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Lyceum Society May 2015 Meeting


for Members

Lyceum Society May 2015 Meeting

Monday, May 4, 2015

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By

Presented by the Lyceum Society


The Lyceum Society comprises the Academy's retired and semi-retired members.
Talks cover various scientific fields. All Academy members are welcome.

All Lyceum meetings (except December) are Brown Bag lunches.

Brown Bag: 11:30 AM
Brief-Brief: 12:50-1:15 PM
Lecture & Discussion: 1:15–3:00 PM

Brief-Brief Presentation:
Speaker: Marilyn Gaul
History of Public Science Lectures

Main Presentation:
Speaker: Arline Cohn

Speaker Bios

Marilyn Gaul

Mariyln Gaull has an undergraduate degree in geology, an MA in anthropology and linguistics, and PhD in Literary Studies. She has taught literature, history of science, intellectual and cultural history at Indiana, William and Mary, Temple, NYU, and, since 2007, as Research Professor at the Editorial Institute at Boston University. Marilyn Gaull has also published articles and books in the same fields (currently working on "The Literature of Scottish Science" for a German periodical), edit a learned journal The Wordsworth Circle, and a series for Palgrave Macmillan called Major Nineteenth Century Lives and Letters. She is a full time resident of Battery Park City and, when Marilyn finally retires from teaching, she hopes to spend more time at Lyceum meetings.

Arline Cohn

D. A .Cohn, a professor emeritus of biology at CUNY, received her M.A. in physiology at Hunter College and a Ph.D. at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Anatomy and Cell Biology. She has been a faculty member at Downstate, Hunter, City College and York, a consultant for NIH and a program director for the NIH sponsored Minority Biomedical Research Program at York. Her papers have appeared in the Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology & Medicine, the Journal of Immunological Methods, Immunology Today, Clinical & Experimental Immunology, Infection & Immunity, Arthritis & Rheumatism and Endocrinology. Her previous lectures to the Lyceum Society featured Current Theories of Aging, Epigenetics, RNA Inhibition, Telomeres, TOR, Memory, Prions, Alzheimer’s Disease and the Philadelphia Chromosome.

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