October 21, 2005  


Human Rights of Scientists Award for Winick


Herman Winick (SSRL) and Zafra Lerman were awarded the 2005 Heinz R. Pagels Human Rights of Scientists Award on September 29 at the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS). Both activists have long fought for the rights of scientists—especially in the Middle East. Shown (l to r) are: Winick, assistant director and professor emeritus of SSRL, Ellis Rubinstein, President NYAS, Joe Birman, Chair of NYAS Committee on Human Rights and Prof. at the City University of New York, Zafra Lerman, Professor at Columbia College (Chicago) and Chair of the Subcommittee on Scientific Freedom and Human Rights of the American Chemical Society’s Committee on International Activities and Torsten Wiesel, Chairman, NYAS Board of Governors and 1981 Nobel Laureate in Physiology. For more information, see: the NYAS web site (www.nyas.org) and http://www.nyas.org/programs/award.asp











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