Heyman Center Workshops

Neuroscience and History: A Brief History of Clock Genes

Wednesday, November 6, 2013  6:00pm The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room


Heyman Center for the Humanities

A new reading and discussion group fostering interdisciplinary conversation about the promises and challenges of contemporary neuroscience. We will explore the historical conditions for the emergence of neuroscience as a discipline, as well as the synergies and tensions between historical and neuroscientific modes of explanation. We welcome scholars, clinicians, students, and the interested public.

ID is required for entrance.

Attendance to the workshop is by invitation only.


  • Deborah Coen

    Professor of History and Chair of History of Science and Medicine

    Yale University

  • Jonathan Weiner

    Maxwell M. Geffen Professor of Medical and Scientific Journalism

    Columbia University

  • Michael Young

    Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor Laboratory of Genetics

    The Rockefeller University

  • Dustin Rubenstein

    Assistant Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology

    Columbia University

  • Rae Silver

    Helene L. and Mark N. Kaplan Professor of Natural & Physical Sciences

    Barnard College


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