The Guy Foundation Conferences and Meetings

The Guy Foundation convenes meetings and events for scientists working on quantum biology and bioenergetics and those working in related fields. If you are interested in finding out more about these meetings please get in touch using the Contact us page.

The Guy Foundation ‘2021 Spring Series’ virtual lectures (on Zoom):

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3 March 2021
Professor Geoffrey Guy, Founder and Chairman, The Guy Foundation: ‘Introduction to The Guy Foundation: our philosophy and aims’ Click here to view

Professor Alistair Nunn, Director of Science, The Guy Foundation; Visiting Professor, University of Westminster: ‘The shape of life from the beginning: the role of electromagnetic fields in the prebiotic world’ Click here to view

Dr Philip Kurian, Quantum Biology Laboratory, Howard University; Scientific Advisor: ‘What is life today? Light as scaffold for biological whole-system approaches, and the future of quantum immortality’ Click here to view

17 March 2021
Professor Masashi Aono, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Keio University: ‘Amoeba-based combinatorial optimization problem solver as a potential platform for quantum-bio computing’ Click here to view

31 March 2021
Dr Michal Cifra, Institute of Photonics and Electronics, The Czech Academy of Sciences: ‘How do cells generate and respond to electromagnetic fields?’ Click here to view

21 April 2021
Dr Li-Huei Tsai, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: ‘Noninvasive sensory stimulation to induce gamma entrainment and neuroprotection’

26 May 2021
Professor Judith Klinman, School of Chemistry, UC Berkeley: ‘At the interface of quantum and classical behavior in nature: looking into the eye of quantum tunneling in enzymes and the role of a noisy environment’

If you are interested in attending the lectures (being held on Zoom) please contact us for the joining details. The lectures will be recorded and available on our website here.

The Guy Foundation ‘2020 Autumn Series’ virtual lectures (on Zoom):

Following the successful ‘Spring Series’ the Foundation has convened the 2020 Autumn Series with the theme ‘Does biology utilise environmental noise to amplify quantum effects?’

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23 September 2020
Professor Giuseppe Vitiello, Honorary Professor of Theoretical Physics, University of Salerno: ‘On the wave of coherence. Biology beyond the atomist standpoint.’ Click here to view

7 October 2020
Professor Gábor Vattay, Head of Department, Department of Physics of Complex Systems, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest: ‘Quantum criticality in biological molecules’ Click here to view

21 October 2020
Professor Gregory Scholes, William S. Tod Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Princeton University: ‘What is coherence and how is it harnessed in biology?’ Click here to view

3 November 2020
Professor Marco Pettini, Professor of Theoretical Physics, Aix-Marseille University: ‘Fröhlich coherence and its role in higher consciousness’ Click here to view

18 November 2020
Professor Nick Lane, Professor of Evolutionary Biochemistry, Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London: ‘Was tunnelling required at the beginning of life?’’ Click here to view

The Guy Foundation ‘2020 Spring Series’ virtual lectures (on Zoom):


2nd April 2020
Dr Philip Kurian, Principal Investigator and Founding Director, Quantum Biology Lab, Howard University, Washington DC: New Horizons in quantum biology: plasmon, exciton and phonon correlations in biomolecular systems.
Dr Kurian gave a similar talk to the American Physical Society, click here to view (starts at 1 hour 16 minutes)

16th April 2020
Professor Wayne Frasch, Biomedicine and Biotechnology faculty group leader, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University: Energy harvesting by living organisms. Click here to view

30th April 2020
Dr Edward J Calabrese, Professor in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts: Hormesis: biological foundations, medical and public health implications. Click here to view

4th June 2020
Professor Michael Levin, Director of the Allen Discovery Centre at Tufts University, Massachusetts: Reprogramming endogenous bioelectrical circuits: a new approach to regenerative medicine. Click here to view

18th June 2020
Professor Dr Martin Plenio, Director, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Ulm University: Quantum dynamics and biology Click here to view

The Guy Foundation Colloquium on Quantum Biology and Bioenergetics, 2-3 October 2019, Dorset UK 


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