AGENDA

Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy

Board on Life Sciences

Panel on Scientific and Medical Aspects of Human Cloning

August 7, 2001

The National Academies

Auditorium

2101 Constitution Avenue; 2100 C Street, NW

Washington, DC

8:30 a.m.

Welcome

Bruce Alberts, President, The National Academy of Sciences, Chair, The National Research Council

Irving Weissman, Chair, National Academies Panel on Scientific and Medical Aspects of Human Cloning and Karel and Avice Beekhuis Professor of Cancer Biology, Stanford University

8:35 a.m.

Overview of Embryology

Moderator: Irving Weissman

Speaker: Virginia Papaioannou, Professor of Genetics and Development, Columbia University

8:50 a.m.

Discussion

9:00 am

Scientific Issues Underlying Cloning

Moderator: David Galas, Vice President, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences and Panel Member

Speakers:

Rudolf Jaenisch, Professor of Biology, MIT Whitehead Institute

Eric Schon, Professor of Genetics and Development, Columbia University

9:45 a.m.

Discussion

10:00 am

Break

10:15 am

Reproductive Cloning in Animals

Moderator: Brigid Hogan, Hortense B. Ingram Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Panel Member



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