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. 

February 16, 2019
 AAAS Annual Meeting, Washington DC: “Heredity: Our Defining Mystery.”  Topical Lecture, followed by a book signing.

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

February 28, 2019
Harvard Museum of Natural History: A Conversation with David Quammen.

March 3, 2019
Adelaide Writer’s Week

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

March 15, 2019
Brookline, MA. “Science On Screen” at the Coolidge Theater. (A double-feature: a talk about heredity and a screening of the heredity-based comedy, Flirting With Disaster.)

April 9, 2019
Wellesley College. Mayer Lecture. Details to come.

May 25-26, 2019
Copenhagen: Bloom Festival


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Featured Past Talks

“The Ethics of Genetically Editing Babies” (The Daily)

“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)