Appendix B
Meeting Agendas

FIRST MEETING

WASHINGTON, D.C.

SEPTEMBER 14 AND 15, 2007


Friday, September 14, 2007


Open Session

1:30 p.m.

Perspectives from the Office of Science & Technology Policy

J.H. Marburger, III

2:00

Perspectives from the Department of Energy (15 min each)

 

 

Basic Energy Sciences

A. Kini

 

Biological and Environmental Research

D. Drell

2:30

Perspectives from the National Institutes of Health

 

 

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

W. Heetderks



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Appendix B Meeting Agendas FIRST MEETING WASHINGTON, D.C. SEPTEMBER 14 AND 15, 2007 Friday, September 14, 2007 Open Session 1:30 p.m. Perspectives from the Office of J.H. Marburger, III Science & Technology Policy 2:00 Perspectives from the Department of Energy (15 min each) Basic Energy Sciences A. Kini Biological and Environmental D. Drell Research 2:30 Perspectives from the National Institutes of Health National Institute of W. Heetderks Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering 

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APPendix b 5 3:00 Break 3:15 Perspectives from the National Science Foundation: Panel Discussion (15 min each) Physical Sciences T. Chan, Directorate for Mathematics and Physical Sciences Life Sciences J. Collins, Directorate for Biological Sciences 3:45 Selected comments (5 min Chemistry (Z. Rosenzweig) each) Materials research (D. Brant) Physics (K. Blagoev) Engineering (S. Rastegar) Molecular and cellular biology (M. Henkart) 4:10 Panel discussion All 4:45 Perspectives from Research J. Gentile Corporation for Science Advancement 5:30 Discussion 6:00 Reception 7:15 Evening lecture K. Dill, Bridging the Sciences Coalition 8:30 Adjourn for the day Saturday, September 15, 2007 Closed Session

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ReseARch inteRsection PhysicAl life sciences  At the of the And SECOND MEETING WASHINGTON, D.C. DECEMBER 18-20, 2007 Tuesday, December 18, 2007 Closed Session Wednesday, December 19, 2007 Open Session 7:30 a.m. Continental breakfast 8:00 Welcome, charge to committee, Erin O’Shea, Co-chair purpose of symposium Peter Wolynes, Co-chair 8:15 The energy problem and what we Steven Chu, Lawrence Berkeley can do about it National Laboratory 8:30 Discussion All 9:05 The role of biology in confronting Daniel Schrag, Harvard the climate-energy challenge University 9:20 Discussion All 9:55 Break 10:10 Challenges in biodefense research James Baker, University of Michigan 10:25 Discussion All 11:00 Challenges at the intersection of Alan Perelson, Los Alamos physics and population biology National Laboratory 11:15 Discussion All 11:50 Lunch and concurrent cross- cutting breakout sessions (tools, training and education, culture) 1:00 p.m. Challenges in research at the Jay Keasling, University of molecular to organism level California, Berkeley, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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APPendix b  1:15 Discussion All 1:50 Biomaterials and biomimetics: Joanna Aizenberg, Harvard Challenges and opportunities University 2:05 Discussion All 2:40 Break 2:55 Challenges in cognition and Larry Abbott, Columbia learning University 3:10 Discussion All 3:45 Challenges in research on the Jack Szostak, Massachusetts origin of life General Hospital, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard 4:00 Discussion All 4:35 Frontiers in fluorescence imaging Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, National Institutes of Health 4:50 Discussion All 5:25 Public comment session 5:45 Reception 6:30 Adjourn Thursday, December 20, 2007 Open Session 9:15 a.m. Conversation with new project Nancy Sung, Senior Program sponsor Officer, Burroughs Wellcome Fund (by teleconference) Closed Session 9:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Adjourn

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ReseARch inteRsection PhysicAl life sciences  At the of the And THIRD MEETING WASHINGTON, D.C. APRIL 29-30, 2008 Tuesday, April 29, 2008 Open Session 12:00 p.m. Training the workforce: The Nancy S. Sung, Senior Program Burroughs Wellcome Fund Officer, Burroughs Wellcome experience Fund Closed Session 1:00 Wednesday, April 30, 2008 Closed Session FOuRTH MEETING BERkELEY, CALIFORNIA JuLY 29-31, 2008 Tuesday, July 29, 2008 Closed Session Wednesday, July 30, 2008 Closed Session Thursday, July 31, 2008 Closed Session