Join us for The Mystery of Sleep with cocktail hour, dinner, science quiz (with prizes!), and presentation by Yale Medical School Prof. Meir Kryger, M.D. th at the 8 Annual Darwin Day Dinner Saturday, February 13, 2016
DARWIN DAY is an international celebration of science and humanity held around Charles Darwin’s February 12th birthday, celebrating the discoveries and life of the man, and expressing gratitude for the enormous benefits that scientific knowledge, acquired through human curiosity and ingenuity, has contributed to the advancement of humanity.
Meir Kryger, MD, is a professor of medicine at Yale School of Medicine who has been treating patients with sleep disorders for over 30 years. He is chief editor of the most widely used textbook used in sleep medicine, The Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, soon to be in its sixth edition, and authored A Woman’s Guide to Sleep Disorders. He has published more than 200 peer reviewed articles and book chapters. He’s guaranteed to keep you awake.
Sponsored by the Norwalk Public Schools Science Department, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, the Bartlett Arboretum, Earthplace, the Congregation for Humanistic Judaism, The Wilton Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), the Unitarian Church in Westport, and the Humanists and Freethinkers of Fairfield County (HFFC).