The American Academy of Arts and Science

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is pleased to invite you and your colleagues within the chemistry and biochemistry department to a panel discussion on how science impacts our society.

Scientific Advances and their Impact on Society will be held on Wednesday, October 21 at 6:00 p.m. in the Duane J. Roth Auditorium at the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine (La Jolla) with a reception to follow. Additional programmatic details and a link to register for this event can be found here:

This event will feature the following speakers: Gordon N. Gill (UCSD School of Medicine), Jonathan F. Fanton (American Academy of the Arts and Sciences), Lawrence Goldstein (UCSD School of Medicine, UC San Diego Stem Cell Program, Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine), John H. Evans (University of California, San Diego), Lisa Madlensky (University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center), and J. Craig Venter (Human Longevity, Inc.).

I hope that you find the attached invitation useful both as a reference for yourself and for sharing with students, faculty, and staff in your department. Thank you, for example, for sending this to any departmental listservs that you maintain, posting it on your departmental intranet, or including it in any newsletters you may produce for your department.

All participants are asked to register online at by Wednesday, October 7. For questions, please contact the Academy at

We hope that you will be able to join us for this event.


Courtney Mongell
Communications Associate
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
136 Irving Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
617.576.5004 (office)

Twitter: @americanacad


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