21stC: The World of Research at Columbia

Columbia University
in the City of New York

George Rupp, President

Published by the Office of the Provost

Jonathan R. Cole, Provost


Michael M. Crow, Vice Provost
William A. Polf, Deputy Vice President for External Relations and Strategic Programs, Health Sciences Division

Produced by the
Office of External Relations,
Health Sciences Division

Bonita Eaton Enochs, Editor in Chief
William B. Millard, Editor
Kristen Watson, Editorial Assistant
Virgil Renzulli, Consulting Editor

H Roberts Design:

Howard Roberts, Art Director and Designer
Helen Roberts, Senior Designer

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Special thanks:

Steven van Leeuwen, David Millman, Bill Chen, and Fuat Baran, Academic Information Systems

Andrew Lih, Center for New Media

John Schmitz and Roger Black,
The Interactive Bureau,
original website design

John Unsworth

Hua Wang, 21stC Web Assistant

Alex Shender, Kris Concepcion, Mike Lehman, and Jena Lee, Columbia Computer Science Central Research Facilities

Faculty Advisory Board:

O. Roger Anderson, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Evan Cornog, Journalism

Morton B. Friedman, Engineering

Eli Ginzberg, Economics

Kenneth K. Goldstein, Journalism

Eric Kandel, Physicians & Surgeons/
N.Y. State Psychiatric Institute/
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Kim Anne Kastens, Lamont-Doherty
Earth Observatory

Robert Pollack, Biological Sciences

Corinne H. Rieder, Harriman Institute

David J. Rothman, Physicians & Surgeons

E. R. Shipp, Journalism

Gary G. Sick, School of International and Public Affairs

Fritz Stern, History

Joseph F. Traub, Computer Science

Nicholas J. Turro, Chemistry

Nancy S. Wexler, Physicians & Surgeons/
N.Y. State Psychiatric Institute

Communications Advisory Board:

Meg Dooley, Development

Hannah Fairfield, University Public Affairs

John F. Kelly, Law

Faye S. Yates, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

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