Our Conferences and Meetings


The Guy Foundation convenes meetings for scientists working in quantum biology and related fields. Lectures are recorded and available on our website here. If you are interested in finding out more, please get in touch using the Contact us page.

2021 Autumn Series

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Professor Douglas C Wallace, Director, Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute: Electromagnetic coupling in the biological context Click here to view

Professor Michael Hamblin, Distinguished Visiting Professor, Laser Research Centre, University of Johannesburg: Mechanisms of photobiomodulation and application to the brain Click here to view

Professor Jack Tuszyński, Professor of Physics and Adjunct Professor of Oncology, University of Alberta: Quantum neurobiology and electrodynamic therapeutics Click here to view

Professor Margaret Ahmad, Director of Research, Institute of Biology Paris-Seine, Sorbonne University: Therapeutic application of light and electromagnetic fields to reduce hyper-inflammation triggered by COVID-19 Click here to view

Professor Christoph Simon, Institute for Quantum Science and Technology & Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary: Potential roles of radical pairs and photons in the brain Click here to view


2021 Spring Series

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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

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

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

Professor Li-Huei Tsai, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: ‘Noninvasive sensory stimulation to induce gamma entrainment and neuroprotection’ Click here to view

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’ Click here to view



2020 Autumn Series

Does biology utilise environmental noise to amplify quantum effects?

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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

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

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

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

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


2020 Spring Series



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)

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

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

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

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


Colloquium on Quantum Biology and Bioenergetics, October 2019


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