Topical Lectures

Friday, 13 February 2015

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

David Altshuler: Human Genetics and Drug Discovery
David Altshuler Executive Vice President of Global Research and Chief Scientific Officer Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Saturday, 14 February 2015

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Ann McKee: Emerging Concepts in Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
Professor of Neurology and Pathology, Boston University School of Medicine
Geoffrey Nunberg: The Science of Grammar and Vice Versa
Professor, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley
Sally Davies: Antimicrobial Resistance: A Rising Global Threat
Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Adviser, Department of Health, United Kingdom

Sunday, 15 February 2015

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Naledi Pandor: Why Science In, With, and For Africa Matters
Minister of Science and Technology, South Africa
SARTON LECTURE: Paul Farber: Darwinian Evolution and Human Race
Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Modern Life Sciences, Intellectual History, Oregon State University