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Future Tense?

A conversation between Lord Martin Rees, Terry Sejnowski, Larry Smarr, and Roger Bingham

The Science Reader

A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing with Lawrence Krauss
The Good Book: A Humanist Bible The Good Book: A Humanist Bible with AC Grayling
Braintrust: A public conversation about Morality and the Brain Braintrust: A public conversation about Morality and the Brain with Patricia Churchland
The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human with V.S. Ramachandran

 

Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa 2013 

     
Human neural stem cells from discovery to clinic
Ann Tsukamoto, StemCells, Inc
  Cardiac function
Robert Kass, Columbia University Medical Center
  Can we attenuate or even reverse the process of aging?
Irina Conboy, UC Berkeley
  Adapting MRI to visualize cells in the body
Eric Ahrens, UC San Diego

 

More talks from Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa 2013.

 

9th Annual Industry/Academia Translational Oncology Symposium 

     
Welcome and Overview
Scott Lippman, MD, Moores Cancer Center
  Cancer Stem Cell Research: From Bench, to Bedside and Back
Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD, Moores Cancer Center
  Part II: The Mouse That ROR’ed – Targeting Onco-Embryonic Antigens
Thomas Kipps, MD, PhD, Moores Cancer Center
  Genomics and Engineering Life
J. Craig Venter, PhD, J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), Synthetic Genomics, Inc. (SGI)

 

More talks from the Industry/Academia Translational Oncology Symposium 2013.

 

Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa 2012 

     
Making Repairs: Stem Cells and the Pressures of Translational Medicine
A conversation with Michele DeLuca
  From Science Writing to Stem Cells
A conversation with Robert Wechsler-Reya
  Hunter Gatherers, the Human Genome and Stem Cells
A conversation with Vanessa Hayes
  From Sheep to Stem Cells
A conversation with Alan Trounson

 

More talks from Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa 2012.

 

8th Annual Industry/Academia Translational Oncology Symposium 

     
Armed with Genomics, Is the Target in Sight for Myelodysplastic Syndromes?
Azra Raza, MD, MDS Center, Columbia University Medical Center
  Stem Cells and Cancer
Irving Weissman, MD, Stanford School of Medicine
  Malignant Progenitor Re-Programming
Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD, Moores Cancer Center
  Panel Discussion: Discovery to Therapies…It’s Changing and Quickly
Duane Roth
Robert Abraham, PhD
Sandra Brown, PhD
Dennis Carson, MD, PhD
David Kabakoff, PhD
Jonathan Thomas, PhD, JD
Carl Weissman

 

More lectures and symposia from the Industry/Academia Translational Oncology Symposium 2012.

 

Conversations at the Glenn Symposium on Aging

   
Staying Hungry for Life
A conversation with Tamas Horvath
  Mitochondria and Aging
A conversation with Gerry Shadel
  Botanicals and the Pathways of Aging
A conversation with Mahtab Jafari

 

 

A Look Inside the Research at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies

     
Perception and the Beholder's Share
Tom Albright
  Viruses: The Common Cold to HIV
John Young
  Understanding the Human Brain
Terry Sejnowski
  A Neuroscientist's Neuroscientist Talks Science
Chuck Stevens

 

 

Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa 2011 

     
iPS technology and disease research: Issues to be resolved
Rudolf Jaenisch, Keynote
  Redirecting cell fate: past, present, and future
Sir Ian Wilmut, Keynote
  Mahendra Rao
Panel 2: Getting There – Translating the Science of Stem Cells
  Steven Schwartz
Panel 4: Stem Cells in Clinical Trials

 

More lectures and panels from Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa 2011.

 

CogSci 2011 

     
Robots and the Illusion of Free Will
Conversation with Judea Pearl, Rumelhart Prize Winner
  Barbara Landau
Johns Hopkins University, Governing Board - Cognitive Science Society
  Arthur Markman
University of Texas
 

Susan Goldin-Meadow
University of Chicago

 

More conversations, lectures and symposia from Cogsci 2011.

 

One Mind for Research Forum 

     
Imagining the Future: A 10-Year Plan for Neuroscience
Steve Hyman
Harvard University
  Exceptional Opportunities in Translational Neuroscience
Francis S. Collins
Director; National Institutes of Health, HHS
  The Blasted Brain:
Traumatic Brain Injury on the Battlefield

Kevin Kit Parker
Harvard University
  Call to Action
Hon. Patrick Kennedy
co-chair, One Mind for Research
             
     

Karl Deisseroth
Stanford University

 

Thomas Insel
Director, National Institute of Mental Health

 

Helen S. Mayberg
Emory University

 

Story Landis
and Nora Volkow

Directors, National Institute
for Neurological Disorders
and Stroke and National Institute on Drug Abuse

More sessions and one-on-one interviews on the One Mind for Research Forum page. Funding for filming was provided by the Dana Foundation, a One Mind for Research partner organization.

 

Music, Science & Medicine at the New York Academy of Sciences 

     
The Role of Auditory Processing in Language Development and Disorders
Paula Tallal
Rutgers University
  Neural syntax: what does music offer to neuroscience (and vice versa)
Gyorgy Buzsáki
Rutgers University
  The Science In Clinical Music: Questions Needing Answers
Dorita S. Berger
The Music Therapy Clinic
  Functional Brain Organization in Relation to Music Cognition & Emotion
Mark Jude Tramo
David Geffen School of Medicine & Herb Alpert School of Music at UCLA
             
     

Clancy Blair
Steinhardt School, NYU

 

Nina Kraus
Northwestern University

 

Daniela Schiller
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

 

Joseph LeDoux
New York University

 

More videos on the Music, Science and Medicine page.

 

The Great Debate - What is Life? 

     

What is Life?
Panel discussion

 

Richard Dawkins
Oxford University
(introduction by Roger Bingham)

 

Sidney Altman
Yale University

 

Lee Hartwell
Arizona State University

             
     

Chris McKay
NASA Ames Research Center

 

J. Craig Venter
J. Craig Venter Institute

 

Paul Davies
Arizona State University

 

Lawrence Krauss
Arizona State University

 

The Great Debate: Can Science Tell Us Right from Wrong? 

       
The Great Debate Panel

  Sam Harris
Project Reason
  Patricia Churchland
UC San Diego
  Peter Singer
Princeton University