Past Visiting Professorships


Dianna M. Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D.  
President George H.W. Bush Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director of the Division of Medical Genetics
Vice Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Medical School at Houston


Nancy Andrews, M.D., Ph.D.
Dean, Duke University School of Medicine


Judith Kimble, Ph.D.
Henry Vilas Professor, Biochemistry and Medical Genetics
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute  
University Lecture: "Stem Cells and RNA Regulation: Networks and Mechanism"  


Nancy Andrews, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Dean, Duke University School of Medicine
(Cancelled because of weather)


Joan S. Brugge, Ph.D.
Chair of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School
University Lecture: "Extracellular Matrix Regulation of Cell Survival and Metabolism"


Carol Greider, Ph.D.
Daniel Nathans Professor and Director of Molecular Biology and Genetics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
University Lecture: "Telomerase and the Consequences of Telomere Dysfunction"


Christine E. Seidman, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Genetics, Harvard Medical School, and Director of the Cardiovascular Genetics Service, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
University Lecture: "Human Cardiomyopathies: From Genes to Mechanisms"


Linda Buck, Ph.D.
UT Southwestern Medical Center alumna
Associate Director and Member of the Basic Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), and Affiliate Professor of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
University Lecture: "Unraveling Smell"


Carla J. Shatz, Ph.D.
Department Chair and Nathan Marsh Pusey Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
University Lecture: "Dynamic Interplay between Nature and Nurture in Brain Wiring during Development"


Beatrice Hahn, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
University Lecture: "Tracing the Origin of the AIDS Pandemic"


Pamela Bjorkman, Ph.D.
Executive Officer and Professor of Biology, HHMI, California Institute of Technology
University Lecture: "Immunoglobulin Receptor Structure and Function From Molecules to Cells"


Anna Lok, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of Clinical Hepatology, University of Michigan Medical Center
University Lecture: "Unraveling the many faces of Hepatitis B"


Mina Bissell, Ph.D.
Director, Life Science Division, Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory
University Lecture: "The Structural Basis of Tissue Specificity: The Role of the Extracellular Matrix in Normal and Malignant Breast Tissue"


Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D.
Professor of Basic Sciences, HHMI, University of Chicago
University Lecture:  "Beauty is Skin Deep: Mechanisms of Growth & Differentiation in the Skin"


Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California at San Francisco
University Lecture: "Cross-talk Between the Telomere and Telomerase: Implication for Cancer and Aging"


Flossie Wong-Staal, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Biology, University of California at San Diego
University Lecture: "HIV & AIDS: Towards a Cure"


Helen M. Blau, Ph.D.
Director of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine
University Lecture: "Differentiation and Growth Control in Myoblast: Application in Gene Therapy"