Kavli Frontiers of Science banner

25th Annual U.S. Symposium

November 7-9, 2013
Irvine, California

Sessions:

 The Art-Science Interface

Organizer: Kay Bidle, Rutgers University and Desney Tan, Microsoft Research

CHAIR:

Andrew S. Yang, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

SPEAKERS:

Natalie Jeremijenko, New York University

James Gillooly, University of Florida

 Assessing the Threat of Asteroid Impacts on Earth

Organizer: Marla Geha, Yale University

CHAIR:

David Trilling, Northern Arizona University

SPEAKERS:

Nicholas Moskovitz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Kevin Walsh, Southwest Research Institute

 Biodegradable Materials

Organizer: Janis Louie, University of Utah

CHAIR:

Jeffrey Karp, Harvard University

SPEAKERS:

Jennifer Elisseeff, John Hopkins University

Jason Burdick University of Pennsylvania

 Infochemicals and Cell Signaling

Organizer: Kay Bidle, Rutgers University and Magdalena Bezanilla, University of Massachusetts

CHAIR:

Wai-Leung Ng, Tufts University

SPEAKERS:

Vanessa Sperandio, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Ben Van Mooy, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

 Making Sense of the World with Deep Learning

Organizer: Desney Tan, Microsoft Research and Marla Geha, Yale University

CHAIR:

Rob Fergus, New York University

SPEAKERS:

Marc’Aurelio Ranzato, Google

Adam Coates, Stanford University

 Neuropsychiatric Disease

Organizer: Karen Bales, University of California, Davis

CHAIR:

Alex Dranovsky, Columbia University

SPEAKERS:

Jeremy Veenstra-Vanderweele, Vanderbilt University,

Zoe Donaldson, Columbia University

 Ocean Observatories

Organizers: Kay Bidle, Rutgers University and Lee Cerveny, USDA Forest Service

CHAIR:

Joshua Kohut, Rutgers University

SPEAKERS:

Kelly Benoit Bird, Oregon State University

Matthew Oliver, University of Delaware

 Progress in Bringing a Star To Earth

Organizers: Hartmut Haeffner, University of California, Berkeley and Marla Geha, Yale University

CHAIR:

Antoine Cerfon, Courant Institute, New York University

SPEAKERS:

Walter Guttenfelder, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Zachary Hartzwig, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Protein Folding

Organizer: Magdalena Bezanilla, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

CHAIR:

Patricia Clark, University of Notre Dame

SPEAKERS:

Elizabeth Rhoades, Yale University

Lisa Lapidus Michigan State University

The Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium is sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences. Major support is provided by the Kavli Foundation, with additional funding from the National Academy of Sciences.

Powered by Convio
nonprofit software