THE SCIENCE OF CONSCIOUSNESS
April 25-30, 2016 - Tucson
Monday Evening, April 25, 2016
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
Super Genes – Can Consciousness Guide Evolution?
In their new book 'Super-Genes - Unlock the Astonishing Power of Your DNA for Optimum Health and Well-Being',
Deepak Chopra and Rudy Tanzi tell of the technological revolution which has revealed the human genome to be dynamic, with myriad modifiable activities governing our bodies and health. A profound discovery has been that we can alter expression of thousands of genes through mindful techniques and healthy lifestyle management. Harvard genetics professor and leading authority in Alzheimer's disease, Rudy Tanzi will show how genes work, how they mutate and go bad, and how they can be altered in positive ways. Physician and spiritual leader Deepak Chopra will discuss and lead meditation and lifestyle techniques shown to positively alter genetic expression.
Deepak Chopra, M.D. Rudy Tanzi, PhD
Internist/Endocrinologist Professor of Neurology, Endowed Chair
New York Times Bestselling Author Joseph R. and Rose F. Kennedy Endowed Chair in Neurology
Founder, The Chopra Foundation and Mental Retardation, Harvard University
DEEPAK CHOPRA MD, FACP, founder of The Chopra Foundation and co-founder of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation, and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.
Chopra is known as a prolific author of more than 80 books with 22 New York Times best sellers in both fiction and nonfiction. A global force in the field of human empowerment, Dr. Chopra’s books have been published in more than 43 languages. His New York Times bestseller “Peace Is the Way “ received the Religion and Spirituality Quill Award in 2005, and “The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life” was awarded the Grand Prize in the 2005 Nautilus Awards. His latest New York Times bestsellers include "What Are You Hungry For: The Chopra Solution to Permanent Weight Loss, Well-Being, and Lightness of the Soul", "Super Brain: Unleashing the Explosive Power of your Mind to maximize Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Well Being", "War of the Worldviews", “Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul”, and “Spiritual Solutions - Answers To Life's Greatest Problems” His book , The Soul of Leadership, was mentioned as one of five best business books to read for your career FINS - Wall Street Journal.
His innovative mobile programs Stress Free and Yoga and Vook’s Deepak’s Buddha Guide and Sages and Scientists applications provide an avenue to explore the world of Deepak Chopra. Released on Mother’s Day 2010, the new multi-media project, “The Mother-Infant Bond: The Biology of Love”, produced by TheVisualMD.com with a consortium of partners, reveals never-before-seen scientific visuals depicting the extraordinary biological bond between mother and baby.
Deepak Chopra's popularity as an international presenter and keynote speaker is exemplified in an impressive list of honorariums. Chopra is the recipient of the 2010 GOI Peace Award, 2010, Starlite Humanitarian Award, 2010 Art for Life Honoree, 2009 Oceana Partners Award, 2006 Ellis Island Medal of Honor presented by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations Foundation, and 2006 Trailblazer Award by the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, 2002 Einstein Humanitarian Award through Albert Einstein College of Medicine in collaboration with the American Journal of Psychotherapy. He serves as an Adjunct Professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School, Columbia University, Assistant Clinical Professor, in the Family and Preventive Medicine Department at the University of California, San Diego, Health Sciences, Faculty at Walt Disney Imagineering and Senior Scientist with The Gallup Organization. GlobeIn acknowledges Chopra as "one of top ten most influential spiritual leaders around the world." The World Post and The Huffington Post global internet survey ranked Dr. Chopra #40 influential thinker in world and #1 in Medicine.
Dr. Rudolph Tanzi is the Vice-Chair of Neurology and Director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, and serves as the Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Tanzi co-discovered three of the first Alzheimer’s disease genes and has identified several others in the Alzheimer’s Genome Project, which he directs. He also discovered the Wilson’s disease gene and participated in the discovery of several other neurological disease genes. Most recently, he has used AD genes to create a three- dimensional human stem cell-derived neural culture system that recapitulates AD plaque and tangle pathology. Using this system, Dr. Tanzi is also developing therapeutics for AD including gamma secretase modulators and metal chaperones to lower beta-amyloid and tangle burden in the brain.
Dr. Tanzi has published nearly 500 research papers and has received the highest awards in his field, including the Metropolitan Life Foundation Award and Potamkin Prize. Most recently, he was named to TIME magazine’s 2015 list of TIME100 Most Influential People in the World. He also received the 2015 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award, the top national award for invention and innovation.
He co-authored the popular trade books “Decoding Darkness”, New York Times Bestseller, “Super Brain”, and “Super Genes” He was named by GQ magazine as a Rock Star of Science, and in his spare time, has played keyboards with the band Aerosmith, guitarist, Joe Perry, and singer, Chris Mann.
Early Workshop Fees:
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TSC Student Registrants $40 half day
General Public - Workshop only $125 half day
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