The select symposium - to be held Nov. 17-19 in Irvine, Calif. -- is the National Academy of Science's premiere activity for distinguished young scientists. It brings the researchers together to explore innovative research ideas across a wide variety of fields and to develop new networks that will serve them as they progress in their careers.
Program topics this year will include viruses and cancer, molecules that should not exist, nanotoxicology, quantum mechanics in macroscopic systems, finding extraterrestrial life near and far, catalyzing behavioral change, and other cutting-edge subjects.
Symposium attendees include recipients of prestigious fellowships, awards and other honors. In the past 22 years, more than 100 participants have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Eight have been awarded Nobel prizes.
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