2006 Speakers

Sydney Brenner, D.Phil.Sydney Brenner, D.Phil.

  • Distinguished Research Professor, The Salk Institute
  • 2002 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • National Academy of Sciences member (Capstone Lecture of the Max Delbruck Centenary Celebration)

The Next 100 Years of Biology

September 14, 2016



Nancy Andreasen, M.D., Ph.D.Nancy Andreasen, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Andrew H. Woods Chair of Psychiatry at The University of Iowa
  • Institute of Medicine member
  • Editor in Chief, The American Journal of Psychiatry
  • 2006 Vanderbilt Prize Winner for outstanding woman in biomedical researchy

The Creative Brain: The Neuroscience of Genius

September 28, 2006



Harry Dietz, M.D.Harry Dietz, M.D.

  • Victor A. McKusick Professor of Genetics and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Thomas P. Graham, Jr., lecture)

Marfan Syndrome and Related Disorders: From Molecules to Medicines

October 19, 2006



Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Ph.D.Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Ph.D.

  • Senior Vice President for Research Drug Discovery, Genentech, Inc.
  • National Academy of Sciences member (Paul D. Lamson lecture)

Wiring Nerves, Wiring Vessels: Common Mechanisms of Axon Guidance, Regeneration, and Vascular Patterning

October 26, 2006



Marc Kirschner, Ph.D.Marc Kirschner, Ph.D.

  • Chair of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School
  • National Academy of Sciences member (Orrin Ingram Distinguished Lecturer, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
  • Cell and Developmental Biology Distinguished Faculty Lecturer

Protein Degradation and the Timing of Events in the Cell Cycle

November 6, 2006



Kathleen Gould, Ph.D.Kathleen Gould, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Regulating the end of the cell cycle: splitting up is hard to do

November 30, 2006