It’s My Life! From Conception to Old Age

Once I was a single cell with infinite potential! Within several days, I embarked on a journey that shaped my arms, my legs, my heart, and my brain. After my birth, my memories were built by my experiences and after many wonderful years they are fading away.”

Ever wondered how human life begins? How does the information stored in our DNA shape us and how does aging affect human biology?

Join us for this month’s Science in the News talk where three Yale scientists talk about the flow of genetic information during conception and the determination of body plan, and how aging predisposes many of us to brain disorders.

Yale Science Communication (or “YSC”) is a graduate student organization that aims to ignite scientific engagement across diverse communities and train effective science communicators in the broader Yale graduate and postdoctoral community.

FREE! Registration is required. Please Note: This is a virtual program via Zoom. Participants will receive a link to the program via email upon completing registration.