Public Lectures

In association with the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute, the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology organizes talks for high profile scientists to help educate the public on various scientific topics relevant to their day to day life. The invited speakers' list includes the following Nobel Prize winners:

  • Edvard Moser (The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014).
  • Randy Schekman (The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013).
  • Jack W. Szostak (The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009).

Can We Cure Aging?

Linda Partridge 
DBE, FRS, FRSE, FMedSci, Professorial Research Fellow, University College London 

February 22, 2023

Grid Cells and The Brain’s Map of Space

Edvard Moser
Nobel Laureate; Founding Director, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience; Professor of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

February 7, 2017

The Evolution of Date Palms

Michael Purugganan
Silver Professor; Professor of Biology; Dean for Science, Faculty of Arts and Science, NYU

November 19, 2017