Category Archives: Event

Calling all Members: Tour the Barnes Foundation 9/21

The Greater Philadelphia Life Sciences Congress is generously supporting an evening at the Barnes Foundation on Friday, September 21. Come tour the museum and hear a talk on Dr. Barnes and his remarkable life and career. For more information and … Continue reading

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May 16, Penn Bookstore: Journalist and Geneticist Ricki Lewis talks gene therapy

Ricki Lewis, the journalist, geneticist, professor triple-threat herself, will be presenting her latest book The Forever Fix: Gene Therapy and the Boy Who Saved It at the Penn Bookstore (36th and Walnut) on May 16 at 6pm. Check the flier for details. … Continue reading

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November 12: Paul Halpern discusses his latest book, Collider: The Search for the World’s Smallest Particles

Join us November 12 at the Pen and Pencil Club, the nation’s oldest press club, for an evening with Paul Halpern, a physicist at the University of the Sciences  and author of Collider: The Search for the World’s Smallest Particles. … Continue reading

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Monday, March 9 – Tour, Dinner, and Lecture at the Mutter Museum

Penn and the Mutter Museum invite you for a tour of the Mutter’s main collections of human medical anomalies, which includes a full skeleton of Harry Eastlack, the most well-known case of FOP (fibrodysplasia ossificans progressive). FOP is a rare … Continue reading

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Hanging with Hadrosaurus

Here’s some pictures from our January 14 event, click to embiggen.

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January 14 — Take a Paleontologist to Dinner Day

We’ve arranged a behind-the-scenes look at the new Hadrosaurus exhibit at the Academy of Natural Sciences , beginning with taking the world-renowned paleontologist Ted Daeschler to dinner. We’re planning to meet at Aya’s Cafe at 6pm. If you can’t make … Continue reading

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