Sex, (F)lies, and Videotape: The Birth of Genetics and the Big Screen


WHEN October 16, 2014
6-7:30 PM EST WHERE 19 Washington Square North WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute in New York Open to the Public

The Fly Room is a feature film that recreates Thomas Hunt Morgan’s Columbia University Lab, where the basic laws that govern heritability and the passing of traits were discovered — work that formed the foundation of the genetic discoveries that continue today. In this lecture, NYUAD Visiting Professor and writer-director of The Fly Room Alexis Gambis will share highlights of the film as well as behind-the-scenes interviews.

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