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Alumni College

November-December 2006

The Alumni College programs, run by the Harvard Alumni Association, range from day-long symposia to two-hour workshops and cover an array of topics.

On December 7, Shaking the Family Tree in Forensic Investigations: Genetic Surveillance in the 21st Century features associate professor of pathology Frederic Bieber and associate professor of public policy David Lazer. They will present groundbreaking research about government-maintained DNA databases and talk about the growth and social and political effects of other DNA collections.

The event, open to alumni and their guests, takes place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Science Center, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge. Tickets are $10 per person, which includes appetizers and parking. For the latest details on this and other events, visit and click on Alumni College, or call 617-495-1920.