Soap Box Series

Soap Box Series

Fall 2018 - October 10, 17, 24, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Join us for one or all three evenings in lively conversation about the brain! Does this organ decide who we are and what we can become? Hear from scientists and innovators about current developments in neuroscience, ask questions, and share ideas with others.

October 10
Are we our brains?
Alan Jasanoff, Professor of Biological Engineering, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Nuclear Science & Engineering at MIT
Robert McIntyre, Co-founder of Nectome

Pre-registration opens Sept. 26

October 17
What makes us human? 
Amanda Tarullo, Assistant Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Director of the Brain and Early Experiences Laboratory at Boston University
Joshua Tenenbaum, Professor of Brain & Cognitive Sciences at MIT

Pre-registration opens Oct. 3

October 24
Can we shape the future of neuroscience? 
Khara Ramos, Senior Science Policy Analyst at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke at the National Institutes of Health
Rafael Yuste*, Professor of Biological Sciences and Neuroscience at Columbia University
* Professor Yuste’s participation is made possible by The Embassy of Spain, Washington, D.C.

Pre-registration opens Oct. 10

 

Free. Limited seats available. Pre-registration strongly encouraged.
Doors open at 5:45 p.m. for Eventbrite ticket holders.
Unclaimed reserved tickets will be released at 6 p.m. to walk-ins.

This event is presented in conjunction with The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago RamoĢn y Cajal

Fall 2018 Soap Box programs supported by Novartis.