The Origins Seminar series aims to bring together ISM, star and planet formation people, exoplanets experts, planetary scientists and astrobiologists including topics from molecular clouds through star and planet formation to exoplanets detection and characterization and astrobiology.

The seminar series is organized by Serena Kim (SO), Sebastiaan Haffert (SO), and Chenliang Huang (LPL) from Steward Observatory/Dept. of Astronomy and Dept. of Planetary Sciences (LPL) at the University of Arizona. The Origins Seminar series is partly supported by the Earths in Other Solar Systems NExSS team.