A live Ustream video feed will be provided from the New Horizons in Science conference at the University of Texas at Austin during the time slots listed below. Please note that all times given are Central Daylight Time. For abstracts and information about speakers, click on the links provided.
Monday morning's program features concurrent sessions, so two streams will be provided. The other feed is available here.
Sunday, 18th October
9:00 am-12:30 pm CDT
- Harold "Skip" Garner, Ph.D., Mining hidden knowledge from Medline and DNA
- John Hawks, Ph.D., Rapid evolution: can mutations explain historical events?
- Virgil Griffith , Quantifying consciousness with information theory
2:00-5:00 pm CDT
- Frank Rosenzweig, Ph.D., No starvation diet here: yeast cells eat and eat—and live longer
- Arlene Ash, Ph.D. , Can statisticians tell us who won a questionable election?
- Kevin Gurney, Ph.D. , Carbon and climate: some unfortunate surprises
Monday, 19th October
9:00–10:00 am CDT
- Steven Weinberg, Ph.D. , Higgs, dark matter and supersymmetry: what the Large Hadron Collider will tell us
10:00–11:00 am CDT
11:00 am–12:00 pm CDT
(Monday afternoon: no sessions are scheduled.)
Tuesday, 20th October
9:00 am–12:00 pm CDT
- Michael Telch, Ph.D., PTSD on the battlefield: collecting data during combat
- Deborah Clegg, Twinkie neurons? The brain's role in obesity
- David M. Buss, Ph.D., and Cindy Meston, Ph.D., Why do women have sex?
1:00–4:00 pm CDT
- Bruce M. Psaty, MD, Ph.D., Dangerous drugs and the genetic causes of disease
- John Wallingford, Ph.D., The tale of the tails: the crucial role of cilia in early development
- Hans Hofmann, Ph.D., Territorial battles in the aquarium tank: the molecular basis of social organization and behavior