Professor Chory is the Howard H. and Maryam R. Newman Chair in Plant Biology, a professor and director of the Plant Biology Laboratory at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, and an adjunct professor of biology at the University of California, San Diego. Joanne Chory is identifying cellular...
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Professor Donahue studies clusters of galaxies. Cluster evolution tells us about the matter density of the universe, because the formation of galaxy clusters is governed by gravitational physics. She pays particular attention to how clusters are found, because any bias in finding clusters can lead...
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Dr. Faber is university professor and former chair of the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC).  From August 2012 to Jun 2014, she also served as interim director of the University of California Observatories.  Dr. Faber joined the UCSC faculty...
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Professor Fire is a biologist and professor of pathology and of genetics at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He was awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, along with Craig C. Mello, for the discovery of RNA interference (RNAi). This research was conducted at the...
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Professor Halliday is the Director of Columbia University’s Earth Institute. He joined the Earth Institute in April 2018, after spending more than a decade at the University of Oxford, during which time he was dean of science and engineering. With about 400 published research papers, Halliday has...
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Professor Johnson is a faculty member within the Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute at the University of Utah where he is a Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and holds faculty appointments in the Departments of Physics and Bioengineering. His research interests are in the...
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Professor Koshland is the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Chair in the Biological Sciences and professor of genetics, genomics, and development at the University of California, Berkeley.  His laboratory uses cell biological and biochemical approaches in budding yeast to understand genome...
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Professor Littlewood came to Chicago from Cambridge University, United Kingdom, where he was Head of the Cavendish Laboratory and the Department of Physics at the University of Cambridge. He previously headed the Theory of Condensed Matter group at the Cavendish Laboratory. During a 2003-2004...
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Professor Lovejoy was elected University Professor at George Mason in March 2010. He previously held the Biodiversity Chair at the Heinz Center for Science, Economics and the Environment and was President from 2002-2008. An ecologist who has worked in the Brazilian Amazon since 1965, he works on...
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As the ALD for Biosciences, Mary Maxon oversees Berkeley Laboratory’s Biological Systems & Engineering, Environmental Genomics & Systems Biology, and Molecular Biophysics & Integrated Bioimaging Divisions and the DOE Joint Genome Institute. Maxon has been integral to the strategic...
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As Chromatin’s CEO, Daphne Preuss has assembled a vertically integrated sorghum business with state-of-the-art technologies, a market-leading breeding team, and global sales and distribution networks. After joining the company in 2006, she led the transition from a research stage to a commercial...
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Roberta L. Rudnick is an American earth scientist and professor of geology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is a world expert in the continental crust and lithosphere.Professor Rudnick was appointed a von Humboldt postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in...
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Professor Shubin is a Professor in the Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy and the Committee on Evolutionary Biology at the University of Chicago. Shubin’s research focuses on understanding the evolutionary origins of new anatomical features such as limbs. Neil Shubin is well known for his...
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Professor Stevens interested in the development of innovative tools and techniques that enable computational scientists to solve large-scale problems more effectively on the most advanced high-performance computers. Specifically, his research focuses on three principal areas: collaborative...
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Meg Urry is the Israel Munson Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Director of the Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics; she served as Chair of the Physics Department at Yale from 2007 to 2013 and in the Presidential line of the American Astronomical Society 2013-2017. Professor Urry...
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