2017

August
Book: Stiff: The Curious Life of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
Scientist: Dr. Jason M. Organ, Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology, IU School of Medicine

September
Book: Almost Human: The Astonishing Tale of Homo Naledi and the Discovery that Changed Our Human Story by Lee Berger and John Hawks
Scientist: Dr. Andrew S. Deane, Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology, IU School of Medicine

October 
Book: Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks
Scientist: Meganne Masko, Assistant Professor in the School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI | Watch the Discussion

November
BookBrain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan
Scientist: Dr. Bill Sullivan, Professor of Pharmacology, Toxicology, Microbiology and Immunology, IU School of Medicine | Watch the Discussion

2018

January
Book: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
ScientistMatt Powers, School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI, and George Takahashi, Rosen Center for Advanced Computing, Purdue University | Watch the Discussion 

Febuary 
BookHidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
Scientist: Kerrie Wilkens-Yel, PhD, School of Education, IU Bloomington | Watch the Discussion

March 
BookMaggots, Murder, and Men: Memories and Reflections from a Forensic Entomologist by Dr. Zakaria Erzinclioglu
Scientist: Christine Picard, PhD, Forensic and Investigative Sciences, IUPUI | Watch the Discussion

April 
BookIn the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction by Gabor Maté
Scientist: Dan Rusyniak, MD, IU School of Medicine | Watch the Discussion

May
BookFrankenstein by Mary Shelley
Scientist: Robert Pascuzzi, MD, Department of Neurology, IU School of Medicine | Watch the Discussion

 

July
BookAmerican Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee
Scientist: Pat Goodman, Head Animal Curator, Wolf Park | Watch the Discussion

August 
BookThe End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World  by Joel K. Bourne
Scientist: Union of Concerned Scientists | Watch the Discussion

September
Book: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Scientist: Mark Keisling, DaVinci Pursuit | Watch the Discussion

October
BookThe Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic – and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World by Steven Johnson
Scientist: Tim McFarlane, Lecturer, Indiana University, Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health | Watch the Discussion

November
BookBorn to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall
Scientist: David Wolfe, Biology Instructor, University of Indianapolis | Watch the Discussion

2019

January  
BookThe Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry
Scientist: Chad Priest, CEO, American Red Cross—Indiana | Watch the Discussion

February 
BookLab Girl by Hope Jahren
Scientists: Amber Mosley, Ph.D. – Associate Professor, IU School of Medicine
Julia Hum, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor of Physiology, Marian University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Tabitha M. Hardy, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Student Development and Academic Affairs, IUPUI
Patricia Clark, Ph.D. – Lecturer, IUPUI | Watch the Discussion

March 
BookZero: the Biography of a Dangerous Idea by Charles Seifie
Scientist: Richard Patrick Morton, Ph.D., Mathematical Sciences Professor, IUPUI | Part 1 | Part 2

April
BookThe Poison Squad: One Chemist’s Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century by Deborah Blum
Scientist: Guest Pending | Watch the Discussion

May 
BookArt and Physics: Parallel Visions in Space, Time, and Light by Lenoard Shlain
Scientist: Jessica Reed, Adjunct Professor, Butler University | Part 1Part 2

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 
BookBreaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight before NASA by Amy Shira Teitel
Scientist: Caitlin Sendley, Purdue University | Watch the Discussion

August 
BookStuff Matter: Exploring Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World by Mark Miodownik
Scientist: Matt Sauers, Roche Diagnostics | Watch the Discussion

September 
BookPleased to Meet Me: Genes, Germs and the Curious Forces that Make Us Who We Are by Bill Sullivan
Scientist: Bill Sullivan, Ph.D., Indiana University School of Medicine | Watch the Discussion

October 
BookDo Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain by Timothy Verstynen
Scientist: Dr. Anne Need, Pearl Pathways, LLC | Watch the Discussion

November 
BookWhen Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon by Joshua D. Mezrich
Scientist: Jonathan A. Fridell, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine | Watch the Discussion

2020

January

BookAnd the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic by Randy Shilts
Scientist: Dr. Bree A. Weaver, IU School of Medicine | Watch the Discussion

February

BookThe Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan
Scientist: Dr. Emily L. Gillepsie, Butler University | Watch the Discussion

March 

Book: Cyborg Vol. 1: The Imitation of Life (Rebirth) by John Semper and Cyborg Vol. 1: Unplugged by David F. Walker
Guest Expert: Maurice Broaddus, Author, Teacher, and Community Organizer & Dr. Ankur Gupta, Butler University | Watch the Discussion

April

BookEager: The Surprising Secret Lives of Beavers and Why They Matter by Ben Goldfarb
Scientist: Dr. Jennifer Lau, Indiana University | Watch the Discussion

May 

BookThe Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine by Lindsey Fitzharris
Scientist: Sarah Halter, Indiana Medical History Museum | Watch the Discussion

July 

Book: Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History by Bill Schutt
Scientist: Ellen D. Ketterson, PhD, Indiana University | Watch the Discussion

August

BookAnimal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, Gorillas on Drugs, and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves by Laurel Braitman
Scientist: Brett Kruger, Indy Humane | Watch the Discussion

September

BookA is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie by Kathryn Harkup
Guest Expert: Adam Overberg, PharmD, Indiana Poison Center | Watch the Discussion

October

BookWorld War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks
Scientist: Chad Priest, American Red Cross-Indiana Region | Watch the Discussion

November

BookPredisposed: Liberals, Conservatives, and the Biology of Political Differences by John R. Hibbing, et. al. 
Scientist: Amanda Friesen, PhD, IUPUI | Watch the Discussion

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