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The Cross-Disciplinary Sciences Seminar Series brings distinguished scientists who can speak to a broad spectrum of interests to the Gettysburg science community as well as provide opportunities for STEM majors and faculty to come together to discuss interdisciplinary topics in science. The series is sponsored by EPACC and departments in Division III. Applications for AY 18/19 will be solicited in Spring 2018.

Upcoming 2018 Seminars TBA


Spring 2018 Seminars

February 19-20, 2018Larry Que UofM

Larry Que, Jr. - Regents Professor

Department of Chemistry and Center for Metals in Biocatalysis, University of Minnesota

Feb. 19 at 6:00 pm

Feb. 20 at 12:00 pm

Read more about Larry Que

Fall 2017 Seminars NYTimes Casual-2 Craig Anderson

November 7-8, 2017

Craig A. Anderson - Distinguished Professor of Psychology,

Iowa State University

Details - Nov. 7 at 6:00 pm

Details - Nov. 8 at 3:30 pm

Read more about Craig Anderson

Past seminarsMarkita Landry

Spring 2017 Seminars

March 28-29, 2017

Markita Landry - Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering,UC Berkeley

Details - Mar. 28 at 6:00 pm

Details - Mar. 29 at 12:00 pm

Read more about Markita Landry

April 10-11, 2017

JohnstonDavid Johnston - Assistant Professor of the Practice of Marine Conservation, Nicholas School of the Environment; Duke University Marine Laboratory

Details - Apr. 10 at 5:30 pm

Details - Apr. 11 at 12:00 pm

Read more about David Johnston

Spring 2016 Seminars

January 21-22, 2016

Peter Kasson, Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia

Details - Jan. 21 at 6:00 p.m.

Details - Jan. 22 at 12:00 p.m.

Read more about Peter Kasson

February 4-5, 2016

Musselman Lecture/Chemistry

Professor Ka Yee Lee, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago


April 7-8, 2016

Zev Bryant, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, Stanford University

Details - April 7 & 8

Read more about Zev Bryant


April 11-12, 2016 - CANCELLED

Dr. Andrew Read, Stephen Toth Professor of Marine Biology, Duke University Marine Laboratory

Read more about Dr. Andrew Read

Fall 2015 Seminars

September 15, 2015

Dr. Moncef Slaoui

Details - Sept. 15 at 11:45 a.m.

Details - Sept. 15 at 5:00 p.m.

November 1-2, 2015

Douglas Emlen

Spring 2015 Seminars

February 3-4, 2015

Sara Imari Walker, Assistant Professor at School of Earth and Space Exploration, BEYOND: Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science, Arizona State University

Details - Feb. 3 Seminar

Details - Feb. 4 Seminar

Read more about Sara Imari Walker

February 10-11, 2015

Peter Hudson, Willaman Professor of Biology, Director of Huck Institutes of Life Sciences, Penn State University

Read more about Peter Hudson

Details - Feb. 10 Seminar

Details - Feb. 11 Seminar

February 17, 2015

David Ward, Chair of Botany, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Details - Feb. 17 Seminar

Read more about David Ward

March 31 - April 1, 2015
Teri Odom, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University

Details - Mar. 31 Seminar

Details - Apr. 1 Seminar

Read more about Teri Odom

Fall 2014 Seminars

September 11-12, 2014

Emily Graslie, Chief Curiosity Correspondent at the Field Museum in Chicago and host of the BrainScoop on YouTube

Details - Sept. 11 Seminar (pdf)

Details - Sept. 12 Seminar (pdf)

September 30-October 1, 2014

Karen Lips, Department of Biology, University of Maryland

Details - Sept. 30 Seminar (pdf)

Details - Oct. 1 Seminar (pdf)

Spring 2014 Seminars

February 12-13, 2014

Richard Alley, Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences, Department of Geosciences, Penn State
Read more about Prof. Richard Alley

Details - Feb. 12 Seminar (pdf)

February 26-27, 2014

Larry Young, Director, Center for Translational Social Neuroscience, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University

Read more about Larry Young

Details - Feb. 26 Seminar (pdf)

Details - Feb. 27 Seminar (pdf)

April 3-4, 2014

Jennifer Mass, Senior Scientist, Scientific Research and Analysis Laboratory Conservation Department Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library, Winterthur, DE.

Details - April 3 (pdf)

Details - April 4 (pdf)

Fall 2013 Seminars

Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. and Oct. 1 at 4 p.m.
Dr. Michael Summers, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland at Baltimore County

Read more about Dr. Michael Summers

Bowen Auditorium

Details - Sept. 30 Seminar

Details - Oct. 1 Seminar

Dec. 2-3
Dr. Sarah Tishkoff, David and Lyn Silfen University Professor, Departments of Genetics and Biology, University of Pennsylvania

Read more about Dr. Sarah Tishkoff

Details - Dec. 2 Seminar

Details - Dec. 3 Seminar

Spring 2013 Seminars

Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 13 at 4 p.m. - Steve Finkbeiner, MD, PhD

Bowen Auditorium


Details - Feb. 12 Seminar

Details - Feb. 13 Seminar

March 21-22, 2013 - Dr. Andy Ruina

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University
Read more about Dr. Andy Ruina:


April 3-4, 2013 – Dr. Daniel Forger

Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
Read more about Dr. Daniel Forger:

Details - April 3

Details - April 4

Fall 2012 Seminars

Friday, November 2

Elizabeth F. McCormack, Professor of Physics, Chair, Bryn Mawr College
Probing Long-Range Configurations of Molecular Hydrogen
Mara Auditorium (Masters 110) - 4 p.m.

Wednesday, November 14

George Han, M.D., M.P.H.
Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Lyme Disease on the Battlefield: Exposure to Borrelia burgdorferi and Other Tick-Borne Pathogens in Gettysburg National Military Park
Mara Auditorium, Masters Hall, Room 110 - 12:00 p.m.

André Weltman, M.D., M.Sc.
Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Pennsylvania Department of Health
"Information for Action": Public Health Surveillance from the State Health Department Perspective
Mara Auditorium, Masters Hall, Room 110 - 7

Thursday, November 15 - 4:15 p.m.

George Han, M.D., M.P.H.
Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dengue: An Emerging Global Problem
Bowen Auditorium, McCreary Hall, Room 115