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Indonesian-American Symposium

Indonesian Academy of Sciences – U.S. National Academy of Sciences

June 24-27, 2013
Bali, Indonesia

Sessions:

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 Decision Making and Social Networks

Organizers: Libai Huang and Roby Muhamad

INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Processing Social Data
Devavrat Shah, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

SPEAKERS:
Emergence of Conventions in Online Social Networks
Winter Mason, Stevens Institute of Technology

The Psychological Effects of Rupiah Redenomination
Harry Susianto, University of Indonesia

 Indonesian Biogeography and Biodiversity

Organizers: Paul Barber and Fenny Dwivany

INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Indonesian Biogeography and Biodiversity Mapping System: From Space to Field
Ketut Wikantika, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB)

SPEAKERS:
Molecular phylogenetics and its role for evaluating biodiversity andclassification of the orchid subtribe Aeridinae
Topik Hidayat, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI)

A Systematic Approach to Unraveling Marine Biodiversity in Indonesia
Christopher Meyer, Smithsonian Institution

 Life in Extreme Environments

Organizers: Dana Crawford, Dodi Safari and Steve Vollmer

INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Life in Extreme Environments
Tori Hoehler, NASA Ames Research Center

SPEAKERS:
Microbial Community Assembly and Interactions: Lessons from Extreme Environments
Susannah Green Tringe, U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute

Exploration of Thermostable Enzymes Originated from Hydrothermal Vent Microbial Diversity at Kawio Island - North Sulawesi as a Challenge to Build a Synthetic Metabolic Pathway
Elvi Restiawaty, Bandung Institute of Technology

 Marine and Geothermal Energy

Organizers: Paul Barber, Jammaludin Jompa and Yat Li

INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Prospect of Ocean Renewable Energy in Indonesia: Potential Sites and Technology Assessments
Wahyu Pandoe, BPPT Technology Center for Marine Survey

SPEAKERS:
Hydrothermal Mineralogy Studies and their Implications for the Geothermal Resource Development in Western Pacific
Pri Utami, Gadjah Mada University

The Human Dimensions of Tidal Energy
Lekelia (Kiki) Jenkins, University of Washington

 Personalized Medicine

Organizers: Ronny Martien and Marylyn Ritchie

INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Personalized Medicine Overview of Current Practices, State of the Arts and Future Outlooks
Ahmad Utomo, Kalbe Genomic

SPEAKERS:
Translating a Trillion Points of Data into Therapies, Diagnostics, and New Insights into Disease
Atul Butte, Sanford University School of Medicine

The Role of Clara Cells in the Regeneration of Alveolar Epithelia
Gino Valentino Limmon, Pattimura University

 Synthetic Biology

Organizers: Vanny Narita and Steve Vollmer

INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Synthetic Biology: Biology 2.0
Wendell Lim, University of California, San Francisco

SPEAKERS:
Teaching an Old Bacterium New Tricks
Kristala Prather, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Next Generation of Vaccine: Using Synthetic Biology to Develop New Tuberculosis Vaccine
Neni Nurainy, PT Bio Farma

The Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium is sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences. Major support is provided by the Kavli Foundation, with additional funding from the National Academy of Sciences.

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