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Jews In Science

Jews in Science
       
Below is the schedule for 2021.  All Programs begin at 4 PM unless specified. Click here for videos of past sessions.
 
2/21/2021    Speaker: Richard Gavatin
Introduction to the Series - The core essentials of Science and Judaism 
       
3/21/2021    Speaker: Dr. Ralph Graff 
                    Professor of Surgery, St. Louis University School of Medicine
Nine Wash U Jewish Scientists Nobel Prize Laureates
Did you know that 37.5% of All Wash U Nobel winners were Jewish? 
Now available! Audio recording and pdf of March 21st presentation
  
 
4/18/2021    Speaker: Dr. Alan Rosenberg
                    Former Asst. Professor of Mathematics at Wesleyan University;  
                              retired Managing Principal at Energy & Economics Consulting Firm
Emmy Noether - Mathematics - The Noether Theorem (Math)
                       Jewish and probably the greatest woman mathematician of all time.
                   Click here to go to the page with the recording of the April Session
           
5/23/2021    Speaker: Dr. Howard Granok
                    Science Dept. Chair, Crossroads College Preparatory School; Adjunct Instructor, Wash U in StL
Rosalind Franklin - the actual discoverer of DNA and the Double Helix    
                 Click here to go to the page with the recording of the May Session
 

7/11/2021    Speaker: Dr. Deborah Rubin
                    MD, AGAF,  William B. Kountz Professor of Medicine, Professor of Developmental Biology
                              Associate Director for Faculty Affairs Director, Women’s' GI Committee
Eric Kandel - Nobel Prize in Medicine/Physiology (2000) - Neuroscience
How his early experiences in Vienna under Nazism influenced his life and his life’s work on the biology of memory
 
7/25/2021  Speaker Larry Friedman  - Registration now open!!
                  Attorney and Partner at Thompson Coburn LLP. At Columbia Law School, one of his professors was
                           Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Also holds a MPA  from Princeton University

Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Pioneer in litigating on behalf of womens' rights and gender equality.
First Jewish woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court.

           
9/19/2021 Speaker:  Dr. Bob Olshan
                 Retired Boeing Engineer, PhD Tel Aviv University BS/MS U
Albert Einstein, his life as a Physicist and a Jew
 
10/10/2021  Speaker: Dr. Marty Israel
                    Professor Physics at Wash U
Albert Einstein, his work
     
11/21/2021 Speaker: Linda Spitzer Gavatin
                   Retired Business Management & Computer Accounting Professional
Hedy Lamarr - Inventor of Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth
 (Yes, THAT Hedy Lamarr)

12/19/2021   Speaker: Dr. Randi Mozenter
                     Clinical psychologist, board certified in Clinical Psychopharmacology, 
                               Clinical medical staff at Barnes Jewish Hospital, Wash U Medical School.
Aaron T. Beck, Psychiatrist/Psychologist
Turning 100 this year. Considered the founder of cognitive behavior therapy. 
 
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