MEETING AGENDA IMPLEMENTING THE NEW BIOLOGY: DECADAL CHALLENGES LINKING FOOD, ENERGY, AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Board on Life Sciences, National Research Council


Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

4000 Jones Bridge Road • Chevy Chase, MD 20815


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 2010

6:00 p.m.

Light buffet dinner for participants who will be arriving early [Rathskeller Lounge]

THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2010

8:00 a.m.

Breakfast available until 9:30 a.m. [Small Dining Room]

10:00 a.m.

Plenary #1: Welcome to HHMI; Introduction to Workshop [Small Auditorium]

Chair: Robert Tjian, President, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California, Berkeley

  • Keith Yamamoto, Chair, Board on Life Sciences, National Research Council; Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Executive Vice Dean, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

  • Roger Beachy, Director, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture

  • Steven Koonin, Under Secretary for Science, U.S. Department of Energy

10:30 a.m.

“Elevator” Talks [Small Auditorium]

  • Each participant will have three minutes to present his or her transformative idea

12:00 p.m.

Breakout #1 (in assigned small groups) during lunch [See breakout group assignment and locations]

  • Discuss elevator talks



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