2016- Susan Baserga at Science on Saturdays

This award-winning lecture series features scientists whose passion for their work inspires us all. Each event involves a lecture by a Yale professor and engaging science demonstrations by Yale college students. Science on Saturdays provides an opportunity for Yale scientists and residents of New Haven and beyond to come together over a shared sense of wonder. Past topics have included “Why Birds Are Dinosaurs,” “Nu Frontiers in Neutrino Physics,” and “Chaperonins: Molecular Origami Machines.” 

Time: Demonstrations by Synapse of Yale Scientific Magazine from 10am - 11am; Talk from 11am - noon. 

Location: Sterling Chemistry Laboratory, 225 Prospect Street

About Susan Baserga: A veteran Bulldog, Susan received her B.S. in Biology, M.D., and Ph.D. in Human Genetics at Yale.  Susan remains an active member of the community, currently as an Associate Professor with a primary appointment in Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry and joint appointments in the Departments of Genetics and Therapeutic Radiology.  Susan’s cutting-edge Human Microbiome research focuses on how fecal transplants can be developed as treatments for curing disease.