This lectureship is generously supported by The Kavli Foundation. The lectures have an honorarium of $5,000 and travel expenses up to $2,500. The lectures are open to the public and are held at the Carnegie Institution for Science. There are two lectures in 2017.
Lecturers must be active researchers in any cutting-edge field of science. Previous lecturers include Dr. J. Craig Venter, who spoke on Human Aging and Longevity, and Dr. Jennifer Doudna, who spoke on CRISPR gene editing technology. Dr. Elizabeth Loftus will speak on Human Memory on December 5, 2016.
To nominate a scientist, please send the name and affiliation of the scientist with a very brief bio or a link to a bio to me by August 31. CSSP encourages diversity in gender and race for this lectureship.
If you have any questions, please contact me at 202-302-4802 or at the email address firstname.lastname@example.org.