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An Evening with Brian: “100 Talks in 60 Minutes”

Monday, June 12

Dinner, 5:30 p.m. Presentation, 7:00 p.m.

This evening’s presentation will be the 100th that Brian has given at Inter/Micro since his first in 1969, and it will look back at the previous 99 presentations. The subjects range from color vision in dogs, and a detached leg found in a reservoir, to pioneering papers on the role of microorganisms in pollution control, and food production — not to mention the world’s worst microscopy. Some of these talks gave rise to TV programs and books, but whether they can all fit into the space of an hour remains to be seen.

A catered dinner preceding An Evening with Brian will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the McCrone Garden.

About Brian J. Ford

When he is not speaking at Inter/Micro, Professor Ford travels the world as a keynote speaker and presents his work on television and radio. Ford is a leading authority on the microscope and a best-selling author, whose research is widely quoted in journals and encyclopedias. He is the author of the Critical Focus column, which has been published quarterly in The Microscope journal since 2010. In 2017, Ford was named an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society. He has served as a fellow of the Open University, fellow and president of past students at Cardiff University, visiting professor at Leicester University and an associate of Caius College, University of Cambridge. He is also a fellow of the Society of Biology and president-emeritus of the Cambridge Society for the Application of Research. Ford has given his Evening with Brian presentations at Inter/Micro for more than 30 years.