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BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Watkins Visiting Professorship

The Watkins Visiting Professorship was created in 1974 by a grant from the Watkins Foundation. E. A. Watkins was vice president of the Union National Bank, Wichita, in 1936 when he acquired a small iron foundry and wholesale hardware firm that he built into Watkins, Inc., a major steel fabrication and industrial supply company. His son, E. Leon Watkins, a 1936 University alumnus, succeeded his father as president of the firm. After Leon Watkins death in 1971, his widow, Roberta - who also is a WSU alumna - announced that the Watkins' Foundation board of trustees had determined that "the sole project of the foundation shall be the support of the Watkins visiting Professorship at Wichita State University. The departments of biological sciences, chemistry, geology, and physics share the professorship.

 

Lecturers

arrow Dr. Naida Loskutoff, October 16 and 17, 2007

arrow Dr. Massimo Pigliucci, February 26 and 27, 2007

arrow Dr. Rick Karban, November 2 and 3, 2005

arrow Dr. Food Doolittle, September 20 and 21, 2004

arrow Dr. Clyde Snow, April 28 and 29, 2004

arrow Dr. Ricki Lewis, October 14 and 15, 2003

arrow Dr. Niles Eldredge, October 9 and 10, 2001

arrow Dr. Alan Feduccia, October 31 and November 1, 2001

arrow Dr. Stuart Sealfon, October 7 and 8, 2002

arrow Dr. William Hurlbut, October 23 and 24, 2002

 

Ungar, Georges

Baylor College of Medicine

December/1975

Morrison, John F.

John Curtin

April/1977

Rich, Alexander

Massachusetts Inst. Of Technology

February/1978

Katz, J. Lawrence

Rensselaer polytechnic Institute

March/1978

Stebbins, Robert C.

University of California

March/1978

Finegold, Leonard X.

Drexel University

April/1978

Kaltenbach, Jane C.

Mount Holyoke College

April/1978

Brown Jr., Frank A.

Marine Biological Lab

April/1978

Green, Elmer E.

Menninger Foundation

May/1978

Vallee, Bert L.

Harvard Medical School

May/1978

Gray, Harry Barkus

California Institute of Technology

December/1978

Tobias, Cornelius A.

University of California

December/1978

Hopfield, John J.

Princeton University

February/1979

Northcutt, R. Glenn

University of Michigan

March/1979

Crothers, Donald M.

Yale University

March/1979

Moss, Gerald

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

April/1979

Suyama, Yoshitaka

University of Pennsylvania

May/1979

Simberloff, Daniel

Florida State University

September/1979

Chargaff, Erwin

Columbia University

November/1979

Cameron, A. G. W.

Harvard College Observatory

December/1979

Kaplan, Nathan O.

University of California

March/1980

Gunsalus, I. C.

University of Illinois

April/1980

Frauenfelder, Hans

University of Illinois

May/1980

Calvin, Melvin

University of California

November/1980

Blumberg, William E.

Bell Laboratories

November/1980

Hoffman, Brian M.

Northwestern University

April/1981

Woodwell, George M.

Marine Biology Lab

May/1981

Hutchinson, Franklin

Yale University

August/1981

Hood, Leroy E.

California Inst. Of Tech.

September/1981

Fox, Sidney W.

National Foundation for Cancer Research

November/1981

Feher, George

University of California

November/1981

Schimmel, Paul

Mass. Institute of Tech.

November/1981

Leonard, N. J.

School of Chemical Sciences

March/1982

Smith, Hobart M.

University of Colorado

March/1982

Beidler, Lloyd

Florida State University

April/1982

Lehninger, Albert L.

Johns Hopkins University

November/1982

Wilkins, Maurice

Emeritus Prof. of Biophysics

November/1982

Margulis, Lynn

Boston University

March/1983

Klotz, Irving M.

Northwest University

April/1983

Olson, Everett C.

University of California

April/1983

Eichhorn, Gunther

National Institutes of Health

October/1983

Karl Djerassi Stanford University

April/1990

Stephen Gould Harvard University

October/1990

Lawrence Hurley University of Texas

December/1990

Elias Greenbaum Oak Ridge National Laboratory

January/1991

Richard Wolfenden University of North Carolina School of Medicine

March/1991

Thomas Spelsburg Mayo Clinic

April/1991

Kolff, Willem Johan

University of Utah

Septembr/1991

Marshall, Garland R.

Washington University School of Medicine

April/1992

Borchardt, Ronald T.

University of Kansas

April/1992

Powers, Linda S.

Utah State University

April/1992

Valentine, Joan Selverstone

University of California

October/1992

Wolynes, Peter G.

University of Illinois

February/1993

Hubbard, Ruth

Harvard University

March/1993

Simpson, Evan R.

University of Texas

April/1993

Krantz, Allen

Syntex Research, Canada

April/1993

Karplus, Martin

Harvard University

May/1993

Hauptman, Herbert

Medical Foundation of Buffalo

October/1993

Eldredge, Niles

American Museum of Natural History

October/1993

Karger, Barry L.

Northeastern University

November/1993

Bakker, Robert

University of Colorado

April/1994

Ratner, Buddy D.

University of Washington

April/1994

Sessler, Jonathon

University of Texas

October/1994

Crow, James F.

University of Wisconsin

January/1995

Hendee, William R.

Medical College of Wisconsin

March/1995

Lipscomb Jr., William

Harvard University

April/1995

Olson, Eric

University of Texas

April/1995

Martin, Yvonne C.

Abbott Laboratories

April/1995

Luther Williams National Science Foundation

February/1996

Keith Solomon University of Guelph

February/1996

Leroy Hood University of Washington
School of Medicine

March/1996

Arnold Arons Univesity of Washington

April/1996

Shelia Tobias Author

April/1996

Richard Alley Pennsylvania State University

March/1997

Fred MacKenzie University of Hawaii

March/1997

Robert Berner Yale University

April/1997

Daniel B. Botkin George Mason University

April/1997

Julius Rebek Scripps Research Institute

November/1997

Robert Ginsburg University of Miami

December/1997

Robert M. Bigsby Indiana University School of Medicine

March/1998

H. Leon Bradlow Rockefeller University

March/1998

Theo Colborn World Wildlife Fund

March/1998

Robert J. Kavlock National Health & Environmental Effects Research Laboratory

March/1998

Dolores Lamb Baylor College of Medicine

March/1998

Joachim Liehr Stehlin Foundation for Cancer Research

March/1998

Daniel M. Sheehan National Center for Toxicological Research

March/1998

Ana M. Soto Tufts Unviersity School of Medicine

March/1998

Frederick S. Vom Saal University of Missouri

March/1998

William Rathje Arizona Garbage Project

March/1999

Inder Verma Salk Institute

April/1999

Robert Ballard Institute for Exploration

September/1999

Colleen Cavanaugh Harvard University

October/1999

Peter Glynn University of Miami

November/1999

 

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