Appendix C

Workshop Agenda and Participants

AGENDA

Sunday, October 31

6:00 PM

Reception and Welcome Remarks from Sponsoring Organizations

— Rod Flower, Chair, Committee on Trends in Science and Technology Relevant to the Biological Weapons Convention: An International Workshop

— Lei Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences

— Andrzej Górski, Chair, IAP Biosecurity Working Group

— Iqbal Parker, International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

— Stephen Lerner, International Union of Microbiological Societies

— Meg Flanagan, Defense Threat Reduction Agency

— Lorna Miller, U.K. Global Partnership Programme

— Christopher Park, U.S. Department of State



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Appendix C Workshop Agenda and Participants AGENDA Sunday, October 31 6:00 PM Reception and Welcome Remarks from Sponsoring Organizations — Rod Flower, Chair, Committee on Trends in Science and Technology Relevant to the Biological Weapons Convention: An International Workshop — Lei Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences — Andrzej Górski, Chair, IAP Biosecurity Working Group — Iqbal Parker, International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology — Stephen Lerner, International Union of Microbiological Societies — Meg Flanagan, Defense Threat Reduction Agency — Lorna Miller, U.K. Global Partnership Programme — Christopher Park, U.S. Department of State 143

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144 APPENDIX C Monday, November 1 9:00 AM Plenary Session 1: Introduction to the Themes, Goals, and Context of the Workshop Chair: Andrzej Gorski, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland Welcome Address: Tao Xu, Director-General, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences 1. Aims and Objectives of the Meeting—Roderick Flower, Queen Mary University of London, UK 2. The Biological Weapons Convention: A Brief Overview—Piers Millet, BWC Implementation Support Unit, United Nations, Switzerland 3. Introduction to Framework for Evaluating New Science and Technology—Ralf Trapp, CBW Consultant, France 4. Perspective from the Chinese Academy of Sciences— Li Huang, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China 5. Discussion 10:45 AM Plenary Session 2: Developments in Design, Fabrication, and Production (A) Chair: Iqbal Parker, University of Cape Town, South Africa 1. Bioinformatics and Computational Tools—Etienne de Villiers, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya 2. Systems Biology: Relevance to the Biological and Toxins Weapons Convention—Andrew Pitt, University of Glasgow, UK 3. Emerging Trends in Synthetic Biology—Pawan Dhar, University of Kerala, India 4. Discussion 1:15 PM Plenary Session 3: Developments in Design, Fabrication, and Production (B) Chair: Andrew Pitt, University of Glasgow, UK 1. Bioreactors and Transgenic Animals—Ryszard Słomski, Pozna—University of Life Sciences, Poland 2. Transgenic Plants and Recombinant Pharmaceuticals— Julian Ma, St. Georges University of London, UK 3. Neuroscience Developments—James Eberwine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA 4. Discussion 3:00 PM Plenary Session 4: Dispersal and Delivery Chair: Ralf Trapp, CBW Consultant, France 1. Aerosols and Aerobiology—Chad Roy, Tulane National Primate Research Center, USA

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145 APPENDIX C 2. Nanostructured Delivery Systems for Drugs, Proteins and Cells—Jackie Ying, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Singapore 3. Commentary: Implications Stemming from Advances in Dual-Use Targeted Delivery Systems— Kathryn Nixdorff, Darmstadt University of Science and Technology, Germany 4. Discussion 4:15 PM Breakout Discussion Sessions 7:30 PM Special Event: “Strengthening the culture of responsibility with respect to dual use research and biosecurity” (video- teleconference). Organized by NIH/NSABB and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, in cooperation with the IAP, IUMS, IUBMB, and NAS. Tuesday, November 2 9:00 AM Plenary Session 5: Summary from Day 1 Chair: Maxwell Otim Onapa, Uganda National Council for Science and Technology, Uganda 1. Presentations from Rapporteurs of Day 1 Breakout Sessions 2. Discussion 9:30 AM Plenary Session 6: Detection, Identification, and Monitoring Chair: Lloyd Whitman, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA 1. Postgenomic Technologies—Andrew Pitt, University of Glasgow, UK 2. Exploring an International Microbial Forensics Capability to Support Attribution and Advance Global Biosecurity—Randall Murch, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA 3. Biosensors Overview—Gary Resnick, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA 4. Biosensor Development—Ilya Kurochkin, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia 5. Remarks: Brief Summary of the Science used by the FBI in the Anthrax Attacks Case of 2001—Nancy Connell, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA 6. Discussion

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146 APPENDIX C 11:15 AM Plenary Session 7: Defense and Countermeasures Chair: Anwar Nasim, COMSTECH, Pakistan 1. Vaccines and Medical Countermeasures—Nancy Connell, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA 2. Monitoring and Molecular Diagnosis of Emerging Infectious Diseases—Raymond Lin, National Public Health Laboratory, Singapore 3. Agricultural Biosecurity: Threats to Crop Production—Michael Jeger, Imperial College London, UK 4. Discussion 1:45 PM Breakout Discussion Sessions 4:15 PM Plenary Session 8: Communication Chair: Hernan Chaimovich, Fundação Butantan, Brazil 1. How the Internet Has Changed Scientific Interchanges—James Meadway, The Royal Society, UK 2. Influence of Technology on Scientific Collaboration: Indonesia Experience—Herawati Sudoyo, Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology, Indonesia 3. Biological Risks—Future Trends: Conveying the Concept of Risk—Terence Taylor, International Council for the Life Sciences, USA 4. Discussion Wednesday, November 3 9:00 AM Plenary Session 9: Summary from Day 2 Chair: Li Huang, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China 1. Presentations from Rapporteurs of Day 2 Breakout Sessions 2. Discussion of Days 1 and 2 10:30 AM Plenary Session 10: Workshop Conclusions Chair: Roderick Flower, Queen Mary University of London, UK 1. Facilitated Discussion: Improving Scientific Input into the BWC 2. Discussion of Workshop Findings and Conclusions 3. Next Steps 12:00 PM Meeting Adjournment

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147 APPENDIX C PARTICIPANT LIST Katherine Bowman Cris dos Remedios Board on Life Sciences International Union for Pure & The U.S. National Academies Applied Biophysics University of Sydney Göran Bucht Swedish Defense Research James Eberwine Establishment Department of Pharmacology University of Pennsylvania School Hernan Chaimovich of Medicine Fundação Butantan University of São Paulo Gerald Epstein Center for Science, Technology, Teck-Mean Chua and Security Policy Asia Pacific Biosafety Association American Association for the Advancement of Science Nancy Connell Department of Medicine Meg Flanagan University of Medicine and U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Dentistry of New Jersey Agency Neil Davison Rod Flower Security and Diplomacy St. Barts and The London School The Royal Society of Medicine Queen Mary University of London Etienne De Villiers International Livestock Research David R. Franz Institute Midwest Research Institute Pawan Dhar David Friedman Centre for Systems and Synthetic Institute for National Security Biology Studies University of Kerala Tel-Aviv University Gang Dong Katsuhisa Furukawa Chinese Academy of Military Japan Science and Technology Medical Sciences Agency Qi Dong Andrzej Gorski Division of International Polish Academy of Sciences Organization Bureau of International Cooperation Chinese Academy of Sciences

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148 APPENDIX C Anfeng Guo Stephen Lerner Visiting Fellow, Princeton International Union of University Microbiological Societies Beijing Science Technology and Wayne State University School of Security Center Medicine Li Huang Ming Li Institute of Microbiology Beijing Institutes of Biological Chinese Academy of Sciences Science Chinese Academy of Sciences Kathryn Hughes Board on Chemical Sciences and Zhenjun Li Technology Department of Science & Education The U.S. National Academies National Institute for Communicable Disease Jo L. Husbands Control and Prevention Board on Life Sciences China CDC The U.S. National Academies Raymond Lin Saied Jaradat National Public Health Laboratory Princess Haya Biotechnology Ministry of Health Center Shu Liu Michael J. Jeger Chinese Academy of Military Imperial College London Medical Sciences Serhiy Komisarenko Yidong Liu National Biosafety and Biosecurity Institute for the History of Natural Commission Science Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Chinese Academy of Sciences Gabriele Kraatz-Wadsack Julian Ma Weapons of Mass Destruction St. George’s Hospital Medical Branch School University of London Office for Disarmament Affairs Irma Makalinao Ilya Kurochkin Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Department Toxicology, College of Medicine M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University of the Philippines Manila University Robert Mathews Valdas Laurinavicius NBC Arms Control Unit Institute of Biochemistry Defence Science and Technology Vilnius University Organisation

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149 APPENDIX C James Meadway Graham Pearson The Royal Society Department of Peace Studies University of Bradford Sue Meek Lei Pei Australian Academy of Science Organisation for International Lorna Miller Dialogue & Conflict Defence Science and Technology Management Laboratory Andrew Pitt Piers Millett University of Glasgow BWC Implementation Support Unit Yerlan Ramankulov United Nations National Center for Biotechnology Randall Murch of the Republic of Kazakhstan Virginia Polytechnic Institute and I. Gary Resnick State University Bioscience Division Anwar Nasim Los Alamos National Laboratory OIC Standing Committee on James Revill Scientific and Technological Science and Technology Policy Cooperation (COMSTECH) Research Kathryn Nixdorff University of Sussex Darmstadt University of Chad Roy Technology Tulane National Primate Research Godwin Haruna Ogbadu Center Sheda Science and Technology Tulane University School of Complex Medicine Maxwell Otim Onapa Benjamin Rusek Uganda National Council for Committee on International Science and Technology Security and Arms Control The U.S. National Academies Christopher Park Bureau of International Security Nariyoshi Shinomiya and Nonproliferation Department of Integrative U.S. Department of State Physiology and Bio-Nano Medicine M. Iqbal Parker National Defense Medical College International Centre for of Japan Genetic Engineering and Aleksandr Simonian Biotechnology Biosensing/CBET University of Cape Town National Science Foundation

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150 APPENDIX C Ryszard Slomski Lei Wang Department of Biochemistry and Chinese Academy of Military Biotechnology Medical Sciences Poznan University of Life Sciences Li Wang James Stack Chinese Academy of Military Kansas State University Medical Sciences Great Plains Diagnostic Network Lloyd Whitman Colonel Ben Steyn Center for Nanoscale Science and Chemical and Biological Defence Technology Advisor National Institute of Standards South African Military Health and Technology (NIST) Service Angela Woodward Herawati Sudoyo Verification Research, Training and Eijkman Institute for Molecular Information Centre (VERTIC) Biology Jackie Ying Leiv Sydnes Institute of Bioengineering and Department of Chemistry Nanotechnology University of Bergen Zhiming Yuan Marlena Szalata Wuhan Institute of Virology Department of Biochemistry and Chinese Academy of Sciences Biotechnology Poznan University of Life Lei Zhang Sciences Institute of Biophysics Chinese Academy of Sciences Terence Taylor International Council for the Life Xiushan Zhang Sciences Chinese Academy of Military Medical Sciences Ralf Trapp Consultant, CBW Arms Control Lianhui Zhu and Disarmament Chinese Academy of Military Medical Sciences Jinglin Wang Institute of Microbiology and Enlin Zhu Epidemiology Plant Protection and Plant Chinese Academy of Military Quarantine Division Medical Sciences Ministry of Agriculture