… for the recently-started Spring Meet at Keeneland (it really is this pretty), I suggest that you find time to attend the 2013 Naff Symposium at the University of Kentucky. This is an annual event put on by the Dept. of Chemistry and centers on aspects of chemistry and molecular biology. This year’s topic is The Origin of Life, and the line-up of speakers is pretty amazing.
… at the 2009 Cold Spring Harbor Meeting on Eukaryotic mRNA Processing. From left to right, Kevin Forbes (former Ph.D. student), yours truly, and Quinn Li (former Ph.D. student).
The mini-reunion was a highlight of a great meeting. I may (no promises!) post a brief summary in a few days, once I figure out how to summarize things without violating the spirit of the meeting (what happens at CSH stays in CSH). Read the rest of this entry »
Late last month I participated in a panel discussion on “Confronting Creationism” as part of a day of outreach/education activities associated with the 9th North American Paleontological Convention in Cincinnati. I was joined on the panel by Richard Hoppe and Jason Rosenhouse. What follows are a random string of comments and recollections from the day’s events (I’m not a reporter and didn’t take notes; Jason has posted on the meeting at more length).