Friday, February 17, 2012


8:00-9:30 AM

Personalized Medicine: Improving Health Outcomes Through Research

Pieter CullisPersonalized siRNA-Based Nanomedicines for the Treatment of Cancer


Science-Informed Public Engagement: Building Support for Policy

Peter DanielsonExperimental Platform for Improving Virtual and Face to Face Ethical Decision Making

Policy Ethics

Seminar: Unlocking Biology’s Potential

Can Proteomics Fill the Gap Between the Genome and Phenotypes?


8:30-11:30 AM

Successful Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Insights from Practice and Theory

Daniel PaulyLessons from a Use-Inspired International Collaboration in Marine Research

Biodiversity Sustainability

10:00-11:30 AM

Creating a Global Knowledge Society: Lessons from History, Philosophy, and Sociology

Alan RichardsonThe Unity of Science Movement and a Global Knowledge Society: Successes and Failures

Science & Society

Norovirus: The Modern Scourge of Food and Family

Natalie PrystajeckyOf Friends, Family, and Food: Tales of Norovirus Transmission


Seminar: Unlocking Biology’s Potential

Seeing Biosphere’s Dark Matter: Genomic Methods on Unculturable Microbial Diversity


1:30-4:30 PM

Beyond Climate Models: Rethinking How To Envision the Future with Climate Change

Stephen SheppardDilemmas of Visualization and Visioning in Climate Change Outreach and Planning

Technology Sustainability
Science & Society

Food, Feed, and Fuel: Optimizing Economic and Sustainable Biofuel Production

John N. SaddlerThe Biorefining Story: Progress in the Commercializtion of Biomass to Fuels

Sustainability Technology Energy

Marine Biological Diversity: Who Owns the Greatest Reservoir of Unexplored Diversity?

The Climate and Health Impacts of Cooking with Biomass

Hisham ZerriffiBiomass Based Cooking and the Energy Transition Process

Health Sustainability Policy

The Effects of Early Experience on Lifelong Functioning: Commitment and Resilience

Janet F. WerkerThe Effects of Early Experience on Language Acquisition


Water Security: Multidisciplinary Responses to a Global Challenge

Karen BakkerWater Security: Competing Perspectives, Multidisciplinary Challenges

Sustainability Policy

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