Previous Hendricks Lecturers
New Opportunities for Sustainable Food Production from the Chemical Science of Agriculture
John A. Pickett, Michael Elliott Distinguished Research Fellow, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, England
How to Eat a Plant—Phytochemical Detoxification in Bees vs Butterflies
May R. Berenbaum, Department of Entomology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Insect Herbivore Pest Management With Chemical Ecology
James H. Tumlinson, Ralph O. Mumma, Professor of Entomology, Pennsylvania State University
Role of innovation in addressing the challenges facing global agriculture
Robert T. Fraley, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Monsanto
Arriving at the Truth: Weight of Evidence for Assessing Risks of Agrochemicals
Keith R Solomon, Professor Emeritus, Centre for Toxicology, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph
Fifty Years of Smelling Sulfur: From Allium Chemistry to Olfactory Detection of Sulfur Compounds
Eric Block, Carla Rizzo Delray Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at the University at Albany, State University of New York
Applying Advances in Chemistry to Benefit Developing World Agriculture
Deborah Delmer, Professor Emeritus, College of Biological Sciences, University of California at Davis, Davis, California
Development of Cellulosic Biofuels
Chris R. Somerville, Director, Energy Biosciences Institute, University of California, Berkeley
Biomanufacture of Nanoparticle Vaccines in Plants
Charles J. Arntzen, Florence Ely Nelson Presidential Endowed Chair and The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
A Nutritional Odyssey: From Famine to Feast, Can Science and Policy Solve the Dilemma?
Fergus M. Clydesdale, Distinguished Professor and Head of the Department of Food Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Why Cellulosic Ethanol is Nearer than You Think: Creating the Biofuels Future
Bruce E. Dale, Biomass Conversion Research Lab at Michigan State University
Synthetic Prions, Mad Cow, and Scientific Heresy
Stanley B. Prusiner, Nobel Laureate and Professor of Neurology and Biochemistry, University of California, San Francisco.
Grand Challenges and Opportunities in the Environmental Sciences: The Importance of Basic Research and Technology
Donald L. Sparks, S. Hallock du Pont Endowed Chair and Chairman of the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, the University of Delaware.
Moving Food Safety Concepts into the 21st Century: Learning to Describe, Manage, and Even Enjoy Biological Variability
Robert L. Buchanan, Director, Office of Science, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
Tribute Honoring the Lifetime Achievements and Contributions of Kriton Hatzios
Kriton K. Hatzios, Head, Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, and Associate Dean for Research, Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
From Soybeans to Lectins: A Trail of Research Revisited
Irvin E. Liener, Professor Emeritus, Biochemistry Department, University of Minnesota.
Structure, Function and Metabolism of Insect Steroids
Malcolm J. Thompson, Insect Physiology Laboratory, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research Service (retired).
Lessons from Nature Point the Way to Environmentally Friendly Methods for Crop Protection
William S. Bowers, Professor, Department of Entomology, University of Arizona.
Integration of Biotechnology into Agricultural Chemistry
Bruce D. Hammock, Professor, Department of Entomology, University of California at Davis.
Martin Beroza, Chief, Organic Chemicals Synthesis Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service.
Ernest Hodgson, Head, Department of Toxicology, North Carolina State University.
Hugh D. Sisler, Professor Emeritus, Department of Plant Biology, University of Maryland.
Winslow R. Briggs, Director Emeritus, Department of Plant Biology, Carnegie Institution of Washington.
Wendell L. Roelofs, Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor of Insect Biochemistry, Cornell University
Philip H. Abelson, Deputy Editor, Science, and Scientific Advisor to AAAS.
John E. Casida, Professor of Chemistry and Toxicology, University of California at Berkeley.
Peter S. Eagleson, Professor of Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Roy L. Whistler, Emeritus Professor of Purdue University.
Sanford A. Miller, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Bruce N. Ames, Chairman, Department of Biochemistry, University of California at Berkeley.
Mary-Dell Chilton, Director of Biotechnology Research for Ciba-Geigy Corporation, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
Ralph Hardy, President, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Sciences, Cornell University, and Deputy Chairman, BioTechnica International.
Alan Putnam, Professor, Department of Horticulture and Pesticide Research Center, Michigan State University.
Frederick Ausubel, Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital.
Melvin Calvin, Nobel Laureate and University Professor of Chemistry, University of California at Berkeley.
Warren L. Butler, Professor of Biology and Past Chairman, Biology Department, University of California at San Diego.
Norman E. Borlaug, Nobel Laureate and Director of International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Mexico City.