Our Guest Speaker

‘David Baltimore is a Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine and served as president of Caltech from 1997 to 2006. He is currently the President Emeritus and Robert Andrews Millikan Professor of Biology at Caltech.

Baltimore has profoundly influenced international science, including key contributions to immunology, virology, cancer research, biotechnology, and recombinant DNA research, through his accomplishments as a researcher, administrator, educator, and public advocate for science and engineering.’ Read more at Wikipedia »

Dinner + Talk + conversation

This event will include FREE* dinner, a talk and Q&A from Dr. Baltimore, and a time for conversation in smaller groups about the ethical questions around human gene editing.

Details

Date: April 12th, 2019, from 6PM-8:30PM
Location: Dabney Hall at Caltech (map)
Includes Dinner: *FREE for Caltech students, faculty, and staff

 

OUR FORMAT

Our events begin with dinner and some time to meet others interested in the topic. Then our conversation gets kicked off with a talk by our distinguished speaker and a short Q&A. Then we gather in groups of 8-10 to ask questions and share our own perspectives on the issue.