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.


Welcome, Henry C. Walter, President, Dreyfus Foundation
Introduction, Marye Anne Fox, Chair, Scientific Affairs Committee, Dreyfus Foundation
Stephen Lippard, Arthur Amos Noyes Professor, MIT, Teacher-Scholar 1971
Cancer Treatment with Platinum and Other Metal Complexes
Moderator: Richard Zare
David Oxtoby, President, Pomona College, Teacher-Scholar 1980
A Teacher-Scholar Looks at Climate Change
Moderator: Matthew Tirrell
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
Sanjay Sarma, Director of Digital Learning, MIT
Lessons in Digital Learning
Moderator: Louis Brus
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.