Rowley to Deliver Nuveen Lecture, January 25
Dr. Janet Davison Rowley, the Blum-Riese Distinguished Service Professor at the University's medical center, has been selected to deliver the 2005 John Nuveen Lecture. Dr. Rowley has received such honors as the Lasker Award and the National Medal of Science—the nation's highest scientific honor—for her work in cancer research. A member of the President's Council on Bioethics, she is actively working with the states of Illinois and California to draft guidelines for HES, human embryonic stem cell research. Her Nuveen Lecture is titled "Embryonic Stem Cell Research: Ethics in the Midst of Scientific Turmoil."
Rowley will deliver the Nuveen Lecture on Wednesday, January 25, at 4:00 p.m. in Swift Lecture Hall (1025 East 58th Street). This event is free and open to the public. For more information, or special needs assistance, please contact Terren Ilana Wein at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773-702-8230.