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Second Chinese-American Symposium

Chinese Academy of Sciences - U.S. National Academy of Sciences

August 20-22, 1999
Beijing, China


 Assessing Climate Impact

Organizers: Julie Cole and Tieniu Tan

Chair: Ellen Wohl, Colorado State University


Roger S. Pulwarty, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Jianyun Zhang, Ministry of Hydro-Power and Resources
Climate Impacts and Extreme Hydrological Events 98' Flood in China


Organizers: Yongbiao Xue and Tian Xu

Chair: Xingguo Han, Institute of Botany, CAS


Keping Ma, Institute of Botany, CAS
Advances in Biodiversity Studies of China

Song Ge, Institute of Botany, CAS

Zhigang Jiang, Institute of Zoology, CAS
Environmental Changes and Conservation of Endangered Large Mammals-Case Studies of Przewalski's Gazelle and Père David's Deer

 Data Assimilation

Organizers: Yaxiang Yuan and Julie Cole

Co-Chairs: Bin Wang, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, CAS, and Ricardo Todling, National Aeronautics and Space Administration


X. L. Zou, Florida State University
Atmospheric Data Assimilation

Zhu Jiang, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, CAS
Some Challenges in Estimation of Ocean Mixed Layer via Data Assimilation

 Functional Genomics

Organizers: Zhu Chen and Peter Wolynes

Chair: Zhu Chen, Shanghai Second Medical University


Mark Schena, Stanford University
DNA Chip, Next Generation Tools for Deciphering the Human Genome

Zhu-gang Wang, Shanghai Second Medical University
Transgenic and Knockout Mouse Models: A Key Approach in Functional Genomics

Li Jin, University of Texas-Houston
Genomic Diversity as Evaluated by Analysis of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism

 High-temperature Superconductors

Organizers: En-ge Wang and Peter Wolynes

Chair: En-ge Wang, Institute of Physics, CAS


Heihu Wen, Zhejiang University
New Developments in the Research on High-temperature Superconductivity


Organizers: Bruce Rosen and Tieniu Tan

Chair: John D.E. Gabrieli, Stanford University


Anthony D. Wagner, Harvard University

Bao-Ming Li, Shanghai Institute of Physiology, CAS
Neural Mechanisms of Learning and Memory

 Novel Polymers

Organizers: SonBinh Nguyen and Chen Wang

Co-Chairs: Karen L. Wooley, Washington University, St. Louis and Yuliang Yang, Fudan University


Jeffrey S. Moore, University of Illinois
Synthetic Polymers that Fold

Chi Wu, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Formation of Novel Polymeric Nanoparticles

 Numerical Cosmology

Organizers: Matthias Steinmetz and Yaxiang Yuan

Chair: Edumund Bertschinger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Neal Katz, University of Massachusetts

Yipeng Jing, University of Tokyo
Cosmological N-body simulation


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