City Arts & Lectures Presents SIDDHARTHA MUKHERJEE in conversation with INDRE VISKONTAS

Author image of Siddhartha Mukherjee and cover imge of The Song of the Cell


in conversation with Indre Viskontas

Thursday, November 10, 2022
7:30pm Pacific Time

KQED Broadcast: 11/20/2022

Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater


This event appears in the series
Cultural Studies

Siddhartha Mukherjee is the author of The Gene: An Intimate History, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, and The Laws of Medicine. Told in six parts and laced with his own experience as a researcher, doctor, and a prolific reader, Mukherjee’s new book The Song of the Cell, tells the story of how scientists discovered cells, began to understand them, and are now using that knowledge to create new humans. Mukherjee is an associate professor of medicine at Columbia University and a cancer physician and researcher. A Rhodes scholar, he graduated from Stanford University, University of Oxford, and Harvard Medical School. He has published articles in many journals, including NatureThe New England Journal of MedicineCellThe New York Times Magazine, and The New Yorker

Indre Viskontas is a cognitive neuroscientist with the University of San Francisco and a faculty member at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She has published groundbreaking work on the neural basis of memory and creativity, and co-hosts the popular science podcast Inquiring Minds. Her past City Arts & Lectures interviews include Atul Gawande and Temple Grandin.

Masks are required inside the venue. Policy subject to change based on San Francisco Department of Public Health guidelines and/or requirements of the featured guests. 

Photo by Deborah Feingold

Event date: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Sydney Goldstein Theater
275 Hayes St
San Francisco, CA 94102
The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human By Siddhartha Mukherjee Cover Image
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Published: Scribner - October 25th, 2022