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Silver Anniversary Celebration Series: Anniversary Symposium

November 14, 2012 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Policy & Strategy in the Biotechnology Era

1:00 p.m. – Symposium opening

  • Dr. Mark Lively – The Essential Role of Scientists in Shaping Science Policy

Professor of Biochemistry, Director, Protein Analysis Core Laboratory (PACL) of the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University (CCCWFU)

  • Dr. Pam Soltis and Dr. Doug Soltis – The Role of Evolving Technologies in Evolutionary Biology

Department of Biology and The Florida Museum of Natural History

  • Dr. Franziska GriederNIH’s ORIP Resources – Potential answers for your interdisciplinary research needs

Acting Director, Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP) Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

2:30 p.m. – Break
3:00 p.m. – Reconvene

  • Dr. Barry Byrne – Molecular Medicine:  A Personalized Approach to Rare Disease

Earl and Christy Powell University Professor of Genetics Departments of Pediatrics and Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

  • Dr. Fred Gmitter – Biotech Revolution and Citrus Evolution

UF Research Foundation Professor, Citrus Genetics UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center

  • Dr. Julie A. Auger – Collaborative Big Science and the Role of Shared Resources

Executive Director, Research Resource Program, University of California San Francisco

4:30 p.m. – General questions, summary and ICBR commentary
5:00 p.m. – Symposium ends


This is an open invitation event.




November 14, 2012
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM


CGRC Auditorium 101
2033 Mowry Road
Gainesville, FL 32610 United States


(352) 273-8030