19th October 2021: Maya J. Goldenberg
(University of Guelph, Canada)

A War on Science? Rethinking Vaccine Hesitancy and Refusal

13th October 2021: Ann-Sophie Barwich
(Indiana University Bloomington, USA)

The Limits of Current Machine Learning Models in Olfaction

29th April 2021: Emanuele Ratti
(Institute of Philosophy and Scientific Method, Johannes Kepler University Linz)

Explainable AI and medicine

2nd March 2021 : Judith Campisi
(Buck Institute for Research on Aging and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California)

Cancer and aging: Rival demons?

10th November 2020 : Federico Boem (Milan)

Out of our Skull, in our Skin: The Gut-Microbiota-Brain axis and the Extended Cognition Thesis

25th February 2021 : Eva Jablonka (Cohn Institute for History & Philosophy of Science, Tel Aviv University)

Neural Transitions in Learning and Cognition

6th January 2021 : Patricia Churchland (UC President’s Professor of Philosophy Emerita UCSD)

Our brains and our moral intuitions


27th November 2020 : Antoine Dussault (Researcher, CIRST, Montréal)

Towards a Holistic-Functionalist Account of Pathology

6th of July 2020 : Maria Blasco (CNIO, Madrid)

Telomerase Activation for the Treatment of Telomere Loss Disorders


23rd of January 2020: Jonathan Birch (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK)

The Search for Invertebrate Consciousness

12th of December 2019: Ana Soto (Tufts University, USA / ENS Paris, France)

Carcinogenesis explained within the context of a theory of organisms

20th of November 2019: Federica Russo (Universiteit van Amstardam, Netherlands)

What can technology do for you?
Opportunities & challenges of health technologies in medicine and everyday life

18th of October 2019: Matt Haber (University of Utah, USA)

Positively Misleading Errors

2nd of October 2019: Kim Sterelny (Australian National University, Australia)

Demography and Cultural Complexity

24th of May 2019: Sabina Leonelli (University of Exeter, UK)

Actionable Data for Precision Oncology: Building Trustworthy Evidence for Exploratory Research and Clinical Diagnostics

16th of May 2019: Fridolin Gross (University of Kassel, Germany)

Occam’s Razor in Molecular and Systems Biology

5th of April 2019: Angela Potochnik (University of Cincinnati, USA)

Causal Patterns and How Our Theories Change

5th of March 2019: Charles Pence (Université catholique du Louvain, Belgium)

“The Wonderful Form of Cosmic Order”: Bringing Statistics to Evolution

27th of September 2018: Lara Keuck (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany)

Borderline cases and effective theories in philosophy of medicine

2nd of July 2018: Paul Griffiths (University of Syndey, Austrlia)

What is an organism, and what is it for? Neo-Aristotelian, Darwinian and post-Hamilton perspectives

20th of June 2018: Samir Okasha (University of Bristol, UK)

The Metaphor of Agency in Biology

6th of June 2018: Alexander Bird (King’s College London, UK)

Understanding the Replication Crisis as a Base Rate Fallacy


24th of April 2018: Valerie Hardcastle (University of Cincinnati, USA)

The Microbiome and the Brain: A New Revolution in Neuroscience?

27th of February 2018: Johannes Jäger (Complexity Science Hub, Austria)

Beyond networks: evolutionary dynamics of developmental processes

8th of February 2018: Aleksandra Walczak (ENS Paris, France)

Diversity and prediction in immune receptor repertoires


16th of January 2018: Lauren Ross (Irvine, USA)

Causal concepts in biology: how pathways differ from mechanisms and why it matters

6th of October, 2017: Marc-André Selosse (MNHN)

The evolution of interdependency between symbiotic organisms by neutral evolution


29th of September, 2017: Tim Lewens (HPS, Cambridge Univ., UK)

Science and Values: The Case of ‘Mitochondrial Donation’

13th of July 2017: James Woodward (University of Pittsburgh, USA)

Causation in Biology