CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Tsai Auditorium (S010)
Global Food+ 2017 is an event open to all that will feature an afternoon of “speed talk” presentations by two dozen top scholars in the Boston area. This event will highlight current research findings at the important nexus between food, agriculture, health, society, and the environment.
The twenty-four presenters include scholars from a wide range of disciplines, including anthropology, economics, political science, history, sociology, engineering, biology, and environmental sciences. Each will deliver a seven-minute summary of his or her most recent research...
Shenggen Fan Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
Understanding the challenges associated with reliably providing food and nutrition in the context of a growing population and changing climate is integral when considering the global food system. The Future of Food Lecture Series, organized by the Harvard University Center for the Environment, highlights the interactions between agriculture and climate and their consequences for health and stability in an ongoing series of discussions with speakers from...
.... Symbiosis and the Evolution of Life in the Ocean 
*Peter R. Girguis, Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology,
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University*
The discovery of microscopic life forms in the seventeenth century led to
humankind’s understanding of microbes as the biochemical innovators of our
world. Microbes have evolved exotic metabolisms that enable them to live in
seemingly inhospitable places, and they inhabit nearly every animal and
plant on Earth. Peter Girguis will lead a virtual tour of ocean microbial
life and... Read more about HMNH Evolution Matters Lecture Series with Peter Girguis