Lecture and Book Signing: Wonders of the Microbial World


Thursday, October 19, 2017, 6:00pm


Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street

Wonders of the Microbial WorldScott Chimileski and Roberto Kolter, Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, will share their fascination with the wonders of the microbial world through vignettes and images from their new book, Life at the Edge of Sight: A Photographic Exploration of the Microbial World in conjunction with the photo exhibition of their work on display at the museum.

Presented by: Harvard Museum of Natural History
Admission: Free and open to the public
Museum hours: Open daily 9 AM-5 PM
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Their presentation will feature a stunning visual exploration of microbes, from the pioneering findings of a seventeenth-century visionary to magnificent close-ups of the inner workings and cooperative communities of Earth’s most prolific—but often invisible—organisms.

Related exhibition

World in a Drop: Photographic Explorations of Microbial Life, at the Harvard Museum of Natural History