Carl Zimmer has given hundreds of public talks and lectures, bringing audiences updates from the frontiers of science. He has spoken at festivals, universities, museums, scientific conferences, and city lecture series. He has also appeared on leading radio programs and podcasts, including The Daily and Radiolab.

Upcoming talks will be posted on this page. You can also keep up with Carl’s schedule by subscribing to his free email newsletter.

Carl is represented by Penguin House Speakers Bureau. Here is his page on their site, with more information about his talks.

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A Selection of Past Talks

“Why Omicron Is Counterintuitive” (The Daily)

“What to Expect from the Next Phase of the Pandemic” (The Daily)

“A Vaccine Breakthrough” (The Daily)

“A Kids’ Guide to the Coronavirus” (The Daily)

“Are Viruses Alive?” The Royal Institution

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

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

Evolution Matters: David Quammen and Carl Zimmer

Radiolab: Every Day is Ignaz Semmelweis Day