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STEP Lunchtime Seminar Series
The seminar series is co-sponsored with the Princeton Environmental Institute
(PDF Schedule)

Wallace Hall, Room 300
(12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m)
Lunch is provided starting at 11:45 a.m.

September 22, “My National Security Science Advice to the U.S. Government over the Last 50 Years”


Richard L. Garwin

Philip D. Reed Senior Fellow for Science and Technology at the Council on Foreign Relations and
IBM Fellow Emeritus at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center

September 29, “Health Research as a Tool for Humanitarian Diplomacy: The Case of Vaccines and Global Alliances”

Mark Miller

Associate Director for Research and Director, Division of International Epidemology and Population Studies, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health

October 6, “The Human Genome Project: How to Get Big Science Done?”

Arnold J. Levine

Visiting Professor in the School of Natural Sciences at the Institute for Advances Study and former President of the Rockefeller University

October 13, “GMO Regulation: The Challenge to World Trade Law”

Richard Stewart

John E. Sexton Professor of Law, and Director, Center on Environmental Land Use Law, New York University

October 20, “The President's Hydrogen Fuel Initiative”
Link to Paper

Steven Chalk

Program Manager, Office of Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Infrastructure, U.S. Department of Energy

October 27 - Fall Break

November 3, “The Stabilization Wedge: How to Solve the Greenhouse Warming Problem”

Stephen W. Pacala

Petrie Professor of Ecology, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University

November 10, “Global Welfare in Pharmaceutical Patent Policy”

Frederic M. Scherer
Aetna Professor Emeritus, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Center for Health and Wellbeing/STEP
4:15 p.m., 300 Wallace Hall

"Particles and Policy - Turning Science into Sausage:The Use of Scientific Evidence in Setting the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for Particulate Matter”

Jonathan Samet
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

November 17, “Of Genes and Genomes”

David Botstein

Anthony B. Evnin Professor of Genomics and Director of the Lewis-Sigler Institute of Integrative Genomics at Princeton University

November 24, “Science, Policy, and Politics: Some Lessons from GEMs, the Exxon Valdez, and PCBs in the Hudson River”

Daniel A. Abramowicz

Executive Vice President, Crown Holdings, Inc.

December 1, “Modeling the Role of Technology in Addressing Climate Change”

James A. (Jae) Edmonds

Chief Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, University of Maryland

December 8, “Decision Under Uncertainty for Climate Change Policy”

Mort D. Webster

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Policy, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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