Dr. Harold Varmus, president and CEO of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute in New York City, delivered the annual Atkinson Forum in American Studies April 30, 2007.

With an eye on the ever-growing field of genetic research, specifically in the fight against cancer, Varmus spoke about the tensions between religion, politics, and science in today's society.

The Atkinson Forum in American Studies is sponsored by David R. and Patricia D. Atkinson.

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