Friday & Saturday, September 24-25, 2004


1:30Jim Carrington, Director, CGRB
1:45Scott Givan, Bioinformatics Coordinator, “Computational Biology in the CGRB”
2:10Barbara Cohen, Senior Editor, Public Library of Science (PLoS)
“Open Access – The Future of Scientific Publishing”
2:35Roundtable Discussion: Barbara Cohen, Anne Christie, Brian Staskawicz“Open Access, Publication and OSU”
3:45Kevin Drost, Co-Director, Microproducts Breakthrough Institute and OSU Academic Director For ONAMI, “Overview of the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnology Institute”
4:10Brian Staskawicz, UC Berkeley, Dept. of Plant and Microbial Biology,“Molecular Basis of Plant Innate Immunity in Arabidopsis”
5:00Poster Session
9:00 AMClaudia Maier, Assistant Professor, Dept of Chemistry,“Mass Spectometry in Proteome Research”
9:20Hiro Nonogaki, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Horticulture,“Enhancer Trap of Seed Germination-Associated Genes”
9:50Stephen Mayfield, Guest Speaker, The Scripps Research Institute, Dept. of Cell Biology,
“Regulation of Chloroplast Gene Expression: What We’ve Learned on the Way to Making Human Antibodies in Eukaryotic Algae”
11:00Luiz Bermudez, Professor & Interim Head, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences,
“Mechanisms of Interaction Between Mycobacteria and The Host”
11:25Steve Giovannoni, Director, MCB Program, Open Forum
“The Future of MCB: What’s Next?”
12:00Working Lunch, Continuation of MCB Discussion
Meeting Adjourns