12:15 pm

Wrap up and plans for the afternoon

Stanley Falkow

12:30 pm

LUNCH-at assigned tables each with its own topic and with a committee member as leader

Topic 1: Security impact of free release

Topic 2: Scientific impact of restricted release

Topic 3: Potential mechanisms for controlling release

2:00 pm

Reporting back from the lunch discussions (15 minutes per topic)

2:45 pm

Can we classify genome data by threat level? Would this be based on characteristics of the organism or characteristics of the data (such as annotation)?

David Relman, Stanford

Discussant: Art Friedlander

3:15 pm


3:30 pm

Revisit issues from the morning: What are the pros and cons of unlimited vs. restricted access to data, including threats posed to the scientific community or to national security?

4:00 pm

Wrap-up talks summarizing the day’s ideas

Tara O’Toole, Johns Hopkins (policy perspective)AND

David Relman (biology perspective)

4:30 pm


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