Topical Lectures

Friday, February 17, 2017

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Henry L. Roediger, III: Making It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning
James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, Washington University in St. Louis John P. McGovern Award Lecture in the Behavioral Sciences
Alta Charo: Human Gene Editing: Recommendations from U.S. National Academies
Warren P. Knowles Professor of Law and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Daniel Nocera: Global Energy Challenge: Solutions from Science to Technology Transition
Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy, Harvard University

Saturday, February 18, 2017

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Susan Lindee: The Rise of the Genome: Genetics After the Bomb
Janice and Julian Bers Professor of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania Sarton Memorial Lecture in the History and Philosophy of Science

Sunday, February 19, 2017

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Alan Stern: The Pluto System as Explored by New Horizons
Principal Investigator, New Horizons mission
Jeremy DeSilva: All Walks of Life: Bipedal Diversity in Early Human Ancestors
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Dartmouth College
John Rickford: Using Linguistics to Fight Dialect Prejudice in Courtrooms and Beyond
J.E. Wallace Sterling Professor of Linguistics, Stanford University