Experience Rochester, a series of events created to bring the very best of Rochester directly to you. This special series exemplifies the University of Rochester’s commitment to lifelong learning. Launched through online events, this ongoing program is devoted to featuring topics and speakers unique to the University. Expand your knowledge and fulfill your intellectual curiosity through Experience Rochester.

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View archived virtual lectures:

The Search for Life in the Universe

Adam Frank
Helen F. and Fred H. Gowen Professor of Physics and Astronomy & LLE Distinguished Scientist

Crypto Markets, Regulatory Environments, and the Collapse of FTX

Sevin Yeltekin
Dean of the Simon Business School

James Brickley

Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research, Simon Business School

The Effects of Supply Chain Disruptions on Trade, Output, and Prices

George Alessandria
Professor of Economics

Moderator: Roman Merga

PhD Candidate, Economics

Digital Diagnoses: Using Selfies to Detect Parkinson’s Disease

Ehsan Hoque
Associate Professor of Computer Science

Ray Dorsey
David M. Levy Professor of Neurology

Moderator: Wendi Heinzelman
Dean, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

COVID-19 Research: New Knowledge, New Approaches

Angela Branche, MD
Assistant Professor of infectious diseases in the department of medicine
Clinical Director of the National Institutes of Health Center for Excellence in Influenza Research and Surveillance New York Influenza Center of Excellence

Mary T. Caserta, MD
Assistant Professor of infectious diseases in the department of pediatrics

David J. Topham, PhD
Marie Curran Wilson and Joseph Chamberlain Wilson Professor in the department of microbiology and immunology at the Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology

Stephen Dewhurst, PhD
Albert and Phyllis Ritterson Professor in the department of microbiology and immunology and vice dean for research at the School of Medicine and Dentistry

Global Economic Outlook after COVID-19

Narayana Kocherlakota
Lionel A. McKenzie Professor of Economics
Founder and Chair, North Ten Mile Associates

Clifford W. Smith, Jr.
Louise and Henry Epstein Emeritus Professor

Moderator: Sevin Yeltekin
Dean of Simon Business School

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Expand your knowledge through these virtual lectures and presentations.