Symposia

Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Symposium, 2014

Above: Drs. S. Lippard, D. Oxtoby, L. Hood, S. Sarma, and E. Carter.

The third symposium for recent Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars was held at the New YorkAcademy of Sciences on Friday, October 24. Approximately 40 of the most recent Teacher-Scholars presented posters of their research, bracketed by talks from four renowned senior Teacher-Scholars and a preeminent digital learning expert. This year's speakers were (in sequence): Stephen Lippard, David Oxtoby, Leroy Hood, Sanjay Sarma, and Emily Carter. Video of these talks is available here.

Agenda:

Welcome, Henry C. Walter, President, Dreyfus Foundation
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Introduction, Marye Anne Fox, Chair, Scientific Affairs Committee, Dreyfus Foundation
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Stephen Lippard, Arthur Amos Noyes Professor, MIT, Teacher-Scholar 1971
Cancer Treatment with Platinum and Other Metal Complexes
Moderator: Richard Zare
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David Oxtoby, President, Pomona College, Teacher-Scholar 1980
A Teacher-Scholar Looks at Climate Change
Moderator: Matthew Tirrell
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Leroy Hood, President and Cofounder, Institute for Systems Biology, Teacher-Scholar 1974
The Emergence of Systems Medicine and Proactive P4 Medicine: Catalyzing the Transformation of Healthcare

Moderator: John Brauman
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Sanjay Sarma, Director of Digital Learning, MIT
Lessons in Digital Learning
Moderator: Louis Brus
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Emily Carter, Founding Director, Andlinger Center
for Energy and the Environment, Princeton University, Teacher-Scholar 1992
Building a Sustainable Energy and Environmental Future
Moderator: Marye Anne Fox

 

 

In addition to presenting research posters, the recent Teacher-Scholars provided brief teaching statements that were compiled and distributed at the Symposium. To view these statements, click on the cover of the publication pictured at right.