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Hannah Landecker (Boundaries: Seminar)

When Oct 24, 2015
from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where 121 Borland
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Hannah Landecker

Sociology, University of California Los Angeles

 

Landecker earned her Ph.D. in Science and Technology Studies at MIT, and her B.S. in Cell and Developmental Biology from the University of British Columbia. She has taught and researched in the fields of history of science, anthropology and sociology. At UCLA she is cross-appointed between the Institute for Society and Genetics and the Sociology Department. Her first book, Culturing Life: How Cells Became Technologies, received the Suzanne J. Levinson Book Award from the History of Science Society; she is currently working on a book called American Metabolism, which looks at transformations to the metabolic sciences wrought by the rise of epigenetics, microbiomics, cell signaling and hormone biology.