CISP Talk by Hannah Landecker
25th October 5-7pm
Professor Stuart Hall Building room 326
Hannah Landecker is a historian and sociologist of the life sciences. She holds a joint appointment in the life and social sciences at UCLA as professor in the department of sociology and director of the institute for society and genetics, an interdisciplinary unit committed to cultivating research and pedagogy at the interface of the life and human sciences. Landecker is the author of Culturing life: How cells became technologies (harvard up, 2007) and writes on biotechnology and the intersection of biology and film. Her recent work concerns antibiotic resistance, and the history and sociology of metabolism and epigenetics.