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Great Minds at Work - Special Event

Great Minds at Work - Special Event

Friday, April 20, 2007

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By

Presented by the New York Academy of Sciences and Wiley-Blackwell


Ever wish you could spend an afternoon with some of the world's top scientific thinkers and ask them about their work and the state of scientific inquiry? Here's your chance. Join the New York Academy of Sciences and Wiley-Blackwell Publishing for a special event, "Great Minds at Work," and hear from four of the most prestigious and eloquent figures in science today. The line-up:

Paul S. Appelbaum, Professor of Psychiatry and Director, Division of Psychiatry, Law, and Ethics, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. Note: Replaces Jerome Groopman, who canceled due to illness.

Brian Greene, Professor of Physics at Columbia University, leading string theorist and best-selling author and PBS television series host.

Laurie Garrett, Pulitzer Prize-winning health and science writer, Senior Fellow for Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations and Gates Senior Fellow for Global Health.

Daniel Dennett, philosopher, University Professor and Co-Director, Center for Cognitive Studies, Tufts University and well-known author.

Our moderator is Daniel J. Kevles, Stanley Woodward Professor of History and Chair of the Program in the History of Science and Medicine at Yale University.