Past Lectures

Red rocks and marbles from Earth to Mars: Tales of science and crime

Lecture by Marjorie A. Chan, Ph.D., Professor of Geology


Ethical Issues in Editing our Genes

Lecture by Jeffrey R. Botkin, MD, MPH, Associate VP for Research Integrity, and Professor of Pediatrics


Is Water the New Oil?

Lecture by Alan D. Eastman, Instructor, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and Cofounder and CTO, GreenFire Energy


The Culture War Over Public Restrooms

Lecture by Terry S. Kogan, Professor of Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law


The Past, Present, and Future of Using Data for Good

Lecture by Daniel Hadley, Managing Director, Sorenson Impact Center


The Crime of Complicity: The Bystander from the Holocaust to Today

UPDATE: Professor Guiora and his co-author were recently interviewed about their new book, “Populist and Islamist Challenges for International Law.” Check out the video here. Lecture by Amos N. Guiora, J.D., Ph.D., Professor of Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law https://crimeofcomplicity.com/ *This video contains explicit language. Viewer discretion is advised.*


“Translating” Basic Science into New Therapeutics: Targeting the Ribosome to Fight Superbugs

Lecture by Ryan Looper, Ph.D., Henry Eyring Associate Professor, Chemistry


Drug Discovery Using a Surprising Ally—The Zebrafish

Lecture by Randall Peterson, Ph.D., L. S. Skaggs Presidential Endowed Professor and Dean, College of Pharmacy


Cutting Off the Nose to Spite the Face: Utah’s Role in Defeating Melanoma

Lecture by Glen M. Bowen, M.D., Director, Multidisciplinary Cutaneous Oncology Program, Huntsman Cancer Institute; and Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology


Big Black Holes

Lecture by Anil Seth, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Physics & Astronomy