01 October 2019
How dialogue between basic science and humanities may tackle environmental changes and human frailty

Seminar | Tuesday October 1

The Symposium Biology and Humanities is organized by UPEC and Inserm with the support of the Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme, on tuesday, October 1st, on the occasion of Elizabeth Blackburn's visit, Nobel Prize for medicine in 2009.



10 am
| Geneviève DERUMEAUX (IMRB, RHU CARMMA, Université Paris-Est Créteil)
| Marie-Albane de SUREMAIN (CESSMA, Université Paris-Est Créteil)
| Jean-Luc DUBOIS-RANDÉ, President of Université Paris-Est Créteil
| Michel WIEVIORKA, President of Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme
| Jorge BOCZKOWSKI, Director of Institut Mondor de Recherche Biomédicale

10:30-11:00 am
Connecting Inquiry and Value in Science
Patrick SAVIDAN (LIS, Université Paris-Est Créteil)

11:00-11:30 am
Scientific and societal challenges of air quality
Isabelle COLL (LISA, Université Paris-Est Créteil)

11:30-12:00 am
The exposome: a useful concept
Robert BAROUKI (Université Paris Descartes)

12:00-12:45 am
“A journey from looking down a microscope to out the window”
Keynote speaker
Elizabeth BLACKBURN the 2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine

1:00-2:30 pm

2:30-3:00 pm
A window on a changing world: the space climate observatory
Jean-Yves LE GALL (President of Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales, the French Space Agency)

3:00-3:30 pm
Bridging history and biology. The example of the emergence of HIV in Africa
Guillaume LACHENAL (médialab, Science Po, Paris)

3:30-4:00 pm
Epistemic and non-epistemic values in science: some examples from medicine and environmental sciences, and some hypotheses
Philippe HUNEMAN (IHPST, CNRS, Université Paris I)

4:00-4:30 pm
Role of scientists in advocacy to tackle environmental changes and human frailty
Karin SIPIDO (KU Leuven, Belgium)

4:30-5:00 pm

5:00 pm

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