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Fourth Annual U.S. Symposium

November 5-7, 1992
Irvine, California

Sessions:

Atmospheric Science: Ozone Holes: Causes and Effects of Polar Ozone Depletion

Organizer: Mark Davis, California Institute of Technology

Speakers:

David Fahey, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Science of Ozone Depletion: Results from Aircraft Measurements in the Polar Stratospheres

Mario Molina, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
An Overview of Polar Depletion

Discussion Leader:

Ralph Cicerone, University of California, Irvine

Biology: The Cell Cycle

Organizers: Kevin Struhl, Harvard Medical School and Robert Tjian, University of California, Berkeley

Speakers:

Bruce Stillman, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
The Replication of DNA and the Cell Cycle

Patrick O'Farrell, University of California, San Francisco
How Cell Division is Controlled During Growth of an Embryo

Biology: Structure and Function of Proteins

Organizers: Robert Tjian, University of California, Berkeley and Robert Struhl, Harvard Medical School

Speakers:

Tom Alber, University of California, Berkeley
The Leucine Zipper: New Twists in Gene Regulation and Protein Structure

Rick Dahlquist, University of Oregon
Protein Structure and Dynamics in Solution

Chemistry and Physics: Buckminsterfullerenes: A New Form of Carbon

Organizers: Shirley Chiang, IBM Almaden Research Center and Sylvia Ceyer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Speakers:

Donald Bethune, IBM Almaden Research Center
Experimental Studies of Fullerenes and Metallofullerenes

Robert Whetten, University of California, Los Angeles
The Fullerenes and the Ideas of Perfect Nanocrystals

Geosciences (Planetary Science): Venus Results from Magellan

Organizer: Marcia McNutt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Speakers:

Robert Grimm, Arizona State University

Suzanne Smrekar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Venus Dead or Alive? The View from Magellan

Materials Science: New Materials: Conducting Polymers, Organic Magnets, Composites

Organizers: Robert Cava, AT&T Bell Laboratories and Nathan Lewis, California Institute of Technology

Speakers:

Seth Marder, California Institute of Technology
A Chemist's View of Nonlinear Optical Materials

Dennis Dougherty, California Institute of Technology
Organic Magnetic Materials

Mathematics: The Wavelet Transformation

Organizers: David Donoho, Stanford University/University of California, Berkeley and Vaughan Jones, University of California, Berkeley

Speakers:

Ingrid Daubechies, Rutgers University
Wavelets and Signal Analysis

Yves Meyer, University de Paris
Wavelets and their Applications

Discussion Panel:

Gregory Beylkin, University of Colorado, Boulder

Michael Frazier, Michigan State University

Stéphane Mallat, Courant Institute-New York University

Victor Wickerhauser, Washington University

Physics: Current Topics in Hadron Collider Physics: Prelude to the Superconducting Supercollider Era

Organizer: Jim Siegrist, SSC Laboratory

Speakers:

John Huth, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
The Search for the Top Quark

Kevin Einsweiler, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Testing Electroweak Theory: Present and Future

 

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