issues of science and human rights, particularly the unjust detention or imprisonment of colleagues, throughout the world. Currently, science academies and scholarly societies in some 50 countries are affiliated with the Network; each is represented by internationally prominent members who are also human rights advocates. The members of the Network 's Executive Committee are: François Jacob, France; Max Perutz, United Kingdom; John Polanyi, Canada; Pieter van Dijk, the Netherlands; Edoardo Vesentini, Italy; and Torsten Wiesel, the United States of America.

The CHR's members for 2001 and its current staff are listed below:

TORSTEN WIESEL , Chair

Rockefeller University, New York, New York

MARY ELLEN AVERY

Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

MINA J. BISSELL

Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California

GEORGE BUGLIARELLO

Office of the Chancellor, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, New York

ROBERT CURL

Rice University, Houston, Texas

FELTON EARLS

Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts

SARA B. HRDY

Department of Anthropology, University of California, Davis

EUGENIA KALNAY

Department of Meteorology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

MORTON PANISH

AT&T Bell Laboratories (retired), Springfield, New Jersey

ROBERT PRITZKER

The Marmon Group, Inc., Chicago, Illinois



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