B

Workshop Agenda

APRIL 25, 2000

I. INTRODUCTION

8:20 a.m.

Welcome and Overview of Local Astrobiology Activities Wesley T. Huntress, Jr., Carnegie Institution of Washington

8:45

Gerald A. Soffen, Goddard Space Flight Center

9:10

Norman R. Pace, University of Colorado

9:35

David W. Deamer, University of California, Santa Cruz

10:00

Break

II. SAMPLE RETURN

10:15

Donald Brownlee, University of Washington

10:35

Kenneth H. Nealson, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

10:55

Christopher F. Chyba, SETI Institute

11:15

Christopher McKay, NASA Ames Research Center

11:35

James F. Kasting, Pennsylvania State University

11:55

Lunch



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Signs of Life: A Report Based on the April 2000 Workshop on Life Detection Techniques B Workshop Agenda APRIL 25, 2000 I. INTRODUCTION 8:20 a.m. Welcome and Overview of Local Astrobiology Activities Wesley T. Huntress, Jr., Carnegie Institution of Washington 8:45 Gerald A. Soffen, Goddard Space Flight Center 9:10 Norman R. Pace, University of Colorado 9:35 David W. Deamer, University of California, Santa Cruz 10:00 Break II. SAMPLE RETURN 10:15 Donald Brownlee, University of Washington 10:35 Kenneth H. Nealson, Jet Propulsion Laboratory 10:55 Christopher F. Chyba, SETI Institute 11:15 Christopher McKay, NASA Ames Research Center 11:35 James F. Kasting, Pennsylvania State University 11:55 Lunch

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Signs of Life: A Report Based on the April 2000 Workshop on Life Detection Techniques III. DETECTING EXTANT LIFE 12:50 p.m. Chris Jacobsen, State University of New York, Stony Brook 1:20 William W. Barker, University of Wisconsin 1:50 Amit Meller, Rowland Institute at Harvard 2:20 Marilyn L. Fogel, Carnegie Institution of Washington 2:40 Break 2:55 Joseph L. Kirschvink, California Institute of Technology 3:25 Robert J. Cotter, John Hopkins University School of Medicine 3:55 Steven A. Benner, University of Florida 4:25 Panel Discussion on Techniques Panelists: Christopher McKay, Chair Chris Jacobsen William W. Barker Amit Meller Robert J. Cotter Steven A. Benner Stephan Morse 5:00 Adjourn APRIL 26, 2000 8:30 a.m. David A. Stahl, University of Washington 9:00 Gary Ruvkun, Massachusetts General Hospital 9:15 John Rummel, NASA Office of Space Science IV. DETECTING EXTINCT LIFE 9:50 Luann Becker, University of California, Santa Barbara 10:20 J. Michael Moldowan, Stanford University 10:50 Break 11:05 Sherwood Chang, SETI Institute

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Signs of Life: A Report Based on the April 2000 Workshop on Life Detection Techniques 11:35 Ariel D. Anbar, University of Rochester 12:05 p.m. David McKay, NASA Johnson Space Center 12:35 Lunch 1:35 Sherry L. Cady, Portland State University 2:05 Panel Discussion Panelists: Marilyn L. Fogel, Chair David McKay Hayes Griffith 3:05 Break 3:20 Wesley T. Huntress, Jr., Carnegie Institution of Washington 3:50 Jeffrey L. Bada, Scripps Institution of Oceanography 4:20 Panel Discussion Panelists: John Kerridge, Chair Jeffrey L. Bada Kenneth H. Nealson Marilyn L. Fogel Jonathan I. Lunine V. WRAP UP 5:00 Conclusion John Baross, University of Washington 5:20 Adjourn