Wonders of the Microbial World

Date: 

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street

"Wonders of the Microbial World" Lecture

Free Public Lecture and Book Signing

Scott Chimileski, Microbiologist and Photographer, Kolter Lab, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University

Roberto Kolter, Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University

In this lecture, Scott Chimileski and Roberto Kolter will share their fascination with the wonders of the microbial world through vignettes and images from their new book, Life at the Edge of Sight: A Photographic Exploration of the Microbial World (Harvard University Press)Their presentation will feature a stunning visual exploration of microbes, from the pioneering findings of a seventeenth-century visionary to magnificent close-ups of the inner workings and cooperative communities of Earth’s most prolific—but often invisible—organisms.

Free parking is available at the 52 Oxford Street Garage.

Related exhibition: World in a Drop: Photographic Explorations of Microbial Life, at the Harvard Museum of Natural History