10:15 AM


Session I: Exploring the Spectrum of the Research Workforce


Joshua Lederberg, Rockefeller University

10:30 AM

Bridge Building between Medicine and Basic Science: The Role of the Physician–Scientist

Donald Ganem (videoconference), Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco

11:00 AM

What Kinds of Scientists Do We Need to Train, and How?: Workforce Issues for Infectious Disease Research

Victoria McGovern, Burroughs-Wellcome Fund

11:45 AM

Training Ph.D.s to Translate Science to Clinical Medicine

Martha Gray, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


PM Lunch

Session II: Panel Discussion—The Implications of VISA and Select Agent Research Restrictions


Stanley Lemon, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

1:30 PM

Melissa Flagg, Office of the Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary, U.S. Department of State

Alan Barrett, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

Ronald Atlas, University of Louisville, and President, American Society of Microbiology

2:30 PM


Session III: Panel Discussion—Fields of Special Emphasis


Carole Heilman, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH

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