AnnouncementThank you all for your speaker nominations for The Colloquium in the Life Sciences. We have received a total of ten nominations, in such diverse fields as biodiversity, climate change, cancer, evolutionary theory, and genome science! Good going, guys! We could never have done it without you! Keep checking this very webpage for updates – the seminar schedule will be announced very soon!


Learn the truth.Genetic engineering. The environmental crisis. Nature vs. nurture. Nanomedicine. Designer babies. Biofuels. The organic movement. Extinction. Synthetic biology. Carbon credits. Emergent diseases. Functional food. Human evolution.

We here at The Colloquium in the Life Sciences are very excited about our schedule for the new year. The Colloquium provides an opportunity to connect with some of the biggest thinkers in life science research today. So don’t get left out: nominate your favourite speaker for our upcoming seminar series!

This year’s theme is: learn the truth. This exciting new series of talks will shatter stereotypes and set straight some of the public misconceptions about science. We are looking for dynamic speakers, scientists, teachers, philosophers, researchers, journalists, authors and policymakers from all areas of life science.

If you would like to participate in this year’s events, simply click on the tab above labeled Speaker Nomination for all you need to know about getting your favourite speaker to CSU.

We also now have a Twitter feed up and running. Follow us to receive seminar reminders, links to speaker profiles and for the latest news on Colloquium activities!

As always, feel free to email us with any questions or suggestions you may have.

Join the conversation. Get involved.

Welcome to the new online home of the Colloquium in the Life Sciences. It’s going to take us a while to get everything up and running, but we’re really looking forward to a successful new year!