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2011.11.09 kirher
November 09, 2011 18:30 Biotechnology
Manfred Kircher
BioEconomy: Plastic Made from Sugar

Professor Manfred Kircher has conducted research in the fields of bioindustry and bioeconomics for over 25 years. In his lecture he will talk about how new materials and bio-active products are created from recycled materials.

2012.03.26 maharbiz
March 26, 2012 20:00 Biotechnology
Michel Maharbiz
Cyber-beetles flying to the rescue

On March 26th at the Digital October center with support of Scientific American magazine, Michel Maharbiz, a professor at the University of California – Berkeley, gave a lecture on the creation of bio-robots and the control of their flight.

2012.06.13 paul zak
June 13, 2012 20:00 Biotechnology
Paul Zak
The Molecule of Good Morals

On June 13, the Digital October center hosted a lecture by Paul Zak — a scientist who unites mathematics, economics, and neurology in order to explain human behavior. He has coined the term “neuroeconomics” and founded and led the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies at Clairemont Graduate University.

2012.07.03 jorgensen
July 03, 2012 19:00 Biotechnology
Ellen Jorgensen
Biotechnology: DIY

On July 3 Digital October center hosted a lecture by Ellen D. Jorgensen, President and Co-founder of the first US online laboratory Genspace, which provides opportunities of work at their own genetic engineering projects for both professionals and non-professionals.

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October 31, 2013 19:00 Biotechnology
Eugene Koonin
Evolution: from Darwin to the post genomic era

When Darwin wrote his Origin of Species, he didn’t know half of what we know now. On October 31st, Eugene Koonin, the most oft-cited Russian scientist and Senior Investigator at the NCBI(USA), offered a modern take on evolution at the Digital October Center.