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Meet the authors: How a lobster taught us about our brains

Event schedule details

Sunday 30 June

13.30-14.00

Event location details

Lecture theatre G34

Imperial College London

Speaker: Charlotte Nassim interviewed by Gilead Armit. 

Charlotte Nassim will be talking to New Scientist writer and Imperial alumnus Gilead Armit about how Eve Marder’s forty years study of thirty neurons in the stomach of a lobster has revealed insights into the much more complex workings of the human brain.


This is part of ‘Meet the Authors’, a programme of literary discussions from Friends of Imperial College. Take a look at the other talks in this series.

Event categories

  • Adults
  • Talk