Previous Presenters

2017 - Pediatrics

  • Jeffery Molkentin, PhD
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    University of Cincinnati
  • Wendy Chung, MD, PhD
    Columbia University

2016 -  Molecular Machines in Human Disease

  • Feng Zhang, PhD
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • George Daley, MD, PhD
    Harvard Medical School

2015 -  Applying Chemical Biology to Understand and Treat Human Disease

  • Bradford Gibson, PhD
    Buck Institute for Research on Aging
  • Hugo Bellen, DVM, PhD
    HHMI/Baylor College of Medicine
  • Brent Stockwell, PhD
    HHMI ECS/Columbia University

2014 -  Diabetes: Mechanisms and Treatment

  • Eva L. Feldman, MD, PhD
    University of Michigan
  • Jens C. Bruning, MD
    Max Planck Institute for Neurological Research, Cologne
  • Morris J. Birnbaum, MD, PhD
    University of Pennsylvania

2013 - Molecules and Mental Illness

  • Kenneth Kendler, MD
    Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Andrew Feinberg, MD, MPH
    Johns Hopkins University
  • H. Sebastian Seung, PhD
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2012 - The Excitable Brain: order & disorder in the nervous system 

  • Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD
    Stanford University
  • Jeff Noebels, MD, PhD
    Baylor College of Medicine
  • Gina Turrigiano, PhD
    Brandeis University
  • David McCormick, PhD
    Yale University
  • Mary (Missy) Cummings, PhD
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology  

2011 -  Translational Genomics

  • Rima Kaddurah-Daouk, PhD 
    Duke University Medical Center
  • Ruth Ley, PhD 
    Cornell University
  • Dianna Milewicz, MD, PhD 
    University of Texas Medical School-Houston
  • Robert Strausberg, PhD 
    Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

2010 - Genetics

  • Kaare Christensen, DMSc
    University of Southern Denmark
  • Joel Hirschhorn, MD, PhD
    Harvard University Medical School
  • Deborah Nickerson, PhD
    University of Washington
  • David A. Schwartz, MD
    National Jewish Health
  • Deepak Srivastava, MD
    University of California, San Francisco
  • Richard Weinshilboum, MD
    Mayo Clinic

2009 - Cardiovascular and Excitable Cell Biology

  • David Clapham, MD, PhD
    Harvard Medical School
  • Silvia G. Priori, MD, PhD
    University of Pavia, Italy
  • Denis Nobel, PhD, FRS
    Oxford University
  • Richard Tsien, DPhil
    Stanford University Medical School  

2008 - Innate Immunity

  • Sergio Grinstein, PhD 
    The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute
  • Douglas Golenbock, MD
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Charles Serhan, PhD
    Harvard Medical School
  • Richard Gallo, MD, PhD
    University of California- San Diego

2007 - Growing the Biomedical Sciences in Iowa

  • Funmi Olopade, MD, FACP
    University of Chicago Medical Center
  • Gerald Schulman, MD, PhD
    University of California- Los Angeles
  • Richard Hynes, PhD
    Massachusetts Institutes of Technology

2006 - Of Mice and Men

  • Tyler Jacks, PhD
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Ken Philipson, PhD
    University of California- Los Angeles
  • Andrew Marks, MD
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Eric Olson, PhD
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • Richard P. Lifton, MD, PhD
    Yale University

2005 - Building Bridges in Science

  • Gregory J. Hannon, PhD
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  • David Ginsburg, MD
    University of Michigan
  • Erika von Mutius, MD
    Munich University Children's Hospital  
  • Carole Ober, PhD
    University of Chicago  
  • Jules Hoffman, MD, PhD
    Universite Louis Pasteur  

2004 - Mapping the Road to Scientific Discovery

  • Edward L. Kaplan, MD
    University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Goran K. Hansson, MD, PhD
    Karolinska Institute
  • Judah Folkman, MD
    Children's Hospital, Boston, MA  

2003 - Constructing the Future of Medicine

  • Michael W. Schwartz, MD
    University of Washington
  • Rodney A. Hayward, MD
    VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Diane Krause, MD, PhD
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • Stephen A. Morse, MSPH, PhD
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  

2002 - The Intersection of Science and Health: 25 Years of the MSTP Program

  • Christine Seidman, MD
    Harvard Medical School
  • Michael S. Brown, MD
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • Elizabeth Barrett-Conner, MD
    University of California- San Diego
  • Brian J. Druker, MD
    Oregon Health and Science University
  • Leon E. Rosenberg, MD
    Princeton University  

2001 - Biomedical and Public Health Research in the Post Genomic Era

  • M. Anne Spence, PhD
    University of California- Irvine
  • David A. Greenberg, PhD
    Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Bennett Shapiro, MD
    Merck Research Laboratories
  • Alison Goate, DPhil
    Washington University School of Medicine
  • Lap-Chee Tsui, OC, PhD
    The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute  

2000 - Antimicrobials, Host Defense and Bacterial Resistance

  • Jules A. Hoffman, PhD
    Institut de Biologic Moleculaire et Cellulaire, Strasbourg, France
  • Julien E. Davies, PhD
    University of British Columbia
  • Hiroshi Nikaido, MD
    University of California- Berkeley
  • C. Kendall Stover, PhD
    PathoGenesis, Inc.  

1999 -  Molecular Mechanisms of Viral Infection

  • Joseph Sodroski, MD
    Harvard Medical School
  • Mavis Agbandje-McKenna, PhD
    University of Warwick
  • Michael Summers
    University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Gail Wertz
    University of Alabama Birmingham

1998 - Molecular Interactions Between Microbes and the Human Host

  • Norma W. Andrews, PhD
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • David W. Dyer, PhD
    Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center
  • Don Ganem, MD
    University of California- San Francisco
  • Stephen J. O'Brien, PhD
    National Cancer Institute
  • Guy R. Cornelis, PhD
    International Institute of Cell Pathology, Universite Catholique de Louvain