Contact & Driving Directions

The administrative offices for the Harvard Origins of Life Initiative are located in Cambridge, Massachusetts at the Harvard -Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. If entering from Garden Street, follow the main driveway across from Linnaean Street to reach the Astrophysics building. If arriving from Concord Avenue, enter from the parking lot on Madison Street.

Please note: The Center for Astrophysics is not located on the Harvard's main campus, please find a listing of academic departments on Harvard University's interactive map site. Origins Forums and Chalk Talks are held at other locations on campus.  Please see addresses below.

Origins of Life Initative
60 Garden Street, MS-16
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617-495-7515
Fax: 617-495-7049

Location of Forums

Geological Museum, Haller Hall (Room 102)
24 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Location of Chalk Talks

Naito Laboratory, Room 205
12 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138