"BEINGS 2015 Summit (Biotechnology and the Ethical Imagination: A Global Summit)." World thought leaders will gather in Atlanta to discuss ethical issues surrounding stem cell research, synthetic biology and other biotechnologies. A landmark summit in modern biotechnology. Registration is requred. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404-727-2796.
Wednesday, May 20
"Learning about the Vocal World: Deciphering the Statistics of Communication." Leading scholars from biology, psychology, neuroscience, physics and medicine will gather to to discuss how they are using computational and quantitative methods to study the production and perception of vocal communication signals. From 8 am to 5 pm at the Emory Conference Center Hotel.
Saturday, May 23
"Walk this Way: How Humans and Other Animals Use Legs to Get from Here to There." Young-Hui Chang, a physiologist at Georgia Tech, will describe the science of mobility, including the advantages of taking a comparative approach across species and combining insights from biology, physiology and engineering. An Atlanta Science Tavern event, at 7 pm at Manuel's Tavern.
For more events, click on links to Emory calendars:
Center for Ethics
Center for Mind, Brain and Culture
Center for Science Education
Department of Pharmacology
Frontiers in Neuroscience Seminars
Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods
Math and Computer Science
Rollins School of Public Health
School of Medicine: Medical Grand Rounds