Storer Lectureship Archive 1980-1989

October 26, 1989
The Oxygen Problem: Factors Controlling Nitrogenase Activity in Frankia in Symbiosis and In Vitro

Presenter: John G. Torrey, Harvard University

October 25, 1989
A Biologist Looks at Some Ethical Considerations in the Workplace

Presenter: John G. Torrey, Harvard University

October 23, 1989
Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation by Actinomycete-Nodulated Trees and Shrubs

Presenter: John G. Torrey, Harvard University

October 20, 1988
Surviving in the Desert: Why Ants Run the Risk of Getting Overheated

Presenter: Rudiger Wehner, University of Zurich

October 18, 1988
Insect Vision: A Panoramic View of the World

Presenter: Rudiger Wehner, University of Zurich

October 17, 1988
Ant Navigation: How Small Brains Solve Complex Tasks

Presenter: Rudiger Wehner, University of Zurich

April 14, 1988
Interactions in Simple Communities

Presenter: John L. Harper, University College of North Wales

April 12, 1988
A Reductionist in an Ecosystem

Presenter: John L. Harper, University College of North Wales

April 11, 1988
The Modular Organism

Presenter: John L. Harper, University College of North Wales

January 20, 1988
Molecular Architecture and Construction of a Cholinergic Synapse

Presenter: Jean-Pierre Changeux, Pasteur Institute

January 19, 1988
From the Epigenesis of Neural Networks to Mental Darwinism

Presenter: Jean-Pierre Changeux, Pasteur Institute

January 15, 1988
The Acetylcholine Receptor: A Membrane-Bound Allosteric Protein

Presenter: Jean-Pierre Changeux, Pasteur Institute

November 12, 1987
Prevention and Treatment of AIDS and HIV Related Diseases

Presenter: Jean-Claude Chermann, Pasteur Institute

November 11, 1987
Is CD4 the Only Receptor for HIV?

Presenter: Jean-Claude Chermann, Pasteur Institute

November 10, 1987
The Human Immunodeficiency Viruses as Cause of Aids and Associated Diseases

Presenter: Jean-Claude Chermann, Pasteur Institute

March 4, 1987
Cell Adhesion Molecules and the Regulation of Animal Form

Presenter: Gerald Edelman, The Rockefeller University, New York 

March 4, 1987
Neural Darwinism: The Theory of Neuronal Group Selection

Presenter: Gerald Edelman, The Rockefeller University, New York 

December 4, 1986
Militarization of Academic Science

Presenter: Aldo Carl Leopold

December 3, 1986
Life in the Dry State: The Physiology of Seeds

Presenter: Aldo Carl Leopold

December 1, 1986
The Act of Creation: Creativity and Science

Presenter: Aldo Carl Leopold

April 24, 1986
Did Darwin Get it Wrong? 

Presenter: John Maynard Smith, University of Sussex

April 22, 1986
The Origin of Life

Presenter: John Maynard Smith, University of Sussex

April 21, 1986
On the Origin of Recombination

Presenter: John Maynard Smith, University of Sussex

October 10, 1985
From Simplicity to Complexity in the Study of Insect Populations - Part II

Presenter: Michael P. Hassell, Imperial College at Silwood Park

October 9, 1985
Natural Enemies and the Regulation of Insect Populations

Presenter: Michael P. Hassell, Imperial College at Silwood Park

October 8, 1985
From Simplicity to Complexity in the Study of Insect Populations - Part I

Presenter: Michael P. Hassell, Imperial College at Silwood Park

May 8, 1985
Physiological Sciences

Presenter: Geoffrey M. Ole Maloiy, University of Nairobi

April 8, 1985
Why Do Birds Sing?

Presenter: John. R Krebs, Earl Grey Institute of Field Ornithology

April 4, 1985
Field and Laboratory Studies of Foraging Behavior

Presenter: John. R Krebs, Earl Grey Institute of Field Ornithology

April 3, 1985
Animals As Careful Shoppers

Presenter: John. R Krebs, Earl Grey Institute of Field Ornithology

December 6, 1984
Nitrogen Fixation of a Legume as Affected by Association with a Non-Legume

Presenter: Maurice Fried, National Academy of Sciences

December 5, 1984
Minimizing Food Production Costs Through Isotope Aided Research

Presenter: Maurice Fried, National Academy of Sciences

December 4, 1984
Biological Nitrogen Fixation By Food Legumes-A Blueprint For a Low-Cost Contribution to the Food Supply in Developing Countries

Presenter: Maurice Fried, National Academy of Sciences

April 26, 1984
Cellular Oncogenes: Pathways to Carcinogenesis

Presenter: Michael Bishop, University of California, San Francisco

April 26, 1984
Infuriating Tensions: Science and the Medical Student

Presenter: Michael Bishop, University of California, San Francisco

April 25, 1984
Retroviruses: Designs for Carcinogenesis

Presenter: Michael Bishop, University of California, San Francisco

February 15, 1984
Protein Interactions on Erythrocyte Membranes and on Coated Vesicles

Presenter: Daniel Branton, Harvard University

February 14, 1984
Membrane-Protein Interactions and Erythrocyte Shape

Presenter: Daniel Branton, Harvard University

February 13, 1984
Cellular Compartments and their Interactions with the Cytoskeleton

Presenter: Daniel Branton, Harvard University

October 18, 1983
On the Nature of Avain Photorefractoriness

Presenter: Donald S. Farner, University of Washington

October 17, 1983
Control of the Annual Cycle of a Migratory Avian Species

Presenter: Donald S. Farner, University of Washington

October 13, 1983
Avian Photoperiodism: Six Centuries - Six Decades

Presenter: Donald S. Farner, University of Washington

January 11, 1983
Classical Conditioning: Insights into the Relationship Between Associative and Nonassociative Learning

Presenter: Eric R. Kandel, Colombia University

January 10, 1983
Sensitization: Toward a Molecular Biology of a Simple Form of Learning

Presenter: Eric R. Kandel, Colombia University

January 6, 1983
Habituation: The Relationship of Short to Long-Term Memory

Presenter: Eric R. Kandel, Colombia University

October 18, 1982
Origin of the Apes

Presenter: Richard E. Leakey, National Museums of Kenya

October 13, 1982
A Review of the Fossil Record From Africa

Presenter: Richard E. Leakey, National Museums of Kenya

October 11, 1982
Why African Genesis

Presenter: Richard E. Leakey, National Museums of Kenya

May 19, 1982
The Green Revolution and Our Role in Feeding the World

Presenter: Glenn W. Burton, University of Georgia

May 13, 1982
Meeting Human Needs Through Plant Breeding

Presenter: Glenn W. Burton, University of Georgia

May 11, 1982
Food Resources in the Plant Kingdom

Presenter: Glenn W. Burton, University of Georgia

October 27, 1981
Nutrition: From Myth and Magic to Science

Presenter: Alfred E. Harper, University of Wisconsin-Madison

October 22, 1981
Malnutrition and the Food and Population Imbalance

Presenter: Alfred E. Harper, University of Wisconsin-Madison

October 20, 1981
National Nutrition Policy and Dietary Guidelines for the Public

Presenter: Alfred E. Harper, University of Wisconsin-Madison

March 5, 1981
Moral Systems From Now On: Will Biological Knowledge be Useful?

Presenter: Richard Alexander, University of Michigan

March 3, 1981
The Natural History of Ethics: Ethical Egoism Modified; Moral Systems as Viewed by Philosophers, Social Scientists and Theologians and the Consistency and Inconsistencies of These Views with Biology

Presenter: Richard Alexander, University of Michigan

February 26, 1981
Conflicts of Interest: Their Biological Basis, Their Central Role in the Structure of Moral Systems and Their Manner of Resolution in Different Circumstances and Societies

Presenter: Richard Alexander, University of Michigan

January 27, 1981
Mount Everest and Beyond, Breathing Air

Presenter: Pierre Dejours, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

January 22, 1981
Ecophysiology of Crayfish Breathing and Hemolymph Acid-Base Balance

Presenter: Pierre Dejours, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

January 21, 1981
Water and Air as Ambient Media: Physiological Consequences

Presenter: Pierre Dejours, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

October 30, 1980
Genes, Dreams, and Phonemes

Presenter: Colin Blakemore, University Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford

October 28, 1980
Representations in the Brain

Presenter: Colin Blakemore, University Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford

October 27, 1980
From Quata to Contour

Presenter: Colin Blakemore, University Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford

May 14, 1980
Variations in Human Cerebral Asymmetry

Presenter: Jerre Levy, University of Chicago

May 12, 1980
The Evolution and Development of Cerebral Asymmetry

Presenter: Jerre Levy, University of Chicago

May 7, 1980
The Asymmetry of the Human Brain

Presenter: Jerre Levy, University of Chicago

May 5, 1980
Genetics, Psychology, and Neurology and Psychology

Presenter: Jerre Levy, University of Chicago

April 16, 1980
Medical Biological Chemistry

Presenter: George E. Palade, Yale Medical School

February 4, 1980
Wildlife and Fisheries Biology

Presenter: John F. Eisenberg, Smithsonian Institution