Invited Talks

  1. “Daniel Sennert, Nathaniel, Highmore, and the Problem of Animal Generation,” Dec. 2015. Department of Renaissance Studies. Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
  2.  “Malpighi, Galen, and the Egg,” Dec. 2012. Workshop on the History of Biology, In Honor of Fred Churchill. IUB.
  3.  “Boyle, Malpighi, and the Problem of Plastic Powers,”.  May 2011. Workshop on Early Modern Medicine and Natural Philosophy. University of Pittsburgh.

 Refereed Conference Talks

  1.  “Filippo Buonanni and the Kircher Museum, “Sept. 2016. Panel: Museums at the Forefront. Topical session organized by the GSA History and Philosophy of Geology Division and the History of Earth Sciences Society. Annual Conf. for the Geological Society of America. Denver, CO.
  2.  “Walter Needham’s Disquisitio Anatomica de Formato Fœtu,”April 2015. Midwest Junto for the History of Science. Madison, WI.
  3.  “Walter Needham’s Disquisitio Anatomica de Formato Fœtu,” July 2015. Biennial Meeting for the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB). Montréal, Canada.
  4.  “Robert Boyle on Semina, Transmutation, and the Generation of Life,” Mar. 2015. Panel: Transmutation, Digestion and Imagination. Annual Meeting for the Renaissance Society of America (RSA). Berlin, Germany.
  5.  “The ‘Sceptical Chymist’ as Geologist? Robert Boyle on Mineral Formation, Oct. 2014. Panel: The Great Ideas in Geology. Topical session organized by the GSA History and Philosophy of Geology Division and the History of Earth Sciences Society. Annual Conf. for the Geological Society of America. Vancouver, Canada.
  6.  “Robert Boyle on Ferments and Fermentation,”   Nov. 2014, Annual Conf. for the History of Science Society. Chicago, IL.
  7.  “Robert Boyle on Ferments and Fermentation,” July 2014, Biennial Conf. for History of Philosophy of Science (HOPOS). Ghent, BE.
  8.  “Anselm de Boodt’s Gemmarum et Lapidium Historia,” Oct. 2013. Panel: Great Books in Geology. Topical session organized by the GSA History and Philosophy of Geology Division and the History of Earth Sciences Society. Annual Conf. for the Geological Society of America. Denver, CO.
  9.  “Picturing the Great Pox in Renaissance Europe: On the Representation of Disease,” Sept. 2013. Panel: Medicine, 1300 – 1700: Studies Historical, Philosophical, Literary. 3rd Annual Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conf. Western Michigan University. Kalamazoo, MI.
  10.  “Imitation and Authority in Vesalius and Curtius: A Dispute,” Jan. 2013. Newberry Institute Renaissance Studies Multidisciplinary Conf. Chicago, IL.
  11.  “Robert Boyle on Principles, Powers, and Petrifaction,” Jul.  2011. Annual Conf. for the British Society for the History of Science. Exeter, UK.