The 16th Annual Dick Smyser Community Lecture Series on Thursday, Oct. 3, will feature Professor Jane Maienschein, director of the Center for Biology and Society at Arizona State University.
She will give a talk titled “Embryos Under the Microscope: Negotiating Contested Ground Between Science and Society.”
The event is sponsored by Friends of ORNL. It is free of charge and will be held at the American Museum of Science and Energy at 300 S. Tulane Ave. in Oak Ridge.
A reception for the speaker starts at 5:30 p.m. (snacks will be served) in the museum lobby, and her lecture starts at 6:30 p.m. This talk should be of interest to the general public, a press release said.