Celebrating Francis
The Francis Crick Centennial
Monday May 16, 2016

Arranged by:

Alex Gann, Mila Pollock & Jan Witkowski
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 

This year is the centenary of the birth of Francis Crick. Best known for the discovery with Jim Watson of the DNA double helix, Crick made major contributions to x-ray crystallography and deciphering the genetic code. His move into neuroscience stimulated research on difficult problems like consciousness. Speakers in this symposium will celebrate Crick’s many accomplishments. The meeting will be held in Grace Auditorium, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, on Monday May 16, commencing at 9.30am and ending by 4pm. 

Invited Speakers:

Pat Churchland
Matthew Cobb
Steve Harrison
Robert Olby
Tomaso Poggio
Matt Ridley
Jim Watson

We look forward to seeing you at Cold Spring Harbor in May. The proceedings will also streamed live in open-access format via the internet for those not able to attend in person (details to follow). 


Open Registration (no charge)

Registration covers attendance at coffee-breaks, closing reception and parking. Housing is available at Cold Spring Habor Laboratory  (please enquire through the Meetings & Corses Office should you require housing - NOTE: separate fees apply)