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Public Lecture with Francis Collins
The Joyful Complementarity of Science and Faith

 Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 7:30 PM
A.J. Gordon Memorial Chapel, Gordon College
255 Grapevine Road, Wenham, MA 

As part of the ASA 2018 Annual Meeting, the ASA will host a public lecture with Francis Colllins open to all. Francis Collins, MD, PhD is a physician-geneticist noted for his groundbreaking discoveries of disease genes as well his leadership of the International Human Genome Project, which culminated in 2003 with the completion of a finished sequence of the human DNA instruction book. 

Since 2009 he has served as the Director of the National Institutes of Health, the largest supporter of biomedical research in the world, spanning the spectrum from basic to clinical research. He is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in November 2007, followed by the National Medal of Science in 2009.

Dr. Collins is the author of numerous books, including New York Times best seller, The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief (2006), in which he describes his own conversion from atheism to Christianity, and presents the case for an intellectually satisfying harmony between the world views of science and faith.

He is also the founder of the BioLogos Foundation ( and a Fellow of the American Scientific Affiliation (

Ticket prices are $10/person in advance; $15/person at the door

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   Doors will open at 7:00 pm