Anthony Asnes, Vera Aryeh and Regan Asnes
Anthony Asnes, Vera Aryeh and Regan Asnes


Over 150 guests attended The Spring Parents & Science Program—Science 101 for Parents: Or, 20 Years of the Genetic Revolution in One Hour—held at The Rockefeller University on Tuesday, April 7, 2009. Distinguished Rockefeller scientist, Jeffrey M. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D., gave parents a primer on the basics and how scientific research has begun a whole new chapter in the field of genetics. A spirited discussion between the speaker and audience members followed.

Richard Lifton, M.D., Ph.D.
The Rockefeller University

Parents & Science
Faculty Advisor

Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D.
Alfred E. Mirsky Professor
Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch
Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology

Parents & Science Leadership


Daniella Lipper Coules
Talbott Simonds

Steering Committee

Rebecca Anikstein
John Bernstein
Charles W. Caulkins
Karen de Saint Phalle
Blair Pillsbury Enders
Wendy Ettinger
Kathy Heinzelman
Tania Neild, Ph.D.
Ilona Nemeth
Marean Pompidou
Courtney Smith Rae
Loli Echavarria Roosevelt
Kimberly Kravis Schulhof
Roxy Zajac

Scientific Advisory Council

Evelyn Attia, M.D.
BJ Casey, Ph.D.
Myron Hofer, M.D.
Ilene Sackler Lefcourt
Margaret McCarthy, Ph.D.
Richard Nisbett, Ph.D.
Michael Thompson, Ph.D.

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