Navigation Links
Leaders in Science Join Upcoming Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Oldest Science Foundation in America

TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Corporation for Science Advancement (, the oldest foundation in the United States devoted wholly to science, and the second-oldest overall (after the Carnegie Corporation), today announced the members of its Honorary Centennial Observance Committee. The Committee, which will help celebrate the foundation's 100th Anniversary in 2012, is comprised of some of the most renowned leaders in science, scientific research, and science policy and advocacy in America. They include the following:

Honorary Centennial Observance Committee Co-Chairs:

  • Ralph Cicerone – President of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Charles Vest – President of the National Academy of Engineering

Honorary Centennial Observance Committee

  • Bruce Alberts – Editor-in-Chief of Science; former President of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Paula S. Apsel – Senior Executive Producer of PBS's "NOVA" and NOVA scienceNOW
  • Norman R. Augustine – former Undersecretary of the U.S. Army; former President and CEO of Lockheed Martin; leader of the "Gathering Storm" Initiative
  • Larry Bock – Executive Director of the USA Science & Engineering Festival
  • Don V. Budinger – Founder and Former President of Rodel, Inc.; Chair of the Rodel Foundations
  • Ursula M. Burns – Chairman and CEO of Xerox Corporation
  • Thomas R. Cech – 1989 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry; Distinguished Professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder; former President of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Vicki Chandler – Chief Science Program Officer of the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation; former Director of the Bio5 Institute at the University of Arizona
  • Mariette DiChristina – Editor in Chief of Scientific American
  • Ira Flatow – Producer and Host of NPR's "Science Friday"
  • The Honorable Ralph Hall – United States Representative from Texas; Chairman of the House Science and Technology Committee
  • William Harris – CEO of Science Foundation Arizona
  • Dudley Herschbach – 1986 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry; Frank B. Baird, Jr. Professor of Science at Harvard University
  • Shirley Ann Jackson – President of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Alan I. Leshner – President and CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Shirley M. Malcom – Director of Science Education for the American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Corey S. Powell – Editor-in-Chief of Discover
  • Ellis Rubenstein – President & CEO of The New York Academy of Sciences
  • Janet Zucker – Film Producer; Founding Member and Principal Partner in Mann Management
  • Jerry Zucker – Film Director & Producer

Centennial activities scheduled for 2012 will kick off with a celebration in February in Tucson, AZ, where the foundation is based, and continue with a Gala in Washington, DC in March, at which science leaders and policymakers from across the country will gather. Centennial events will continue with additional activities across the country in the year-long celebration.


SOURCE Research Corporation for Science Advancement
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority Rolls Out First Phase of Strategic Refocus With Appointment of Four Key Leaders in The Bioscience Industry to Its Board of Directors
2. BioCrossroads Awards Indiana Life Sciences Leaders
3. vRad Adds White House Fellow, Dr. Pat Basu, to Its Leadership Teams
4. New supercomputer to boost Rensselaer leadership in high-performance computing
5. From Leadership to Legal Issues, NineSigma Shares Best Practices in an Authoritative Guide to Open Innovation and CrowdSourcing
6. RPS Continues Expansion of Global Clinical, Regulatory, Medical, and Operational Leadership
7. Tengion Announces Leadership Transition
8. OncoSec Announces Clinical Leadership Appointments
9. Genentech and Novartis Remain Image Leaders in Oncology and Hematology
10. OncoSec Announces Leadership Team Appointments
11. 2011 National Ergonomics Conference and Expo (ErgoExpo) Announces HP, CDC, VPPPA Leaders to Keynote; Expo on Pace to Sell Out
Post Your Comments:
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... Matthew “Tex” VerMilyea, PhD, HCLD, has joined Texas ... oversee all IVF lab procedures as well as continue his research efforts into the ... miles to Auckland, New Zealand to bring home a High Complexity Clinical Laboratory Director ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... ... announced the opening of a new core patient care hub with the opening of ... are part of GSCG’s expansion efforts in Latin America. , Both the Arica and ... from around the world. , The clinics will be headed by Victor Perez, M.D. and ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... HOLLISTON, Mass. , Nov. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... HART ), a biotechnology company developing bioengineered ... has received written notification from The NASDAQ Stock ... minimum bid price requirements. The letter noted that ... of HART,s common stock having exceeded $1.00 per ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI), the genomics-based, technology-driven ... Genomics, Inc., a leading genome informatics company offering highly ... The San Diego -based company has ... and Co-founder, Ashley Van Zeeland , Ph.D., who is ... of the deal were not disclosed. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:10/27/2015)... October 27, 2015 Munich, ... Gaze Mapping technology (ASGM) automatically maps data from mobile ... Glasses , so that they can be quantitatively ... Munich, Germany , October 28-29, 2015. ... data from mobile eye tracking videos created with ...
(Date:10/26/2015)... LAS VEGAS , Oct. 26, 2015 ... an innovator in modern authentication and a founding member ... launch of its latest version of the Nok Nok™ ... to use standards-based authentication that supports existing and emerging ... Suite is ideal for organizations deploying customer-facing applications that ...
(Date:10/23/2015)... California , October 23, 2015 ... (SMI) announce a mobile plug and play integration of ... real-world tasks SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI) present ... wearable solutions for eye tracking and physiological data registration. ... SMI Eye Tracking Glasses 2w and physiological ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):