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Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has shaped contemporary biomedical research and education with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. Home to eight Nobel Prize winners, the private, not-for-profit Laboratory employs 1,100 people including 600 scientists, students and technicians. The Meetings & Courses Program hosts more than 12,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campuses in Long Island and in Suzhou, China. The Laboratory’s education arm also includes an academic publishing house, a graduate school and programs for middle and high school students and teachers.
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Library & Archives Event
Siddhartha Mukherjee discusses THE GENE: An Intimate History
May 27, 2020
The Center for Humanities and the History of Modern Biology at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory invites you to join an online live discussion with Siddhartha Mukherjee to discuss how DNA has shaped both our bodies and modern society, and the promises and pitfalls of genetics.