Theory Lunch this week

March 30, 2011 § Leave a comment

Solving the mystery of life – April Fools’
1 Apr 2011: WAB 563, 12-1.30pm

Marc Kirschner
Department of Systems Biology
Harvard Medical School

“Beware the Jabberwock, my son!
The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!
Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun
The frumious Bandersnatch!”

I will discuss the origin of Jabberwocks and other chordates from the perspective of hemichordate development.


  • Jabberwocky” in Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, by Lewis Carroll, 1872

Theory Lunch schedule here

Translations of the unfamiliar words in “Jabberwocky” here.

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