YaleNews Peabody invites you to its birthday bash on Saturday 2016-10-20T23:14:00.000000Z Yale’s Peabody Museum of Natural History is celebrating two landmark events this weekend: its 150th birthday on Saturday, Oct. 22 and the opening of its new David Friend Hall, devoted to minerals and gems, on Sunday, Oct. 23. There will be free admission both days. Politico editor Susan Glasser to give Poynter Lecture Oct. 24 2016-10-20T20:52:00.000000Z Susan Glasser, editor at Politico, will speak at Yale on Monday, Oct. 24 at 4:30 p.m. as a Poynter Fellow in Journalism. “A Q&A with Politico Editor Susan Glasser” will take place in Rm. 116 of William L. Harkness Hall, 100 Wall St. The event is free and open to the public. Internationally renowned scholar on African studies to give Coca-Cola World Fund Lecture at Yale 2016-10-20T18:05:00.000000Z Mahmood Mamdani, an internationally renowned scholar on African history, politics, and society, and the Herbert Lehman Professor of Government at Columbia University, will give the annual Coca-Cola World Fund at Yale Lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 26. Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir to perform in free concert 2016-10-20T15:56:00.000000Z The Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir will perform in a free concert on Friday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Woolsey Hall, 500 College St. Acclaimed Japanese actor to screen and discuss his films at Yale 2016-10-20T15:39:00.000000Z Nakadai Tatsuya, who is regarded as one of Japan’s greatest actors, will visit Yale to screen and discuss two of his films. Israeli dance company to stage “Goldfish” as part of No Boundaries Performance Series 2016-10-20T15:37:00.000000Z The Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company will perform its show “Goldfish” Oct. 28 and Oct. 29 as part of the Yale Repertory Theatre’s No Boundaries Performance Series. Roots of resistance to cancer drugs runs deeper than a single gene 2016-10-20T13:57:00.000000Z Searching for more individual genes to predict responses to breast cancer therapy may not work, a new study suggests. Instead, scientists and clinicians need to pay attention to abnormalities in networks of genes, Yale researchers report in a paper published Oct. 10 in the journal Annals of Oncology... The Week Ender: Happenings Oct. 21-23 2016-10-20T13:15:00.000000Z The Week Ender appears every Thursday in Yale News and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the university Friday-Sunday. Study finds key regulator in pulmonary fibrosis 2016-10-19T16:17:00.000000Z A Yale-led research team has identified an important enzyme that could lead to new therapies for a chronic fatal lung disease that affects hundreds of thousands in the United States each year. Emerging and innovative technologies to take center stage at Yale Tech Summit 2016-10-19T15:41:00.000000Z Yale alumnus and Fitbit co-founder Eric Friedman will be the keynote speaker at the third annual Yale Technology Summit, a celebration and showcase of innovative and emerging technologies used in teaching, research, and entrepreneurial and administrative activities at Yale University and beyond.