Lectures

Fact and Fiction about GMOs

March 08,2018

I will briefly describe the history of agriculture and plant breeding to show that the methods of GMO technology are safer. I will describe some of the GMO crop...

Climate Change: the reality and risks

March 08,2018

The vast majority of scientists believe that the changes in temperature and other weather patterns over the past half century are due to a changing climate and ...

Trust in Science: Examples from the Nobel Prize in Medicine 2005

March 08,2018

Today, millions of diabetics take human insulin produced by GMO bacteria. Nowadays we dont care what bacteria, or yeasts, or cells are making the hormone beca...

Science Fact Distorted: An Economist's Perspective

March 08,2018

There have always been controversies over scientific theories and the empirical studies to support them and especially so when those theories are used to suppor...

Convergent Bioscience: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Precision Medicine

March 08,2018

Dr. Steve A. Kay is an internationally recognized scientist on studies of genes and circadian rhythms. Dr. Kay had published more than 200 papers and was named ...

Effect of DNA Methylation Mediated Environment on the Genome Significance of Diagnosis and Treatment

March 08,2018

As chairman of the Pharmacological Fund Committee of the National Cancer Institute of Canada, he is responsible for the review and approval of new anti-cancer d...

Correlation and Application between Circadian Rhythm and Traditional Chinese Medicine

March 08,2018

In the past 25 years, our laboratory has been very interested in natural science, especially in the circadian rhythm. We find that all the creatures on the eart...

The Personalized Medicine Revolution: Are We Going to Cure all Diseases and at What Price?

March 06,2018

Many important drugs such as penicillin were discovered by serendipity. Other major drugs like the cholesterol-reducing statins were discovered using more advan...

Near misses and wrong turns on the path to breakthroughs

March 06,2018

The Greek statesman Solon, in 600 BC, advised King Croesus of Lydia, who considered himself the happiest man alive, to count no man happy until he be dead, ca...

A Solid Working Hypothesis, Endurance, and Some Disregards of Your Peers as Trailblazers for Serendi

March 06,2018

During my scientific career a major theme was the potential role of infectious events in human carcinogenesis. During my first 3 years working in an Insti...
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