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Click on the Darwin Festival Year below for listing of past presenters. 

 

NAME

TITLE

DATE

1990

DeMaria, Alfred

AIDS: Outlook For The 90's

2/12/90

Gilmore, Thomas D.

Oncogenes: genes that cause cancer

2/12/90

King, Mary-Claire

Human genetics and human rights

2/12/90

Appleman, Daniel

Charles Darwin and James Dwight

2/13/90

Buchsbaum, Robert

Chemical warfare between marine plants and animals

2/13/90

Arny, Thomas T.

Asteroids and catastrophe

2/14/90

Traniello, James F.

Social evolution in insects

2/14/90

Deacon, Terrence W.

Confusions about brain evolution

2/15/90

Gruber, Alan R.

Alzheimer's Disease: A Disease Of The 90's

2/15/90

Beaulieu, John D.

Coronary artery disease: prevention and treatment

2/16/90

Harrington, Anne

The beast in the brain: neuro-psychiatry…

2/16/90

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1991

Callard, Gloria V.

Brain, sex, and biology

2/11/91

Levin, Jack

Young versus old: ageism or the war against seniority

2/11/91

Uffelmann, Hans V.

Biomedical ethics: challenges and opportunities

2/11/91

Ansbacher, Heinz I.

Alfred Adler and the development of Freud's thought

2/12/91

Goldsby, Richard A.

AIDS in the year 2000: a social and biological perspective

2/12/91

Gregory, Bruce

The origin of the universe: observations and speculations

2/13/91

Landau, Misia L.

Changing the mind of the Cro-Magnon

2/13/91

Kynard, Boyd

Adventures with anadromous fish on Massachusetts' two largest rivers

2/14/91

McMenamin, Mark

Ecological changes during the emergence of animals

2/14/91

Gibbons, Michael F.

Highlights of the evolution of mammals

2/15/91

Schoeninger, Margaret

Food and human evolution

2/15/91

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1992

Leckie, Mark

Ooze, chalk and black shales:... 

2/10/92

Maher, Timothy J.

Nutrition and the brain

2/10/92

Straus, Murray A.

Physical punishment by parents and human social evolution

2/11/92

Williams, Scott M.

Molecules and evolution

2/11/92

Etkind, Paul

Wildlife, rabies and the public health

2/12/92

Gould, Stephen Jay

A visit with Stephen Jay Gould

2/12/92

Natowicz, Marvin

Genetic discrimination

2/12/92

Goldberg, Joan

Horizons in AIDS therapy with AIDS from a patient's perspective

2/13/92

Smith, Susan M.

Social behavior of wintering black-capped chickadees

2/13/92

Wilkes, Garrison

Maize, beans, squash for horses, cows & goats: the Columbian exchange

2/13/92

Moore, Johnes K.

The forest river under siege: the myth of wetland protection

2/14/92

Reilly, Philip R.

DNA, data banks and personal privacy

2/14/92

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1993

Davis, James A.

Is American society evolving or even changing much?

2/8/93

Cann, Rebecca

New insights into human evolution

2/9/93

Williams, Stephen

Fantastic archaeology: another road taken by some

2/9/93

Abraham, Carmela R.

Understanding the causes of Alzheimer's Disease

2/10/93

DeMaria, Alfred

Unnatural selection: evolution of tuberculosis

2/10/93

Goldsby, Richard A.

AIDS: a current perspective

2/10/93

Cohen, I. Bernard

The Darwinian revolution and its significance

2/11/93

Knoll, Andrew H.

The early evolution of earth and life

2/11/93

Cedergren, Robert

Molecules and evolution - new approaches to the study of life

2/12/93

Kirshner, Robert P.

The age of the universe

2/12/93

Margulis, Lynn

Origin of species revisited

2/12/93

Shipman, Pat

Reflecting on Neanderthals: us and them

2/12/93

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1994

Carlson, Elof Axel

The unfit: from the sin of Onan to the smoke of Auschwitz

2/7/94

Geller, Margaret

Images of the universe:... 

2/7/94

Samples, Cathryn L.

HIV infection in children and adolescents…

2/7/94

Levins, Richard

Changing diseases for changing times

2/8/94

Narbonne, Guy M.

The origin of animal ecosystems: a precambrian perspective

2/8/94

Early, Greg

Should whales have feet? understanding marine…

2/9/94

Lessem, Don

Could Jurassic Park happen?

2/9/94

Donahoe, John W.

The selection of behavior

2/10/94

France, Diane L.

Dead men do tell tales:... 

2/10/94

Gibbons, Michael F.

Current approaches to human origins

2/10/94

Dinarello, Charles A.

How many endogenous fever-producing molecules…

2/11/94

Margulis, Lynn

Origin of species revisited

2/11/94

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1995

Deacon, Terrence W.

Homeoboxes, homologies and hominid brains: how ontogeny shapes phylogeny

2/13/95

Reilly, Philip R.

The human genome project: the promise and the perils

2/13/95

Epstein, Paul R.

Cholera, emerging diseases and global change

2/14/95

Madin, Laurence P.

Exploring inner space

2/14/95

Despommier, Dickson D.

Trypanosomiasis: a tale of two continents

2/15/95

Huchra, John P.

Cosmology and the Hubble space telescope

2/15/95

Early, Greg

Should whales have feet? understanding marine…

2/16/95

Kynard, Boyd

Evolutionary implications of anadromous fish restoration programs

2/16/95

Cuebas-Incle, E.

Evolution of insect pest control using diseases

2/17/95

Rozin, Paul

Cultural evolution of disgust

2/17/95

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1996

Bagenal, Caroline

A short history of environmental sculpture

2/12/96

Hammel, Heidi B.

The comet crash of 1994: its effects on Jupiter and on earth

2/12/96

Heinrich, Bernd

Raven feeding crowds: competition or cooperation?

2/13/96

Pollack, Richard Jay

The re-emergence of Lyme disease in New England

2/13/96

Ewald, Paul W.

Evolutionary tools for epidemiological problems:... 

2/14/96

Levy, Stuart B.

Antibiotic resistance: drug enhanced evolution

2/14/96

McMenamin, Mark

The emergence of Ediacara

2/15/96

Steadman, David W.

No more evolution, only extinction: the human bolide in the south Pacific

2/15/96

Miller, David B.

Domestication as evolution

2/16/96

Thomson, Keith S.

Darwin and Fitzroy: the odd couple

2/16/96

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1997

DeStefano, Anita L.

How do they find those genes, anyway?... 

2/10/97

Mann, Jonathan

HIV/AIDS and human rights: towards a new public health

2/10/97

Alters, Brian J.

Darwin and science: the U.S. educational dilemma

2/11/97

Dorit, Robert

Human genetic diversity: an x-y perspective

2/11/97

Erickson, Paul

A sea of wonders: climbing to an ancient seafloor

2/12/97

Wells, John M.

Prion diseases: a tale of itchy sheep, hungry cannibals and mad cows

2/12/97

Beck, Gregory

Evolution of the immune system: understanding and opportunities

2/13/97

Killeen, Kevin P.

Evolution of bacterial live vaccines as bacterial vaccine vectors

2/13/97

Cornelius, Randolph

Darwin and modern evolutionary theories of weeping

2/14/97

Kidder, Jeffrey D.

Brave new world of animal conservation:... 

2/14/97

Knoll, Andrew H.

Life on Mars: what do we know and can we learn more?

2/14/97

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1998

Cohen, Joel E.

How many people can the earth support?

2/9/98

Durham, William H.

Darwin and Galapagos: what he learned there (and what he didn't!)

2/9/98

Lowenthal, James D.

The Hubble time machine

2/9/98

Jacobs, William

Controlling multi-drug resistant tuberculosis: finding gold in soil and cow dung

2/10/98

Pinker, Steven

How the mind works

2/10/98

Craig, Catherine L.

Capture by design: tracing the evolutionary ecology of spider silk

2/11/98

Rachootin, Stan

Darwin's relations to the other half of biology

2/11/98

Rhodes, Richard

Prion diseases and the politics of food

2/11/98

Alters, Brian J.

Darwin and science: the U.S. educational dilemma

2/12/98

Deacon, Terrence W.

The idea that changed the brain

2/12/98

Norris, Dick

The day of the apocalypse

2/12/98

Godfrey, Laurie

Madagascar: primate paradise in peril

2/13/98

Lee, Catherine A.

What makes a bacterium pathogenic?

2/13/98

Yashon, Ronnee

What Is 'junk science'?: The courts, science And Frye v. United States

2/13/98

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1999

Gingerich, Owen

Why is the day twenty-four hours and when will the next millennium begin?

2/8/99

Elia, Richard L.

Darwin's natural selection theory prompts the problem about man's evolution: are we on the side of the apes or the angels?  This is the Victorian dilemma

2/8/99

DeMaria, Alfred

One organism's evolution experience is another's emerging infection

2/9/99

Widmaier, Eric P.

Why geese don't get obese (and we do): how evolution's strategies for survival affect our everyday lives

2/9/99

Reilly, Philip R.

Public health genetics

2/10/99

Maher, Timothy J.

Nutritional neuroscience: how nutrients affect brain chemistry and behavior

2/10/99

Cann, Rebecca L.

Hawaiian birds and conservation genetics

2/10/99

Goodwin, Steven D.

Ecological roles for polymer synthesis in bacteria

2/11/99

Guerrero, Ricardo

Evolution and natural selection of the earliest ecosystems on earth

2/11/99

Dolan, Michael F. 

Early eukaryotes in a world without oxygen

2/11/99

Margulis, Lynn

Speciation by symbiogenesis

2/12/99

Gould, Stephen Jay

The evolutionary basis of our unpredictable future: a millennial perspective

2/12/99

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