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"Metals in Your Brain..." Is Topic of Saturday Science Lecture on 27 January 2007
22 January 2007A free public lecture titled "Metals in Your Brain: How to Stop Your Brain From Rusting Its Way to Alzheimer’s Disease" will be given on Saturday, 27 January 2007, by Jim Connor, professor and vice-chair for Research in the Department of Neurosurgery in the Penn State College of Medicine. The lecture will take place from 11:00 a.m. to about 12:30 p.m. in 100 Thomas Building on the Penn State University Park Campus. The event is the first of five weekly lectures in the 2007 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science, an annual series designed as a free minicourse for the enjoyment and education of residents in Central Pennsylvania communities. The theme of the series this year is “Broken Brains: New Research on Brain Disease Is Revealing How the Healthy Mind Works.”
"Addiction: A Bad Case of Good Memory" Is Topic of Saturday Science Lecture on 3 February 2007
29 January 2007A free public lecture titled "Addiction: A Bad Case of Good Memory," will be given on Saturday, 3 February 2007, by Kyung-An Han, associate professor of biology at Penn State. The lecture will take place from 11:00 a.m. to about 12:30 p.m. in 100 Thomas Building on the Penn State University Park Campus. The event is the second of five weekly lectures in the 2007 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science, an annual series designed as a free minicourse for the enjoyment and education of residents in Central Pennsylvania communities. The theme of the series this year is "Broken Brains: New Research on Brain Disease Is Revealing How the Healthy Mind Works."
Chemerda Lectures in Science Scheduled for 5 to 8 February 2007
31 January 2007  
"Serotonin and the Misbehaving Brain: Unraveling the Biology of Anxiety and Depression" Is Saturday Science Lecture on 10 February 2007
01 February 2007A free public lecture titled "Serotonin and the Misbehaving Brain: Unraveling the Biology of Anxiety and Depression" will be given on Saturday, 10 February 2007, by Anne Andrews, assistant professor of molecular toxicology at Penn State. The lecture will take place from 11:00 a.m. to about 12:30 p.m. in 100 Thomas Building on the Penn State University Park campus. The event is the third of five weekly lectures in the 2007 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science, an annual series designed as a free minicourse for the enjoyment and education of residents in Central Pennsylvania communities. The theme of the series this year is "Broken Brains: New Research on Brain Disease Is Revealing How the Healthy Mind Works."
Nobel Laureate to Present Marker Lectures in the Physical Sciences on 14 and 15 February 2007
05 February 2007PLEASE NOTE: THE MARKER LECTURES IN THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES WERE CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER. For more information, please contact the Department of Physics at (814) 863-0108.
Saturday Science Lecture on 17 February 2007 Titled - "Schizophrenia: The Broken Brain and How to Fix It"
12 February 2007  
Saturday Science Lecture on 24 February 2007 Titled "Brain Repair: Hopes and Challenge
19 February 2007A free public lecture titled "Brain Repair: Hopes and Challenges" will be given on Saturday, 24 February 2007, by Gong Chen, assistant professor of biology at Penn State. The lecture will take place from 11:00 a.m. to about 12:30 p.m. in 100 Thomas Building on the Penn State University Park campus. The event is the last of five weekly lectures in the 2007 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science, an annual series designed as a free minicourse for the enjoyment and education of residents in Central Pennsylvania communities. The theme of the series this year is "Broken Brains: New Research on Brain Disease Is Revealing How the Healthy Mind Works."
Simpson Memorial Lecture on 5 March 2007
26 February 2007  
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry to Present Honeywell–Nobel Initiative Lectures 28 and 29 March 2007
07 March 2007  
Evans to Present Marker Lectures in the Mathematical Sciences from 26 to 29 March 2007
15 March 2007Marker Lecture
Nobel Laureate to Present Marker Lectures in the Physical Sciences on 4 and 5 April 2007
20 March 2007Marker Lecture
Nobel Laureate to Present Priestley Lectures in the Chemical Sciences on 12 and 13 April 2007
02 April 2007  
Whitfield Lecture in Physics Set for 12 April 2007
03 April 2007  
Stone Lecture Scheduled for 26 April 2007
07 April 2007Stone Lecture
Nobel Laureate to Present 2007 Eberly Family Distinguished Lecture in Science on 27 April 2007
11 April 2007  
Mueller Lecture in Physics Scheduled for 19 April 2007
16 April 2007  
Marker Lectures in Genetic Engineering Scheduled for 24 and 25 April 2007
17 April 2007Marker Lecture
Stargazing and Astronomy Activities at the Ninth Annual Astrofest Scheduled for 11 to 14 July 2007
02 July 2007  
Public Invited to Forum on Science and Society on 10 August 2007 at Inaugural Conference of the Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos
08 August 2007  
Forensic DNA Analysis is Topic of Free Public Lecture on 10 September 2007
31 August 2007  

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