Oberlin College and Conservatory

National Academy of Sciences Symposium

Friday, October 28, 2016 at 12:00pm to 1:20pm

Science Center
119 Woodland Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Symposium featuring Oberlin alumni who are members of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), a nonprofit organization of the country's leading researchers. Through the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, the NAS provides objective, science-based advice on critical issues affecting the nation.

​​​​​​​Presenters include:

Track 1: Featuring Three NAS Alumni:

Philip C. Hanawalt '54, Richard Lenski '77, Thomas M. Liggett '65, and J. William Schopf '63
Moderated by Associate Professor of Biology Maureen Peters
Science Center, Room A254 

Track 2: Featuring Three NAS Alumni:

Ralph R. Isberg ’77, Ira Mellman ’73, Charles J. Sherr ’66, MD PhD, and Robert H Singer ’66 
Moderated by Yolanda Cruz, Robert S. Danforth Professor of Biology
Science Center, Craig Lecture Hall

Track 3: Featuring Three NAS Alumni:

Larry R. Squire ’63, Robert Wurtz ’58, and Larry Zipursky ’77. 
Moderator: Professor of Psychology Patricia deWinstanley 
Science Center, Dye Lecture Hall

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Administrative, Alumni Association

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Office of Alumni Relations

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(440) 775-8692

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