Purpose

The R. Omar and Evelyn Rilett Family Life Sciences Lectures Series was established in 2007 by Evelyn Rilett, widow of R. Omar Rilett, to honor the Rilett Family. The purpose of the fund is to bring outstanding life scientists and lectures to Illinois State University for the benefit of the academic and local communities. Assets of this endowment are invested in the Illinois State University Endowment Investment Pool.

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R. Omar and Evelyn Rilett Family Life Sciences Lectures Series

R. Omar and Evelyn Rilett Family Life Sciences Lectures Series

2018

Joshua Rosenthal

Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole

Joshua Rosenthal’s lecture program

2017

John Smol

Queen’s University

John Smol’s lecture program

2016

David Schneider

Stanford University

David Schneider’s lecture program

2015

Andrea Graham

Princeton University

Andrea Graham’s lecture program

2014

Jan-Marino Ramirez

University of Washington

Jan-Marino Ramirez’s lecture program

2013

James Hanken

Harvard University

James Hanken’s lecture program

2012

Jack Kaplan

University of Illinois, Chicago

Jack Kaplan’s lecture program

2011

Cliff Tabin

Harvard University Medical School

Cliff Tabin’s lecture program

2010

Tyrone Hayes

University of California, Berkeley

Tyrone Hayes’s lecture program