Bill Aird, MD, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, discusses the historical context and evolutionary explanations for the diversity of endothelium cells in a SoLS Seminar.
Director of the Minnesota Center for the Philosophy of Science, discusses his work on the "Metaphysical Implications of Conceptual Practice in Genetics," to the Biology and Society Lab group.
The Center for Biology & Society is hosting the first MBL-ASU History of Biogerontology Workshop. This specialized workshop gathers together a panel of pioneering historians of biogerontology with leading experts in the history and philosophy of science, with the aim to lay the foundation to rapidly advance this important field of research.
Dr. David J. Patterson, Senior Scientist of the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, MA, visits ASU on April 23. Dr. Patterson speaks to SoLS faculty and students about how to keep the structural elements of taxonomy in the burgeoning cyber-infrastructure, such as he developed for the "Encylopedia of Life".
The 48th annual Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Biology is to be held at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The seminar is supported by the ASU Office of the President through the MBL-ASU Collaborative for the History and Philosophy of Science. The seminar opens on Friday, April 26, with a workshop on digital HPS and informatics.
As part of the Night of the Open Door, Stephen Pyne reads from his book "Voyager" on Saturday, March 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the Piper Writer's House.
This year’s seminar explores the history of visualization in biology from the late 19th to early 21st centuries and is organized around different visual scales beginning with microscopy and working up to macroscopic perspectives offered by satellite imaging and remote sensing.