Symposia Lecture Videos

Since 2008, the Foundation has sponsored five Symposia that presents speakers on a broad range of topics.

Larger format of any of the videos below can be quickly accessed by clicking on the Teacher-Scholar's name. Additional Dreyfus videos can be seen at youtube.com.

 

BIOCHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Kristi S. Anseth, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at University of Colorado Boulder and 2000 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents Cellular Control in a Couple of Clicks at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 28, 2016

Arup Chakraborty, Department of Chemical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and 1994 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents How to Hit HIV Where it Hurts at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 26, 2012

 
CHEMICAL BIOLOGY

Anthony Bishop, Department of Chemistry at Amherst College and 2010 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents Chemical On/Off Switches for Cellular Enzymes at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 28, 2016

Leroy Hood, President & Co-founder of the Institute for Systems Biology and 1974 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents The Emergence of Systems Medicine and Proactive P4 Medicine: Catalyzing the Transformation of Healthcare at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 24, 2014

Laura Kiessling, Department of Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and 1996 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents Carbohydrate Polymer Assembly: How Do Mycobacteria Do It? at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 29, 2010

Stephen Lippard, Department of Chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and 1971 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents Cancer Treatment with Platinum and Other Metal Complexes at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 24, 2014

Julie Millard, Department of Chemistry at Colby College and 2004 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents From Chemical Weapon to Anti-Cancer Drug: DNA Cross-Linking by Nitrogen Mustard and Related Compounds at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 26, 2012

Milan Mrksich, Deparment of Chemistry at The University of Chicago and 2000 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents Exploring the Molecular Logic of Protein Acetylation at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 29, 2010

Alanna Schepartz, Department of Chemistry at Yale University and 1993 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents Visualizing Information Transfer Through the Plasma Membrane at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 26, 2012

 

 

EDUCATION

Gino Del Guercio and Stephen Lyons, Two veteran science television producers, offer constructive suggestions on how to produce an effective video at the 2016 Teacher-Scholar symposium. This video includes excerpts from their talks.

Sanjay Sarma, Fred Fort Flowers and Daniel Fort Flowers Professor of Mechanical Engineering and the Vice President for Open Learning at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, presents Lessons in Digital Learning at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 24, 2014

 
ENVIRONMENTAL

Paul T. Anastas, Director of Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering at Yale University, presents Tranformative Innovations in Green Chemistry Needed for Sustainability at the Dreyfus Symposium on Environmental Chemistry on October 24, 2008

James G. Anderson, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University, presents Strategic Choices for Global Energy: Constraints from Feedbacks in the Climate System at the Dreyfus Symposium on Environmental Chemistry on October 24, 2008

Emily Carter, Founding Director of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University and 1992 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents Building a Sustainable Energy & Environmental Future at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 24, 2014

Ralph J. Cicerone, President of the National Academy of Sciences, presents Putting Science to Work in Developing Science Policy at the Dreyfus Foundation Symposium on Environmental Chemistry on October 24, 2008

Marsha I. Lester, Edmund J. Kahn Distinguished Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and 1986 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents Exploring Uncharted Regions of Atmospheric Reaction Pathways at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 28, 2016

Nathan S. Lewis, Department of Chemistry at California Institute of Technology, presents Artificial Photosynthesis: Fuel from the Sun at the Dreyfus Symposium on Environmental Chemistry on October 24, 2008

Dianne K. Newman, Department of Biology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, presents From Iron Oxides to Infections: Roles for Redox-Active Antibiotics in Microbial Survival and Development at the Dreyfus Symposium on Environmental Chemistry on October 24, 2008

Daniel A. Nocera, the Henry Dreyfus Professor of Energy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, presents The Chemistry of Renewable Energy at the Dreyfus Symposium on Environmental Chemistry on October 24, 2008

David Oxtoby, resident of Pomona College and 1980 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents A Teacher-Scholar Looks at Climate Change at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 24, 2014

Kimberly A. Prather, Deparmtent of Chemistry and Biochemistry at University of California, San Diego, presents New Insights into the Role of Aerosols in Climate Change at the Dreyfus Symposium on Environmental Chemistry on October 24, 2008

 

 

MATERIALS

Colin Nuckolls, Deparmtent of Chemistry at Columbia University and 2004 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents From Molecules to Materials at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 29, 2010

   
ORGANIC

Stephen L. Buchwald, Camille Dreyfus Professor of Chemistry at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and 1988 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents Asymmetric Copper-Catalyzed Hydrofunctionalization Reactions at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 28, 2016

Robert Grubbs, Department of Chemistry at California Institute of Technology and 1974 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents Design and Synthesis of Catalysts for Use in Organic and Polymer Synthesis at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 29, 2010

Eric N. Jacobsen, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University, presents Selective Yet General Catalysts at the Dreyfus Symposium on Environmental Chemistry on October 24, 2008

PHYSICAL

Marsha I. Lester, Edmund J. Kahn Distinguished Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and 1986 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents Exploring Uncharted Regions of Atmospheric Reaction Pathways at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 28, 2016

Geraldine Richmond, Department of Chemistry at the University of Oregon and 1986 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents Molecular Processes at the Water's Edge at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 26, 2012

 

POLYMERS

Geoffrey Coates, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University and 2000 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, presents In Pursuit of the Ideal Plastic at the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar symposium on October 26, 2012