The Interdisciplinary Science Center (ISC) is administered by the Science Advisory Board which consists of the science, math and engineering departments and program chairs, and the Dean of the Faculty. This group represents the ideals and aspirations of the scientific community at Trinity College and endeavors to perpetuate the highest standards of scientific research and academic scholarship. The ISC actively promotes the sciences on campus and throughout the greater Hartford community and beyond through a broad ranging collection of projects, programs and services as outlined at left.
Science For the Greater Good Speaker Series
The Science Center, along with partners in Advancement and
Career Development, began and sponsors the Science for the Greater Good lecture
series. Featuring prominent Trinity science alumni, the series aims to bring
alums back to campus to talk about their work and to mentor students. How is
science used for the greater good? How does science contribute to society? How
are Trinity alums active in this process? These lectures aim to answer these
All lectures will take place at 12:15pm - 1:15 p.m. in the Washington
Room, on the second floor of Mather Hall. The Trinity community and the public
are welcome. A light lunch will be served.
- Sept. 24 2015: Dr. Douglas Coulter '80, Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Neuroscience in collaboration with Neuroscience 25th anniversary. Keyword: Epilepsy. http://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty/index.php/g309/p10704
- Oct. 15, 2015: Dr. Jonathan Gates '79, P'17, Medical Director, Trauma Services, Department of trauma, Burns and Surgical Critical Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Associate Professor, Harvard University. Read more.
- Nov. 19, 2015: Dr. Douglas MacDonald '89, Director of Drug Discovery at CHDI Foundation, in collaboration with Neuroscience 25th anniversary. Keyword: Huntington's Disease. http://chdifoundation.org/about-us/
Sept. 11, 2014: Dr. Jane Bearinger ‘90 (biochemist, career
at national lab, now founder/CEO of Corporos, Inc., molecular diagnostics)
Oct. 9, 2014: Nancy Davis ’79 (Vice President and Chief
Information Officer, United Technologies Corporation). Read more.
Nov. 13, 2014: Dr. Andrew Stewart ’70 (Director, Diabetes,
Obesity and Metabolism Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine). Read more.
Feb 12, 2015: Dr. Timothy Cross ’76 (Earl Freiden Professor
of Chemistry, Florida State University)
Sept. 12, 2013: Dr. Chris Hillyer ’80, CEO of New York Blood
Oct. 3, 2013: Dr. Peter Chupas ‘99, Argonne National Lab
Oct. 24, 2013: Dr. John Robson ‘70, Brown University
Nov. 14, 2013: Dr. Henry DePhillips ‘82, Chief Medical
Nov. 21, 2013: Dr. David Weinstein ’90, Glycogen Storage
Disease Program, University of Florida
Feb. 25, 2014: Dr. Arlene Forastiere ’71, Senior Vice President
of Medical Affairs at Eviti, Inc., Chair of Eviti’s Medical Advisory Board, Professor
of Oncology at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins