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Oct. 26 public symposium on life sciences
Date:10/22/2009

The National Research Council's Board on Life Sciences will hold a public symposium to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Speakers and panel discussions will explore the contributions the life sciences can make to solving 21st century problems. Topics include the intersection of energy research and the life sciences, guidelines for embryonic stem cell research, and the contributions life sciences research can make to the food supply.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

  • Francis Collins, director, National Institutes of Health
  • Alan Guttmacher, acting director, National Human Genome Research Center
  • Bruce Alberts, editor, Science magazine

DETAILS: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 26, in the Lecture Room of the National Academy of Sciences building, 2100 C St., N.W., Washington, D.C.

AGENDA: http://dels.nas.edu/bls/anniversary/agenda.shtml


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Contact: Sara Frueh
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academy of Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

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