Science Literacy Week 2016: Science Fiction — From Idea to Invention

The annual week-long celebration of all things science is here. Come out to U of T libraries across campus and explore this year’s theme of Science Fiction through a rare exhibition of early science works, 3-D printing, interesting talks, and hands-on workshops.

Date: September 19–25

Admission: Free

Varying times and locations

Harnessing the Power of Crispr — A Novel Tool for Cut & Paste: Scichat Talk!

Part of Science Literacy Week, Nicole Escalante will be giving a talk on breakthrough genome editing CRISPR technology and how it works.

Date: September 21

Time: 5:00–6:00 pm

Location: Gerstein Science Information Centre, Alice Moulton Room

Admission: Free

Bioethics Seminar — Uterus Transplantation: Legal and Ethical Issues

Join Dr. Bernard M. Dickens in a talk about the legal and ethical underpinnings of uterus transplantation. The talk will cover issues related to the donor, recipients, their relationship, and prohibited compensation.

Date: September 21

Time: 4:00–5:30 pm

Location: Health Sciences Building, room 108

Admission: Free

Startup Open House at Think Research

Think Research, a software company specializing in developing tools and content for health care providers, is participating in the annual Startup Open House filled with tours, interactive games, and “trendy tech swag,” all served up with food and drinks.


Date: September 22

Time: 3:00–8:00 pm

Location: 156 Front Street West

Admission: Free with registration

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