Discovery Museum Speaker Series 2020 Featuring Dr. Susan Hockfield

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Wednesday May 27

7:00 PM  –  8:30 PM


Join the conversation at the Discovery Museum 2020 Speaker Series featuring 

Susan Hockfield, Ph.D.
President Emerita and Professor of Neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Biomimicry and The Age of Living Machines

Presented virtually via Zoom Webinar

Dr. Susan Hockfield is President Emerita, Professor of Neuroscience, and a member of the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From 2004 to 2012 she served as the sixteenth President of MIT, the first life scientist and first woman in that role. In her 2019 book, The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution, she describes the intersections between engineering and biology that highlight the technology revolution of the 21st century and promise to overcome some of the greatest humanitarian, medical, and environmental challenges of our time.

Copies of the book The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution can be purchased online with direct-to-home shipping from The Concord Bookshop. Thank you for supporting this local business.

All registrants will receive a follow-up email on Wednesday, May 27, with a link to the Zoom Webinar presentation that evening. If you do not have Zoom installed on your computer or mobile device, you can download it at It is recommended you do this before May 27 so you are prepared to join the webinar. When you receive the email with the Zoom Webinar link on May 27th, all you will need to do is click on the link at 7:00 pm to join the Speaker Series event. 

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