November 2006

Kevin Staff, Douglas S. Massey, John L. Hennessy, R. Alta Charo, Zach W. Hall, Catherine Verfaillie, John Gearhart, David T. Scadden, Elizabeth Blackburn, Caleb E. Finch, John H. Hildebrand, Sharon R. Long, Christoph Wolff, Dorothea Link, John A. Rice, David W. Packard, Kristian Bezuidenhout

The November 2006 meeting was held in San Francisco, CA. 

November 10, 2017

Baruch S. Blumberg
President, in the Chair

Baghdad by the Bay: The Post War Definition of San Francisco
Kevin Starr
University Professor, Department of History
University of Souther California

Understanding America's Immigration Crisis
Douglas S. Massey
Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs
Princeton University

Herman Heine Goldstine Lecture
The Fourth Wave of Computing
John L. Hennessy
Stanford University

Friday, November 10, 2006

Clyde F. Barker
Vice President, in the Chair

Symposium on Stem Cell Research

R. Alta Charo, Moderator
Warren P. Knowles Professor of Law and Bioethics
University of Wisconsin at Madison
Visiting Professor of Law (2006)
University of California at Berkeley

Stem Cells: At the Intersection of Science, Politics and Culture
Zach W. Hall
President and Chief Scientific Officer
California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM)

What We Do And Do Not Know About Greater Potency of Adult Stem Cells
Catherine Verfaillie
Professor of Medicine
Stem Cell Institute at the University of Minnesota and the University of Leuven, Belgium

Roles for Embryonic Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine
John Gearhart
C. Michael Armstrong Professor Medicine
Director, Stem Cell Program, Institute for Cell Engineering
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Emerging Prospects for Stem Cell Medicine
David T. Scadden
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School,
and Co-Director,Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Director, Center for Regenerative Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital


Saturday, November 11, 2006

Harriet Zuckerman
Vice President, in the Chair

Telomeres and Telomerase in Human Health and Disease
Elizabeth Blackburn
Morris Herzstein Professor of Biology and Physiology
University of California at San Francisco

Evolution of the Human Lifespan: Past, Present, and Future
Caleb E. Finch
Professor of Neuroscience and Gerontology
University of Southern California

Learning from Insect Brains
John H. Hildebrand
Regents Professor and Director, Arizona Research Laboratories
University of Arizona at Tuscon

Sharon R. Long
Professor of Biological Sciences
Stanford University


November 11, 2006

Conrad K. Harper
Vice President, in the Chair

Symposium on Mozart

Christoph Wolff, Moderator
Adams University Professor
Department of Music
Harvard University

Performing the Fandango Science in Le Nozze Di Figaro
Dorothea Link
Associate Professor
Hugh Hudgson School of Music
University of Georgia

Mozart of the Stage
John A. Rice
Independent Scholar

World Wide Mozart
David W. Packard
Founder and President
Packard Humanities Institute

Richard A.F. Penrose Lecture
W.A. Mozart: Music for Solo Piano
Kristian Bezuidenhout