Robert M. Hazen | Geophysical Laboratory

Archive Lectures

August 16, 2009: “Molecule-mineral interactions and the origins of life” American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

August 16, 2009: “Adsorption of nucleic acid components on rutile (TiO2) surfaces” (presented by H.J. Cleaves; R.M.Hazen co-author) American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

August 16, 2009: “Surface complexation models of glutamate and aspartate on rutile” (presented by C.M. Jonsson; R.M.Hazen co-author) American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

August 16, 2009: “Surface speciation of glutamate and aspartate on rutile as a function of environmental conditions” (presented by D.A. Sverjensky; R.M.Hazen co-author) American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

September 24, 2009: “Genesis: The scientific quest for life’s origins” The Baldwin Lecture, Miami University, Oxford, OH.

September 25, 2009: “Mineralogical co-evolution of the geo- and biospheres” Miami University, Oxford, OH.

October 18, 2009: “Evolution of the minerals of beryllium: a quintessential crustal element” (presented by E. S. Grew; R. M. Hazen co-author) Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.

October 18, 2009: “Mineral surfaces, amino acids, and the origins of life” Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.

October 20, 2009: “Mineralogical co-evolution of the geosphere and biosphere” Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.

October 20, 2009: Acceptance of the Mineralogical Society of America Distinguished Public Service Medal, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.

October 27, 2009: “Mineralogical co-evolution of the geo- and biospheres” Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.

October 27, 2009: “Genesis: The Scientific Quest for Life’s Origins” Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.

October 28, 2009: “Genesis: The Scientific Quest for Life’s Origins” College Endowment Association, Milwaukee, WI.

November 17, 2009: “The Deep Carbon Observatory” Carnegie Institution, Washington, DC.

December 16, 2009: Mineralogical co-evolution of the geo and biospheres” American Geophysical Union annual meeting, San Francisco, CA.

December 18, 2009: “Evolution of uranium and thorium minerals” American Geophysical Union annual meeting, San Francisco, CA.January 10-16, 2010: Gordon Research Conference on Origins of Life, Galveston, TX. Did not attend, but was coauthor on 3 talks.

February 19, 2010: “Mineralogical co-evolution of the geo- and biospheres” Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA.

February 20, 2010: “Mineralogical co-evolution of the geo- and biospheres” American Association for the Advancement of Science, annual meeting, San Diego, CA.

February 25, 2010: “The Deep Carbon Observatory” Institute de Physique du Globe, Paris, France.

March 8, 2010: “Mineralogical co-evolution of the geo- and biospheres” Caltech, Pasadena, CA.

March 11, 2010: “Mineralogical co-evolution of the geo- and biospheres” University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

March 18, 2010: “From the Big Bang to Broadway: How Things Evolve” Carnegie Institution of Washington, Capital Science Lecture, Washington, DC.

March 20, 2010: “From the Big Bang to Broadway: How Things Evolve” Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.

March 20, 2010: ACS meeting talks: American Chemical Society annual meeting, San Francisco, CA. Did not attend, but was co-author on 4 talks.

March 30, 2010: “Themes and Variations in Complex Evolving Systems” The Cosmos Club, Washington, DC.

April 9, 2010: “Mineralogical co-evolution of the geo- and biospheres” University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

April 22, 2010: “The Deep Carbon Observatory” Second Workshop on the Deep Carbon Cycle, Beijing, China.

April 28, 2010: “Mineralogical co-evolution of the geo- and biospheres” The Bradley Lecture, Geological Society of Washington.

May 23, 2010: “The Deep Carbon Observatory” Japan Geosciences Union Annual Conference, Tokyo, Japan.

June 16, 2010: “Uranium and thorium mineral evolution” Goldschmidt Conference, Knoxville, TN.

June 16, 2010: “The Deep Carbon Observatory” Goldschmidt Conference, Knoxville, TN. 

June 18, 2010: “Clay mineral evolution” Goldschmidt Conference, Knoxville, TN.

July 6, 2010: “The Deep Carbon Observatory” Schlumberger Research Center, Cambridge, MA.

August 22, 2010: “The mineralogical co-evolution of the geosphere and biosphere” International Mineralogical Association, keynote address. Budapest, Hungary.

August 25, 2010: “Mineral surfaces and the origins of life” International Mineralogical Association, keynote address. Budapest, Hungary.

September 9, 2010: “The Deep Carbon Observatory” Reaching the Moho Workshop, Washington, DC.

September 30, 2010: “Mineralogical co-evolution of the geosphere and biosphere” University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

October 12, 2010: “Themes and variations in complex evolving systems” Trinity University, San Antonio, TX.

October 20, 2010: “Mineralogical co-evolution of the geosphere and biosphere” Rutgers University, Rutgers, NJ.

October 20, 2010: “The Deep Carbon Observatory” Rutgers University, Rutgers, NJ.

October 27, 2010: “Mineral-molecule interactions” Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

October 31, 2010: R.M.Hazen, R.J.Hemley & C.M.Bertka “The Deep Carbon Observatory: Unanswered Questions in Deep Carbon Science.” Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. Abstract published in GSA Abstracts with Programs, 42:82.

October 31, 2010: M.M.McMillan, R.T.Downs, H.J.Stein, A. Zimmerman, B. Beitscher, D.A.Sverjensky, D.Papineau, J. Armstrong & R.M.Hazen “Molybdenite mineral evolution: A study of trace elements through time.” Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. Abstract published in GSA Abstracts with Programs, 42:93.

October 31, 2010: E.S.Grew & R.M.Hazen “Evolution of boron minerals: Has early species diversity been lost from the geological record? Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. Abstract published in GSA Abstracts with Programs, 42:92.

November 1, 2010: D.A.Sverjensky, R.M.Hazen, D.C.Azzolini, L.A.Hinnov & N.Lee “The Great Oxidation Event, mineral diversification, and mineral correlations with atmospheric composition through geologic time.” Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. Abstract published in GSA Abstracts with Programs, 42:199.

November 1, 2010: D.L.Bish, R.M.Hazen, D.A.Sverjensky & S.C.Elmore “Terrestrial evolution of clay minerals.” Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. Abstract published in GSA Abstracts with Programs, 42:199.

November 1, 2010: E.S.Grew & R.M.Hazen “Evolution of the minerals of beryllium, and comparison with boron mineral evolution. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. Abstract published in GSA Abstracts with Programs, 42:199.

November 1, 2010: R.M.Hazen & N.Eldredge “Themes and variations in complex systems. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. Abstract published in GSA Abstracts with Programs, 42:200.

November 18, 2010: “Mineral surfaces and the origins of life” Vienna Biosciences Center, Vienna, Austria.

December 2, 2010: “Mineral surfaces, geochemical complexities, and the origins of life” University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

December 14, 2010: “The Deep Carbon Observatory” American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

February 20, 2011: “Unanswered questions in deep carbon science” AAAS Annual Meeting, Washngton, DC.

February 24, 2011: “Geochemical complexities and the origins of life,” The Linnaeus Lecture, Uppsala University, Sweden.

February 25, 2011: “Co-evolution of the geosphere and biosphere,” Linneaus Symposium, Uppsala University, Sweden.

March 3, 2011: “The Deep Carbon Observatory,” Airlie House, Virginia.

March 8, 2011: “The Deep Carbon Observatory,” Carnegie Institution, Washington, DC.

March 10, 2011: “Unanswered questions in deep carbon science,” Deep Carbon Cycle Workshop, Sendai, Japan.

March 16, 2011: “Unanswered questions in deep carbon science,” University of Southern California.

March 18, 2011: “Co-evolution of the geosphere and biosphere,” Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, MD.

March 29, 2011: “Unanswered questions in deep carbon science,” National Science Foundation, Biosciences Directorate, Ballston, VA.

April 7, 2011: “Unanswered questions in deep carbon science,” SUNY Stony Brook.

April 21, 2011: “Recent advances in deep carbon science” Carnegie Institution, Washington, DC.

April 26, 2011: “Mineral surfaces and the origins of life,” Materials Research Society, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

June 14, 2011: “The Deep Carbon Observatory,” Institute de Physique du Globe, Paris.

July 12, 2011: “Chiral selection and the origins of life,” Chirality 2011, University of Liverpool, England.

August 8, 2011: “The mineralogical co-evolution of the geosphere and biosphere,” United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA.

June 23, 2011: "Genesis: The scientific quest for life's origins," Brookings Institution, Washington DC.

August 16, 2011: "Mineralogical co-evolution of the geo- and biosphere," Goldschmidt Conference, Prague.

August 29, 2011: "Mineralogical co-evolution of the geosphere and biosphere" Campiglia Maritima, Italy. 

September 1, 2011: “Genesis: the scientific quest for life’s origins,” University of Montana, Bozeman, Montana.

September 1, 2011: “How things evolve,” Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, Montana.

December 8, 2011:  "The Great Subsurface Oxidation 'Event'", American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA. 

Past Lecture Venues

Invited lectures have been delivered at numerous colleges, universities and national laboratories, including:

University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ) 

University of California (Santa Barbara, CA)

University of California (Berkeley, CA) 

University of California (Los Angeles, CA)

Stanford University (Stanford, CA) 

California State University (Fresno, CA)

CalTech (Pasadena, CA) 

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Pasadena, CA)

NAS Beckman Center (Irvine, CA) 

NASA Ames Research Lab (Moffett Field, CA)

University of California (Santa Cruz, CA) 

Georgia Tech (Atlanta, GA)

Georgia Southern University (Statesboro, GA)University of Colorado (Boulder, CO) 

University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)

Yale University (New Haven, CT)Central Connecticut State Univ. (New Britain, CT) 

University of Delaware (Newark, DL)

University of Delaware (Lewes, DL)University of Idaho (Moscow, ID) 

University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Southern Illinois University (Carbondale, IL) 

Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne, IL) 

Purdue University (Lafayette, IN)

Iowa State University (Ames, IA) McPherson College (McPherson, KS) 

Centre College (Danville KY)

Eastern Kentucky University (Richmond, KY) 

The Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)

University of Maryland (College Park, MD) 

Salisbury State University (Maryland)

NASA Goddard (Greenbelt, MD) 

Carnegie Inst., Dept. Embryology (Baltimore, MD)

NIST (Gaithersburg, MD) 

Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA)Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, MA)University of Minnesota (St. Paul, MN) 

University of Missouri (Kansas City, MO)

Washington University (St. Louis, MO) 

University of New Hampshire (Durham, NH)

Keene State College (Keene, NH) 

Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

Montclair State University (Montclair, NJ) 

St. Johns College (Santa Fe, NM)

Los Alamos National Lab (Los Alamos, NM) 

State University of New York (Stony Brook, NY)

IBM Watson Res. Cen. (Yorktown Heights, NY) 

Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

The Century Club (New York, NY) 

University of Buffalo (Buffalo, NY)

State University of New York (Cortland, NY) 

Lamont-Doherty (Columbia Univ., Palisades, NY)

American Museum of Natural History (NY, NY) RPI (Troy, NY) 

East Carolina University (Greenville, NC)

Elon College (Elon College, NC) 

Denison University (Granville, OH)

The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)Wright State University (Dayton, OH)Linfield College (McMinnville, OR) 

Pennsylvania State Univ. (University Park, PA)

University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA) 

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

LaSalle University (Philadelphia, PA) 

University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)

Lafayette University (Easton, PA)

Carnegie-Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)

Franklin & Marshall Univ (Lancaster, PA)

Clemson University (Clemson, SC)

Tennessee Technical University (Cookville, TN) 

Texas Tech (Lubbock, TX)

University of Texas (Austin, TX) 

George Mason University (Fairfax, VA)

Mary Washington College (Fredericksburg, VA)

Union Theological Seminary (Richmond, VA)

Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA) 

Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA)

Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA) National Science Foundation (Ballston, VA)St. Mary’s College (Burlington, VT) 

Howard University (Washington, DC)

Smithsonian Institution (Washington, DC) 

Carnegie Institution (Washington, DC)

Brookings Institution (Washington, DC) 

National Academy of Sciences (Washington, DC)

Naval Research Laboratory (Washington, DC)George Washington University (Washington, DC) 

University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

University of Puget Sound (Tacoma, WA) 

University of West Virginia (Morgantown, WV)

University of Wyoming (Laramie, WY)

University of Melbourne (Australia) 

McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)

McGill University (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) 

University of Cambridge (England)

University of Newcastle (England)University of Oxford (England) 

University of Kiel (Germany)

University of Greifswald (Germany) 

University of Freiberg (Germany)

University of Bochum (Germany) 

University of Muenster (Germany)

University of Cologne (Germany) 

University of Rome (Italy)

Spanish Astrobiology Institute (Madrid)

Palace Royale (Santandar, Spain)