A special program about the composition of President Dwight Eisenhower's farewell address from a scientific viewpoint will be presented by Michael Wininger at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home. The public is invited to this free program scheduled for at 7 p.m. June 4 in the Visitors Center auditorium.
“Ike & The Draft: What molecular biology can tell us about Eisenhower's Farewell Address,” will examine the use of DNA sequencing technology to determine the order in which the many drafts of the speech were composed. This famous speech warned of the dangers of the military-industrial complex.
Wininger, assistant professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Hartford, teaches integrative biology and neuroscience.
He also directs the Rehabilitation Computronics Laboratory in the Department of Rehabilitation Services which focuses on bioinstrumentation, performance measures and assistive devices.
Wininger has degrees in physics and mathematics from the University of Connecticut and a PhD in biomedical engineering from Rutgers University.