On May 12th, Dr. Alan E. Guttmacher, Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), delivered a special lecture titled, “The Human Genome: Opportunities for Contraceptive Research?”
The Sheldon Segal Lecture Series is a collaborative effort organized by the Population Council and the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole to honor the late Dr. Sheldon J. Segal, a leading authority on global population issues, family planning, reproductive and maternal health, and contraceptive technology. Shelly directed the research that led to the development of contraceptives used by more than 120 million women globally.
Monday, May 12, 2014
Abby Aldrich Hall, Rockefeller University
(where the Council’s Center for Biomedical Research is located)
1230 York Avenue (at 66th Street), New York City
5:30 PM: Reception with Dr. Guttmacher (hors d’oeuvres and drinks, Abby Lounge)
6:30 PM: Lecture (Caspary Auditorium)