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April 2018

Second Saturday Conversation: Sabermetrics and the Empirical Analysis of Baseball

April 14, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Dr. Daniel Mack, Director of Baseball Analytics and Research Science with the Kansas City Royals, returns to the Library to talk about the art and science of sabermetrics.

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How the Social Brain Builds Itself—But Sometimes Doesn’t: Genes, Experience, and the Biological Roots of Autism

April 17, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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The 16th Annual Paul D. Bartlett, Sr. Lecture presented by the Linda Hall Library in association with the Princeton Alumni Association of Kansas City, the Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Kansas City, and the Yale Club of Kansas City.

We have reached our seating capacity for this event and we have closed the wait list.

If you are unable to attend the lecture in person, you can watch a live broadcast from the Library's Facebook page or via livestream.com.

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Interspecies Chimeras and Genome Editing for Organ Regeneration

April 26, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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This lecture has been canceled due to the speaker's illness.  

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May 2018

One Tool to Rule Them All: CRISPR and Emerging Biotechnologies

May 10, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Some applications of CRISPR are raising ethical and other concerns, and are presenting interesting policy challenges to our current oversight system for research in the life sciences. What can we learn from previous experiences with emerging biotechnologies and how can we adapt our current policy framework to the gene editing technologies of today and tomorrow?

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Second Saturday Conversation: Coffee with the Curators

May 12, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Join Benjamin Gross, VP for Research and Scholarship, and Eric Ward, VP for Public Programs, from 11:00 a.m. to Noon for a curators gallery talk on the new exhibition, It's Alive Frankenstein at 200: The Science Behind the Story.

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Questions? Contact Eric Ward at 816.926.8753 for more information about these events.