Soap Box Series

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

During our fall 2018 Soap Box Series, we enjoyed three evenings of lively conversation about the brain.  We were joined by scientists and innovators to discuss 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

October 17
What makes us human? [Video]
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

October 24
Can we shape the future of neuroscience? [Video]
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.


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

Fall 2018 Soap Box programs supported by Novartis.