focus on market-based alternatives and to show how it has evolved in response to critique.

Guthman (6:16) is the 2017–2018 Frances B. Cashin Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

Introduced by Daniel Carpenter, faculty director of the social sciences program at the Radcliffe Institute and Allie S. Freed Professor of Government in the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

This presentation was a part of HUBweek, a creative festival founded by the Boston Globe, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Mass General Hospital to celebrate innovation at the intersection of art, science, and technology. Learn more at hubweek.org.

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