Penn Science Policy & Diplomacy Group presents: Science Communication Workshops, 2019 – 2020 Scientific Storytelling September 17, 2019 12:15pm-1:45pm JMEC 516EW (5th Fl Smilow Center for Translational Research, West Pavilion) 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104 How to make your science a story Humans respond to stories: we’re wired for it! Rafael E. Luna, […]

Josh Franklin Department of Anthropology University of Pennsylvania   Topic: Sex, Gender, Diversity and Neuropsychiatry   Penn grad students, postdocs, and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests. Not a talk – they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served.

SBSI Brown Bag: Daniel Yudkin

September 18, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Daniel Yudkin SBSI Postdoc University of Pennsylvania   Flexible Ethics: On the Activation, Transformation, and Misperception of Moral Values   Philosophers have long compared moral rules to natural laws, as fixed and universal as gravity. Research in psychology, however, suggests that, at least when it comes to human judgment, morality is far from constant. The […]

Michael Nachman Department of Biology UC Berkeley   The Genomic Basis of Environmental Adaptation in House Mice   A major goal in biology is to understand the genetic details of how organisms adapt to novel environments. I will discuss recent studies on the genetic basis of environmental adaptation in mice which have recently colonized North […]