Moderated by Associate Professor Leena Knight (Biology, Director of Global Studies) and Associate Professor Jim Russo (Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology).
Those interested are invited to read his recent article Where Year Two of the Pandemic Will Take Us, published in The Atlantic.
Ed Yong is a science journalist who reports for The Atlantic. He covers everything that is or was once alive, and has spent most of 2020 focused on the COVID-19 pandemic. He has won several awards, including the Victor Cohn Prize for medical science reporting in 2020, the Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Award for biomedical reporting in 2016, the Byron H. Waksman Award for Excellence in the Public Communication of Life Sciences in 2016, and the National Academies Keck Science Communication Award in 2010. I Contain Multitudes, his first book, looks at the amazing partnerships between animals and microbes; it became a New York Times bestseller and a clue on Jeopardy!. He has given a TED talk on mind-controlling parasites and has a Chatham Island black robin named after him.
Friday, January 29 at 5:00 pmVirtual Event