Carl Zimmer gives public talks in lecture series, at universities, and at conferences. He also appears on podcasts and radio programs such as Radiolab. Visit Penguin Random House Speakers Bureaufor more information about speaking requests. 

November 13, 2018
Waterstone’s, London: An Evening With The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction Shortlist  

February 16, 2019
AAAS Topical Lecture, Washington DC: “Heredity: Our Defining Mystery” 

February 20, 2019
Connecticut College, New London CT: “The Deep History of Global Affairs” 

March 7, 2019
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Thomas M. Siebel Lecture Series in Science and Society (details to come)


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Featured Past Talks

“The Library of Babel: On Trying to Read My Own Genome”

“The Surviving Branch: The 2016 Stephen Jay Gould Award Lecture”

“Parasite Tales: The Jewel Wasp’s Zombie Slave”

Antibodies Part 1: Crispr (Radiolab)

Shrink (Radiolab)