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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:

August 15, 2017  Dr. Karen Lips "Science for Peace: Balancing Biological Conservation and Sustainable Use in Post-conflict Colombia"
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August 1, 2017  Dr. Sumant Nigam  "Striking Seasonality in the 20th-Century Warming over North America and Africa: Insights and Impacts"
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July 11, 2017  Dr. Kathleen Vogel  "The Anthrax Diaries: Studying the Hidden Lives of Former Bioweapons Scientists"
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June 27, 2017  Dr. K.P. Subbalakshmi  "Artificial Intelligence: Practice and Policy"
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June 20, 2017 Dr. Kathleen Purvis-Roberts"Particles, Particles Everywhere: What Is in the Air We Breathe?" 
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June 6, 2017   Dr. Oladele Ogunseitan  "Green Health Metrics: Transnational Gaps in Science and Policy" 
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 May 23, 2017Dr. Meredith Gore "Conservation Criminology as an Interdisciplinary Approach for Reducing Risks from Wildlife Trafficking and Illegal Logging" 
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April 11, 2017  Dr. Sharmila Mukhopadhyay  "Emerging Materials for Next Generation Manufacturing"
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February 28, 2017Dr. Shelie Miller"Anticipating Future Impacts of New Technology in Transportation and Food Systems" 
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February 7, 2017Dr. David Jiles"The Future of Surgery-Free Brain Treatment?: Deep Stimulation Using Magnetic Fields for Non-invasive Therapy of Brain Disorders" 
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January 24, 2017Dr. Barrett Caldwell "Distributed Expertise, Knowledge Sharing, and Systems Engineering in Policy and Operations Networks" 
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January 10, 2017Dr. Robert Heimer "HIV and Drug Abuse in Russia: Syndemic Spread with Causes for Optimism?" 
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