2:45-3:15

Robert D. Wells, Ph.D., President, Federation of American Societies of Experimental Biology, and Director, Center for Genome Research, Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, on the role of public-private partnerships in biomedical research (introduced by Musa Mayer)

3:15-3:30

Break

3:30-4:15

J. Leighton Read, M.D., General Partner, Alloy Ventures, Palo Alto, CA, on the roles of public funding and venture capital in biomedical research and biotechnology (introduced by Thomas Caskey)

4:15-4:45

Andrew A. Toole, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics, Cook College, Rutgers University, on the economics of collaborative public-private research funding (introduced by Maryann Feldman)

4:45-5:00

Wrap-up

5:00

Adjourn



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