Frontiers in Life Science


Name  Email Phone
Paul Brandl (608) 251-2662

Course Description 

This class will bring us to the “cutting edge” of scientific research. Each week a different researcher or science expert reports and discusses his or her innovations, inventions and/or discoveries.

The UW Biotechnology Outreach Directory has brought a variety of researchers to this class over the past several years. Topics have included: bird flu, heart disease, cancer, aging, stem cells, DNA sequencing, nanotechnology and others. You will be able to discuss your questions and concerns with these science experts each week.


UW Space Place

Meeting Day


Meeting Time

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Start Date

Sept 22, 2021

End Date

Dec 1, 2021


No reading/minimal reading

Class Size

No limit

Class notes 

To Enroll: Registration required, contact coordinator for instructions. 

# of Sessions: 10

Date No Class: November 24th

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