The Green Room

with Dorian

Guests from August 2001

Sir Robert May
President of the Royal Society , Professor in the Department of Zoology at Oxford University, Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Government and Head of the UK Office of Science and Technology. His current scientific interests include immunology,new ideas in nonlinear forecasting, and theoretical and empirical studies of epidemiology. Dr. May will discuss policy matters and current interests.
P. Roy Vagelos
Scientist, physician and former Chairman and CEO of Merck discusses his experiences in science, the pharmaceutical industry, and philanthropy.
P.J.E. Peebles (rerun from archives)
Princeton University's Albert Einstein Professor of Science Emeritus, cosmologist, and expert in cosmic background radiation.
Bruce Ames
Just how dangerous are most environmantal risks? University of California,Berkeley Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and oft-times critic of the EPA Dr. Ames airs his opinions. Dr. Ames' main area of research interest is in identifying the important mutagens damaging human DNA, the defenses protecting us from them, and the consequences of DNA damage for cancer and aging. He is also the inventor of the Ames Test.

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