Monday, March 28, 2011

Colloquium: Bruno Strasser on “Collecting Experiments: The New Production of Biomedical Knowledge”

As we near the Go Big Read capstone event, the UW community is still discussing topics relevent to The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. On March 29th, join the History of Science Department for a talk by Bruno Strasser, an Assistant Professor of History of Science & Medicine at Yale University.

Strasser's research focuses on the biomedical sciences of the 20th century, and he has published many works on related topics, including his 2006 book, La fabrique d'une nouvelle science, La biologie moléculaire à l'âge atomique, 1945-1964.

The event, part of the Appropriations: Collecting for Science” Colloquium Series talks, will be held at 4:00 pm on March 29th in Memorial Library, Room 984 (Special Collections). The series aims to "examine diverse perspectives on the nature and implications of appropriations in science." For more informaton on the series and upcoming events, visit the History of Science Department's website.

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