Francis W. Parker School is hosting Dr. Matthew Tirrell of the University of Chicago for a talk on nanoparticles that can target diseases without symptoms.

Tirrell, the founding director of the Institute for Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago, will share examples of his work from his laboratory and explain how he and his colleagues work with applications for synthetic vaccines and particles that are home to cancer and atherosclerotic plaques.

The event begins at 7 p.m.