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Previous Cohen Lectures

The Department of Genetics is proud to have had the following lecturers present past Bernard Cohen Memorial Lecture in Genetics:

1987

Donald Brown, M.D.
Carnegie Institution of Washington

1988

Walter J. Gehring, Ph.D.
Biozentrum, University of Basel

1989

Raymond L. White, Ph.D.
University of Utah

1991

Steven L. McKnight, Ph.D.
Carnegie Institution of Washington

1992

Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco

1993

Janet D. Rowley, M.D.
University of Chicago

1994

Charles R. Scriver, O.C., M.D.C.M., F.R.S.
McGill University

1995

Peter N. Goodfellow, D. Phil., F.R.S.
Cambridge University

1996

Stuart H. Orkin, M.D.
Harvard Medical School

1997

Richard Axel, M.D.
Columbia University

1998

Bert Vogelstein, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University

1999

Philip Leder, M.D.
Harvard Medical School

2000

Joseph L. Goldstein, M.D
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

2001

Joan A. Steitz, Ph.D.
Yale University

2002

Jeffrey M. Friedman, Ph.D.
The Rockefeller Institute

2003

Richard P. Lifton, M.D., Ph.D.
Yale University School of Medicine

2004

Andrew Z. Fire, Ph.D.
Stanford University School of Medicine

2005

Sir Paul M. Nurse
The Rockefeller University

2006

Huda Y. Zoghbi, M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine

2007

Rudolf Jaenisch, M.D.
Whitehead Institute and Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2008

Robert A. Weinberg, Ph.D.
Whitehead Institute and Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2009

Michael Snyder, Ph.D.
Yale University

2010

Sean B. Carroll, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin

2012

Carol W. Greider, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University

2013

Mary-Claire King, Ph.D.
University of Washington