9:00 a.m.

Overview of the Human Embryonic Stem Cell Science and Policy Issues


Moderator: Richard Hynes


  • Stem Cell Science—Where Have We Come From, Where Are We Going?

    Martin Raff, University College London

  • Overview of Policies and Rules—An International Perspective

    LeRoy Walters, Georgetown University

  • Discussant: Anne McLaren, Centre for Medical Genetics and Policy, University of Cambridge

9:50 a.m.

Q & A

10:15 a.m.


10:30 a.m.

Derivation and Use of Human Embryonic Stem Cells—General Issues


Moderator: Janet Rossant, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto


Panel: George Daley, Harvard Medical School

Fred (Rusty) Gage, the Salk Institute


Discussants: James Battey, National Institutes of Health

Leonard Zon, Harvard Medical School

11:30 p.m.

Q & A

12:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m.

Stem Cells and Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer


Moderator: H. Robert Horvitz, MIT and Howard Hughes Medical Institute


Panel: Rudolf Jaenisch, Whitehead Institute

Davor Solter, Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology


Discussant: Kevin Eggan, Harvard University

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