Past TCSS Events


Our last event on January 29, 2016 featured Dr. Denis Alexander and Dr. Larry Moran in a dialogue on the subject of conflicts between science and religion.


DR. DENIS ALEXANDER is the Emeritus Director of the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, St Edmund's College, University of Cambridge, where he is a Fellow. Dr. Alexander was previously Chairman of the Molecular Immunology Programme and Head of the Laboratory of Lymphocyte Signalling and Development at the Babraham Institute, University of Cambridge. Prior to that Dr. Alexander was at the Imperial Cancer Research Laboratories in London (now Cancer Research UK), and spent 15 years developing university departments and laboratories overseas, latterly as Associate Professor of Biochemistry in the Medical Faculty of the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, where he helped to establish the National Unit of Human Genetics.

Dr. Alexander writes, lectures and broadcasts widely in the field of science and religion. From 1992-2013 he was Editor of the journal Science & Christian Belief and currently serves on the National Committee of Christians in Science and as a member of the executive committee of the International Society for Science and Religion.

DR. LARRY MORAN is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Toronto. He is the author of the blog called "Sandwalk" and one of the authors of “Principles of Biochemistry” (5th edition). Dr. Moran is interested in biochemistry, molecular evolution, and science education. He received his PhD from Princeton University.