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13th Annual U.S. Symposium

November 8-10, 2001
Irvine, California

Sessions:

 Climate Change Detection/Attribution

Organizer: Martin Visbeck

Chair: Michael E. Mann, University of Virginia

Speakers:

Gabi Hegerl, Texas A & M University
Use of Models in Climate Change Detection and Attribution

Drew Shindel, NASA-Goddard Institute for Space Studies
Natural Variability Patterns and Historical Climate Change

 Cosmic Microwave Background

Organizer: Steven T. Myers

Chair: John Carlstrom, University of Chicago

Speakers:

Suzanne Staggs, Princeton University
CMB Polarization: How We'll Measure It and Why We Want To

Wayne Hu, University of Chicago
Cosmic Microwave Background Anisotropies: Theory and Interpretation

Lyman Page, Princeton University

 Dynamics and Control and Their Applications to Robotics, Biology, and Physics

Organizer: Michael I. Weinstein

Chair: Anthony Bloch, University of Michigan
Nonlinear Dynamics and Control

Speakers:

Daniel E. Koditschek, University of Michigan
Toward a Synthesis of Form and Function: Notes from the Pre-Genomic Era of Robotics

Hideo Mabuchi, California Institute of Technology
Multiscale Science, from Quantum to Bio

 Emerging Infectious Diseases

Organizer: Elizabeth Winzeler

Chair: David Relman, Stanford University
Emerging Infectious Diseases: Re-Thinking Our Approaches for Microbial Detection and Discovery

Speakers:

Eva Harris, University of California Berkeley
Bringing Scientific Tools to Where Disease Occurs

Chris Plowe, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Emerging Infectious Diseases: Malaria

 Neurogenomics

Organizer: Carrolee Barlow

Chair: Cornelia Bargmann, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California San Francisco
Genes, Behavior, and the Sense of Smell

Speakers:

Carrolee Barlow, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences
Chipping Away at Complex Behavior: Transcriptome/Phenotype Correlations in the Brain

David J. Lockhart, Aventa Biosciences and The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences
Genes, Genomics and the Luxury of Too Much Data

 Species Formation and the Role of Development

Organizer: Gail Jarvik

Chair: Eric Dyreson, Green Mountain College
Expression Underlying Interspecific Differences In Morphology:
Tools for the Analysis of Evolutionary Change in Patterns of Gene

Speakers:

Kevin P. White, Yale University School of Medicine
Evolutionary Genomics and the Divergence of Species

Elio Sucena, Princeton University
Dissecting the Mechanistic Basis for Morphological Evolution

 Single Molecule Dynamics/Molecular Motors

Organizer: Claudia Turro

Chair: John T. Fourkas, Boston College
Single-Molecule Detection and Spectroscopy

Speakers:

Robert Dickson, Georgia Institute of Technology
Interpreting And Harnessing Single Molecule Dynamics In Nanomaterials

Xiaowei Zhuang, Stanford University
Watching Enzymes Fold and Function, One Molecule at a Time

 Nanoscience

Organizer: Stephen Quake

Chair: Stephen Quake, California Institute of Technology
What's Interesting in Nanoscience?

Speakers:

Hari Manoharan, Stanford University
Manipulating the Atom: Bottom-Up Assembly of Materials

 

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