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Jefferson Science Fellowship Program
2016-2017 Distinguished Lecture Series

Each year, the Jefferson Science Fellows deliver lectures on topics of their own choosing while they are on tenure at the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). All lectures are held in the National Academy of Sciences Building. The 2016-2017 schedule for the lectures is as follows:

January 10, 2017
Dr. Robert Heimer
"HIV and Drug Abuse in Russia: Syndemic Spread with Causes for Optimism?" Read more
January 24, 2017
Dr. Barrett Caldwell
"Distributed Expertise, Knowledge Sharing, and Systems Engineering in Policy and Operations Networks" Read more

February 7, 2017
Dr. David Jiles
"The Future of Surgery-Free Brain Treatment?: Deep Stimulation using Magnetic Fields for Non-invasive, Therapy of Brain Disorders" Read more
February 28, 2017
Dr. Shelie Miller
"Anticipating Future Impacts of New Technology in Transportation and Food Systems" Read more

April 11, 2017
Dr. Sharmila Mukhopadhyay
"Emerging Materials for Next Generation Manufacturing" Read more

May 23, 2017
Dr. Meredith Gore
"Conservation Criminology as an Interdisciplinary Approach for Reducing Risks from Wildlife Trafficking and Illegal Logging" Read more

June 6, 2017
Dr. Oladele Ogunseitan
June 20, 2017
Dr. Kathleen Purvis-Roberts

June 27, 2017
Dr. K.P. Subbalakshmi

July 11, 2017
Dr. Kathleen Vogel
August 1, 2017
Dr. Sumant Nigam

August 15, 2017
Dr. Karen Lips