Some of the finest scientists in the world have given public lectures in the Shirley Boyde Memorial Lecture Series.

Dr. John Craig Venter
Founder, Chairman, and President of the J Craig Venter Institute
March 15, 2012 From Reading to Writing the Genetic Code
Professor Sir Alec Jeffrey
Professor of Genetics and the Royal Society Wolfson Research Professor, The University of Leicester, UK
Feburary 19, 2008 Genetic Fingerprinting and Beyond
Professor Sir David Lane
Executive Director, The Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), Singapore;
Chair, Department of Surgery and Molecular Oncology, University of Dundee, UK
January 29, 2007 Curing Cancer
Professor Sir Paul Nurse
President, The Rockefeller University, New York, USA;
2001 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
September 26, 2005 The Great Ideas of Biology
Dr. Sydney Brenner
Founder and President The Molecular Sciences Institute Berkeley, California;
2002 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
June 28, 2001 Inverse Genetics