Senior Fellow Gala – Dr. Barbara Sherwood Lollar

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Senior Fellow Gala – Dr. Barbara Sherwood Lollar

November 2, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Free – $90.00

Dear Senior Fellows,

You’re invited to our upcoming Senior Fellows’ Gala featuring Dr. Barbara Sherwood Lollar with a talk entitled

From Captain Nemo to Captain Kirk
Tales of Dark Energy, Deep Life and the Universe
A Personal Perspective on Exploration

Friday, November 2nd, 2018 – 6:00 pm
Massey College

Dr. Barbara Sherwood Lollar, Companion of the Order of Canada and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, is a University Professor in Earth Sciences at the University of Toronto. She is a Canada Research Chair in Isotopes of the Earth and Environment, Norman Keevil Chair, and cross-appointed in the Departments of Chemistry, and Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry. Sherwood Lollar has published extensively in research on stable isotope geochemistry and hydrogeology, the fate of carbon-bearing fluids and gases such as CO2, CH4 and H2 in ancient fracture waters in the Earth’s crust, and the role of deep subsurface microbial populations in carbon cycling. She has been a recipient of academic awards (including the NGWA Darcy Lecturer, Canada Council Killam Fellowship and NSERC Accelerator, and Steacie Awards), the 2012 Eni Award for Protection of the Environment, 2012 Geological Society of America Geomicrobiology and Geobiology Prize, 2014 International Helmholtz Fellowship, 2015 Fellow of the American Geophysical Union, 2016 NSERC John Polanyi Award, 2016 Bancroft Award for the Royal Society of Canada and 2018 Logan Medal of the Geological Association of Canada. Sherwood Lollar is currently Director of the Earth, Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences Division of the Royal Society of Canada; Member of the Advisory Council to the Governor-General for the Order of Canada, and Chair of the United States National Academy of Sciences 2018 Review for the Strategy for Astrobiology and the Search for Life in the Universe. She has served in numerous advisory roles for the Canadian Space Agency, NSERC and NASA including the National Academies (NAS) Committee on Astrobiology and Planetary Sciences, NAS Committee on the Origin and Evolution of Life, and is currently a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences Space Studies Board (2016-2020).


Celery Root Green Apple & Watercress Salad with a Lemon dressing

Pan Seared Striped Bass with Butter Fingerling Potatoes,
Brussel sprouts and Pancetta with Pickled Pearl Onion, King Mushrooms and a Beet Coulis

Vegetarian Option: Mushroom Tart

Dessert: Lemon Meringue Tart





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November 2, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free – $90.00


4 Devonshire Place
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2E1 Canada