|Harold Varmus Director of the National Institutes of Health and co-winner of the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the
discovery of the cellular origin of retroviral oncogenes.
|J. Craig Venter|
|Molecular biologist; President of Celera Genomics,
who will attempt to sequence the human genome within three years.
|Philip W. Anderson|
|Princeton Professor Emeritus of Physics, Vice
Chaiman of the Santa fe Institute, and
winner of Nobel Prize in Physics in 1977 for
his work in superconductivity, author of
"A Career in Theoretical Physics" and
|IBM Reasearch scientist and author of "The Alien
IQ Test", "Time: A Traveler's Guide",
|Author of "Now and Then:From Coney Island to Here",
"Catch-22" , and others.|
|Executive Director of the Long Now Foundation, which is building a
millennial clock and library.
|Author of "Meditations from a Movable Chair", "Dancing
After Hours: Stories", others.
|Author of "The Man Who Loved Only Numbers", a biography
of mathematician Paul Erdös.
| Founding member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical
Research and Professor
of Biology at MIT ; author of "Racing to the
Beginning of the Road: The Search for the Origin
| Filmmaker; director of "Festival", "From Mao to Mozart",
|MIT Institute Professor Emeritus of Economics and Nobel
Prize winner (in Economics);
author of "Inflation, Unemployment, and Monetary
Policy" and more.
|J. Michael Bishop|
|Chancellor of UCSF and co-winner of the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering the cellular origin of retroviral