“Creative Non-Fiction: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Staples Auditorium, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

SklootKeynote speaker Rebecca Skloot will introduce this year’s programs with a discussion of the bioethics and controversy surrounding the first immortal human cell line, HeLa, explored in her New York Times best-selling book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Skloot is co-editor of The Best American Science Writing 2011, has been a correspondent for PBS’s Nova ScienceNOW and NPR’s Radiolab, and is the president and founder of the Henrietta Lacks Foundation. 

Sponsor: Hendrix-Murphy Foundation vanaman@hendrix.edu or (501) 450-4597.

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