Gerald R. Fink ’62 Bioscience Symposium 2011

Stem Cells: Promise and Progress

The Gerald R. Fink '62 Bioscience Symposium for 2011 will be held on Thursday, Jan. 20 in Pruyne Lecture Room, Fayerweather Hall at Amherst College. The one day symposium is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. and end late in the evening and is open to Amherst College students.

This year's event will feature four speakers and include a dinner at Lewis Sebring Dining Commons; details can be found on the subpages.

The event coordinator is Patricia Allen; she can be reached at 413/542-8094 or

Writing (and Translating) Science for the Masses

Claudia Kalb '85, senior writer at Newsweek will be giving a seminar on science writing at 3 p.m. in Chapin Hall lounge. The gathering is limited to 20 Amherst students and is overenrolled. By using the form you are committing yourself to the seminar. We will develop a waiting list, but fully expect those that enroll will be in attendance. Ms. Kalb will also be a part of the symposium beginning at 5 p.m. in Pruyne Lecture Hall, separate registration above.