29March2017

The Mother of All Demos, presented by Douglas Engelbart (1968)

“The Mother of All Demos” is a name given retrospectively to Douglas Engelbart’s December 9, 1968, demonstration of experimental computer technologies that are now commonplace. The live demonstration featured the introduction [...]

Seeing swirling snakes

Brain scientists watch the eyes of people watching an optical illusion These circles seem to squiggle perhaps because of blinks and tiny eye movements called microsaccades, say scientists in a new study. Credit: Akiyoshi Kitaoka You’ve got [...]

Nitric Oxide Controls Tuberculosis Immuno-pathology by Inhibiting… || HGHI

…NLRP3 Inflammasome-Dependent IL-1β Processing Mishra, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School (PI: Chris Sassetti) Sixth Annual New England Tuberculosis Symposium Harvard Global Health Initiative June 28th, 2012 The Broad Institute [...]

Oxidative Escape of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Neutrophil Killing || HGHI

Björn Corleis, Ph.D., London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (PI: Ulrich Schaible) Sixth Annual New England Tuberculosis Symposium Harvard Global Health Initiative June 28th, 2012 The Broad Institute 7 Cambridge Center Cambridge, MA

Panel Discussion: Totally Drug Resistant TB is here: Are we too late? || HGHI

Barry Bloom, Ph.D., Harvard School of Public Health (Chair); Sarah Fortune, MD, Harvard School of Public Health; Jeremy Greene, MD, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School; Bob Horsburgh, Ph.D., Boston University; Khisimuzi Mdluli, Ph.D., TB Alliance; [...]

The Politicization of Antibiotic Resistance, 1948-2012 || HGHI

Scott Podolsky, MD, Harvard Medical School Sixth Annual New England Tuberculosis Symposium Harvard Global Health Initiative June 28th, 2012 The Broad Institute 7 Cambridge Center Cambridge, MA

Deciphering the Epidemiology of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis through Comparative Genomics || HGHI

Rob Warren, Ph.D., Stellenbosch University, Cape Town. Sixth Annual New England Tuberculosis Symposium Harvard Global Health Initiative June 28th, 2012 The Broad Institute 7 Cambridge Center Cambridge, MA

Super-bugs? Strain Based Differences in the Evolution of Drug Resistance – HGHI

Chris Ford, BS, Harvard School of Public Health (PI: Sarah Fortune) Sixth Annual New England Tuberculosis Symposium Harvard Global Health Initiative June 28th, 2012 The Broad Institute 7 Cambridge Center Cambridge, MA

Swati Piramal, Director of Piramal Healthcare || The Forum at HSPH

Dr. Swati Piramal (MPH ’92) is the Director of Piramal Healthcare, a drug discovery company that aims to bring affordable medicines to reduce the burden of disease globally. Dr. Piramal leads a team of scientists in cancer, diabetes, inflammation [...]

Deirdre Barrett, Ph.D. – “Supernormal Stimuli” – TAM 2012

From The Amaz!ng Meeting 2012, author and psychologist Deirdre Barrett examines how “supernormal stimuli” have caused primal urges to overrun their evolutionary purpose. With a special musical introduction from TAM emcee George Hrab.