The eighth annual Lundberg Institute Lecture welcomes best-selling author Gary Taubes, Author of best selling books Good Calories; Bad Calories (2007) and Why We Get Fat(2010) brings the audience up to date from his best selling 2016 The Case Against Sugar.
Born in Rochester, New York, Taubes studied applied physics at Harvard University (BS, 1977) and aerospace engineering at Stanford University (MS, 1978). After receiving a master’s degree in journalism at Columbia University in 1981, Taubes joined Discover magazine as a staff reporter in 1982. Since then he has written numerous articles for Discover, Science and other magazines. Originally focusing on physics issues, his interests have more recently turned to medicine and nutrition.