Public Events

in addition to Town talks, Telluride Science offers several public events throughout the year. we often partner with other community organizations to host events.

David Quammen Breathless Book Cover
breathless:the scientific race to defeat a deadly virus

Live Talk with David Quammen

Thursday, march 16 at 5:30 pm

The Wilkinson Library is hosting an annual community read. Award-winning, best-selling science writer David Quammen will be live, in-person at the library for a talk about his new book, Breathless: The Scientific Race to Defeat a Deadly Virus, on Thursday, March 16th at 5:30.

All of the free promotional copies are currently spoken for, but Between the Covers has the book available. The library also has physical copies of the book, audiobook and ebook available for check out.

Highlights of Past Events Are Included Below.

A Community Celebration at The Depot
September 30, 2022

Many events during the Winter of 2022 were virtual due to the pandemic. 
Some of these events include:
Asleep to Remember

The Role of Sleep in Memory Consilidation

Dr.Paolo Malerba, PhD, Principal Investigator at Malerba Lab at Nationwide
Children’s Hospital, gave a very interesting discussion on how sleep affects our
memory. View the webinar in the window to the left. 

Cellular Therapy

The Use of Living Drugs to Combat Viruses & Cancer

Dr. Peter Pisters, President of MD Anderson Cancer Center spoke about the novel work and cancer research done at MD Anderson and Dr. Katy Rezvani, Professor of Medicine at MD Anderson, addressed explained how a new frontier in immune cell therapeutics was being used to treat viruses and cancer.