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Stanford LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous)

Code:
EVT 618
Day:
Thursdays
Date(s):
Oct 10—Dec 12
Time:
7:00 pm
Location:
LK 130, Li Ka Shing Center
Cost:
FREE
Status: No Registration Required
LASER is a national program, founded in 2008 by cultural historian Piero Scaruffi under the aegis of Leonardo ISAST, which brings artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversation with an audience. Each evening event, free of charge and open to the public, presents artists, scientists, thinkers, inventors, and scholars who are working on paradigm shifts. People in the audience are also encouraged to briefly introduce their own work.

Below is the speaker list for the October 10 LASER event. Speakers are subject to change.

Irving Weissman (Institute for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine/Stanford) on "How Normal Stem Cells Regenerate the Body But Sometimes Lead to Cancer"

James Ferrell (Systems Biology/Stanford) on "Systems Biology"

Yoon Chung Han (San Jose State University) on "Biometric Data Arts using Fingerprint and Iris Data"

Aja Duniven (Animate) on "Gamification of Altruistic Action: Gamifying Nonprofit Outreach for Greater Impact"

Below is the speaker list for the December 12 LASER event. Speakers are subject to change.

Daniel Dever (Stem Cell Transplantation/Stanford) on CRISPR

Jaroslaw Kapuscinski (Intermedia Composer/ Director of Stanford's Intermedia Performance Lab) on "Where is Chopin - AI and the Music of Faces"

Danton Char (Anesthesia/Stanford)

Liqun Luo (Biology/Stanford) on "What Motivates Animals To Do What They Do?"

This program series is co-sponsored by the Office of Science Outreach, the Deans of Engineering, Humanities & Sciences, Medicine, and Research at Stanford, and Stanford Continuing Studies.
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