The Innovation Forum consists of a competition piece in which participants present their research in a three-minute “elevator pitch” presentation to the audience and a panel of judges. Audience members include angel investors, venture capitalists, students, faculty, staff, and members of the Princeton area entrepreneurial community. The event is hosted by the Keller Center and the Office of Technology Licensing,
Doudna is a pioneer in a new technique that makes it relatively easy to alter any organism’s DNA.
Brenner will present the Science of Cooking, a lecture that uses food and cooking to explain fundamental principles in applied physics and engineering.
Head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from 2002 to 2009, Gerberding will talk about healthcare availability and population health in resource-limited countries.
Horowitz will speak about how our understanding of space and time was revolutionized a hundred years ago by Einstein's discovery of his special and general theories of relativity. Topics will include major developments in our understanding of these fundamental concepts due to advances in string theory.