Dean’s Lecture Series

Ernst Knobil Distinguished Lecture, Ron Evans

Ernst Knobil Distinguished Lecture, Ron Evans

The Dean’s Lecture Series at the McGovern Medical School was established in 1983 to promote and encourage professional development and spark collaborative interest.  Sponsored by the Research Committee, each year eminent scientists across various scientific disciplines are invited to present their work. Lecture topics range from basic science research to patient care topics.

FY 2019

John Ioannidis, M.D., DS.c.
C.F. Rehnborg Chair in Disease Prevention
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Health Research and Policy
Professor of Biomedical Data Science
Stanford University School of Medicine
Professor of Statistics
Stanford University School of Humanities and Sciences
Co-Director, Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford (METRICS)
“Research practices for reproducible and useful scientific investigation”
October 9, 2018, 1:35 p.m.
Annual McGovern Medical School Research Retreat
IMM, 1825 Pressler, Houston, Texas 77030

Michael Young, Ph.D.
Nobel Laureate
Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor
Vice President for Academic Affairs
The Rockefeller University
“Genes controlling sleep and circadian rhythms”
March 6, 2019, MSB 3.001

FY 2018

Hiromitsu Nakauchi, Ph.D.
Stanford University

Richard Morimoto, Ph.D.
Northwestern University

FY 2017

Michael Rosen, Ph.D.
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

Keith Klugman, MBBCH, Ph.D.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

FY 2016

Darcy Krueger, M.D., Ph.D.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Richard Sidman, M.D.
Harvard Medical School

FY 2015

Darwin Prockop, M.D., Ph.D.
Texas A & M Health Science Center

Morgan Sheng, Ph.D.
The Broad Institute MIT

Michael Gazzaniga, Ph.D.
University of California, Santa Barbara

FY 2014

Dianna Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D.
McGovern Medical School

FY 2013

Joseph Takahashi, Ph.D.
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

Arnold Levine, Ph.D.
Institute for Advanced Study

FY 2012

Salih Wakil, Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine

Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D.
The Rockefeller University

Herbert Fred, MD, MACP
McGovern Medical School

FY 2011

Ellen Vitetta, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Texas Southwestern

Mortimer Mishkin, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health

Doug Wallace, Ph.D.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

FY 2010

Mitchell Lazar, M.D., Ph.D.,
University of Pennsylvania

FY 2009

Marshall Nirenberg, Ph.D.,
National, Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

David Russell, Ph.D.
UT Southwestern Medical Center

FY 2008

Gerald Edelman, M.D., Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School

Huda Zogbhi, M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine

Daniel Hale, M.D.
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

FY 2007

Carla Shatz, Ph.D.
Stanford University

Christine Seidman, M.D.
Harvard Medical School

Mark Bear, Ph.D.
The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory

FY 2006

Christopher Miller, Ph.D.
Brandeis University

James Rothman, Ph.D.
Yale University

FY 2005

Dame Julia Polak, M.D.
Imperial College, London

Allen Cowley, Jr., Ph.D.
Medical College of Wisconsin

C. David Allis, Ph.D.
The Rockefeller University

Randy Schekman, Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley

FY 2004

Victor Mckusick, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University and Hospital

Eric Boerwinkle, Ph.D.
University of Texas School of Public Health

Neal Lane, Ph.D.
Rice University

FY 2003

Owen Witte, M.D.
University of California, Los Angeles

Susan Amara, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Mental Health

Matthew Scott, Ph.D.
Stanford University School of Medicine

FY 2002

Peter Libby, M.D.
Harvard Medical School

A. James Hudspeth, M.D., Ph.D.
The Rockefeller University

FY 2001

David Sabatini, M.D., Ph.D.
New York University School of Medicine

Ron Evans, Ph.D.
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Bruce Stillman, Ph.D.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

FY 2000

Ferid Murad, M.D., Ph.D.
George Washington University

Patricia K. Donahoe, M.D.
Harvard Medical School

Eric N. Olson, Ph.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

FY 1999

Günter Blobel, M.D., Ph.D.
The Rockfeller University

Joan A. Steitz, Ph.D.
Yale University School of Medicine

Michael J. Welsh, M.D.
University of Iowa College of Medicine

Alfred G. Gilman, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

FY 1998

Robert J. Lefkowitz, M.D.
Duke University Medical Center

Brigid L. M. Hogan, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Story Landis, Ph.D.
Allen Institute

Judah Folkman, M.D.
Harvard Medical School

FY 1997

Stanley G. Schultz, M.D.
McGovern Medical School

L. Maximillian Buja, M.D.
McGovern Medical School

Bert W. O’Malley, M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine

John Mendelsohn, M.D.
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Kenneth K. Wu, M.D.
McGovern Medical School

Christian R. H. Raetz, M.D., Ph.D.
Duke University Medical Center

Ernst Knobil, Ph.D.
McGovern Medical School

Mario R. Capecchi, Ph.D.
University of Utah

FY 1990

Samuel Kaplan, Ph.D.
McGovern Medical School

FY 1988

John H. Byrne, Ph.D.
McGovern Medical School

FY 1987

G. Barry Pierce, M.D.
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

FY 1984

Jean D. Wilson, M.D.
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas