The 2nd Annual National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Conference

Designing Nanostructures at the Interface between Biomedical and Physical Systems

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, Irvine, California

November 18–21, 2004

AGENDA

Thursday, November 18 (Hyatt Newporter)

5:30 p.m.

Registration opens (Plaza Arbor)

6:00–7:00 p.m.

Buffet Dinner (Plaza Arbor/Plaza 1 & 2)

7:00–9:00 p.m.

Tutorial Plenary Sessions (Plaza 1 & 2)

 

Theory and Error Correction

Peter Wolynes, Professor

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

University of California at San Diego

 

Overview of Cell Biology

Thomas D. Pollard, Eugene Higgins Professor

Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Yale University

9:00–11:00 p.m.

Informal Discussions/Reception (Plaza Arbor)



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The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Designing Nanostructures at the Interface Between Biomedical and Physical Systems: Conference Focus Group Summaries The 2nd Annual National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Conference Designing Nanostructures at the Interface between Biomedical and Physical Systems Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, Irvine, California November 18–21, 2004 AGENDA Thursday, November 18 (Hyatt Newporter) 5:30 p.m. Registration opens (Plaza Arbor) 6:00–7:00 p.m. Buffet Dinner (Plaza Arbor/Plaza 1 & 2) 7:00–9:00 p.m. Tutorial Plenary Sessions (Plaza 1 & 2)   Theory and Error Correction Peter Wolynes, Professor Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry University of California at San Diego   Overview of Cell Biology Thomas D. Pollard, Eugene Higgins Professor Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology Yale University 9:00–11:00 p.m. Informal Discussions/Reception (Plaza Arbor)

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The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Designing Nanostructures at the Interface Between Biomedical and Physical Systems: Conference Focus Group Summaries Friday, November 19 (Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies) 7:15 and 7:45 a.m. Bus pick-up from the Hyatt Newporter to the Beckman Center 7:30 a.m. Breakfast (Dining Room) 8:30–9:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks (Auditorium)   Wm. A. Wulf, President, National Academy of Engineering Richard N. Foster, Board Member, W.M. Keck Foundation Cherry Murray, Chair, Nano Steering Committee 9:00–10:00 a.m. Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research Report Release (Auditorium) 10:00–10:30 a.m. Task to Focus Groups (Auditorium) 10:30–11:00 a.m. Break (Atrium) 11:00–12:30 p.m. Focus Groups (Breakout Rooms)   1. Multiply RNA/DNA. (Laguna – 2nd floor)   2. Synthetic self-replicator. (Emerald Bay – 2nd floor)   3. Detect disease in vivo. (Balboa – 1st floor)   4. Cell-chip interface. (Newport – 1st floor)   5. Sequence protein (Irvine Cove – molecule. 2nd floor)   6. Glucose sensor. (Crystal Cove – 1st floor)   7. Biological factory. (Back Bay – 2nd floor)   8. Electrolysis of sea water. (Lido – 2nd floor)   9. Human on a chip. (Board Room – 1st floor)   10. In vitro power source. (Harbour – 2nd floor)

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The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Designing Nanostructures at the Interface Between Biomedical and Physical Systems: Conference Focus Group Summaries 12:30–2:00 p.m. Lunch Buffet/Networking (Dining Room) 2:00–4:00 p.m. Poster Session I (first group of posters)/Networking (3:00–4:00 p.m.—Refreshments in Dining Room and Palm Court 2) 4:00–6:00 p.m. Focus Groups (Breakout Rooms) 6:00–7:00 p.m. Reception/Networking 7:00–9:00 p.m. Dinner and Communication Awards Presentation (Atrium) 9:00 p.m. Buses depart Beckman Center for Hyatt Newporter 9:30–11:00 p.m. Informal Discussions/Hospitality Room Hyatt Newporter—Garden 3 Saturday, November 20 (Beckman Center) 7:15 and 7:45 a.m. Bus pick-up from the Hyatt Newporter to the Beckman Center 7:30 a.m. Breakfast (Dining Room) 8:00–10:30 a.m. Focus Groups (Breakout Rooms) (Break refreshments will be available at 10:00 a.m. in Huntington Room, Palm Court 2 and Bay View 2) 10:30–12:00 p.m. Focus Group Report-Outs (Each group gives an 8 minute debrief) (Auditorium) 12:00–2:00 p.m. Lunch Buffet/Networking (Dining Room)

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The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Designing Nanostructures at the Interface Between Biomedical and Physical Systems: Conference Focus Group Summaries 2:00–4:00 p.m. Poster Session II (second group of posters)/Networking (3:00–4:00 p.m.—Refreshments in Dining Room and Palm Court 2) 4:00–6:00 p.m. Focus Groups (Breakout Rooms) 6:00–7:00 p.m. Reception/Networking 7:00–9:00 p.m. Dinner and Speaker (Atrium)   Mark S. Humayun, MD Professor of Ophthalmology, Biomedical Engineering and Cell and Neurobiology, University of Southern California Associate Director of Research, Doheny Retina Institute 9:00 p.m. Buses depart Beckman Center for Hyatt Newporter 9:30–11:00 p.m. Informal Discussions/Hospitality Room Hyatt Newporter—Garden 1 Sunday, November 21 (Beckman Center) 7:15 and 7:45 a.m. Bus pick-up from the Hyatt Newporter to the Beckman Center 7:30 a.m. Breakfast (Dining Room) 8:30–10:15 a.m. Focus Group Report-Outs (Auditorium) (15 minutes per group) 10:15–10:45 a.m. Break (Atrium) 10:45–12:00 p.m. Focus Group Report-Outs—continued (Auditorium)

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The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Designing Nanostructures at the Interface Between Biomedical and Physical Systems: Conference Focus Group Summaries 12:00–1:00 p.m. Lunch 12:00 and 1:00 p.m. Buses depart for Hyatt Newporter and John Wayne Airport Designing Nanostructures at the Interface between Biomedical and Physical Systems Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, Irvine, California November 18–21, 2004 FOCUS GROUP TOPICS Build a nano or micro system that can effectively multiply and isolate RNA or DNA in a picoliter-volume, low-concentration sample solution. Build a synthetic self-replicator. Build a system that will detect disease in vivo and report back results. Build a cell-chip interface to sense response to drug leads and toxins. Sequence a single molecule of protein. Build a glucose sensor to circulate (implant) in vivo in humans and regulate insulin. Use biological systems to build a factory to synthesize products. Design and grow a bacterial or cellular factory to perform electrolysis of sea water to create hydrogen gas. Build a human on a chip. Grow a biological in vitro power source on a microchip.

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