23rd Annual TSRC Town Talks Presented By Telluride Science Research Center (TSRC)

Join TSRC for its 23rd year of offering the Town Talk science lecture series to the Telluride community. Special thanks to the Telluride Ski and Golf Company and a generous donor for making the series possible.

LOCATION: Telluride Conference Center in Mountain Village

DATES & TIME: Every Tuesday evening, 6:00 - 7:15 pm, July 1, 2014 - August 19, 2014 

ADMISSION: Free of Charge, Donations Accepted

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CASH BAR: 5:15 - 6:00 pm


Tuesday, July 1

"Molecular Revolution: New Insight into Human Diseases"

David J. Wales, Professor, University of Cambridge 

Tuesday, July 8

“Lead us not into Hemptation: The Genetics of American Cannabis”

George Weiblen, Professor of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota

Tuesday, July 15

"The Next 20 Years: Green Chemistry by Design"

Eric Beckman, George M. Bevier Professor of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Co-Director of the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation 

Tuesday, July 22

“Type II Diabetes: An Emerging Epidemic
*2014 R. Stephen Berry Lecture
Joan Emma Shea, Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry & Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, TSRC Board Member

Tuesday, July 29 

"Charting a Path to a Less Warm Future"

Paul B. Shepson, Professor of Analytical and Atmospheric Chemistry, Purdue University 

Tuesday August 5 

"Swim like a Mermaid, Spew like a Pump, Chew like a Disposal: Proteins in Action"

Patricia L. Clark, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Concurrent Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame

Tuesday, August 12

“Modern Mimics of Natural Nano-Structures: Taking a page from Wood, Beetles, Butterflies, and Birds"

Ron Estler, Professor of Chemistry and CASE/Carnegie Professor of the Year, Fort Lewis College, TSRC Science Advisory Board Chair 

Tuesday, August 19

“Replaying the Tape of Life”

Paul Rainey, Professor of Evolutionary Genetics, New Zealand Institute for Advanced Studies and Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology 


2014 Summer Schedule
July 1, 2014
July 8, 2014
July 15, 2014
July 22, 2014
July 29, 2014
August 5, 2014
August 12, 2014
August 19, 2014
Telluride Science Research Center
Post Office Box 2429, Telluride CO 81435
Tel: + 970.708.4426
Email: info@telluridescience.org
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