Public Symposium Agenda

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Bringing the Genome to You

Baird Auditorium - National Museum of Natural History

April 15, 2003
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Agenda

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 - 9:10a.m. Welcome Cristián Samper, Ph.D.
National Museum of Natural History

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute

Tommy Thompson, J.D. (invited)
Department of Health and Human Services

Kyle McSlarrow, J.D.
Department of Energy
9:10 - 9:20 a.m. Opening Remarks James Watson, Ph.D.
Cold Spring Harbor
9:20 - 9:25 a.m. Opening Remarks (Recorded) Sir Francis Crick, Ph.D.
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
9:25 - 9:45 a.m. The Human Genome Project Eric Lander, Ph.D.
Whitehead Institute
9:45 - 10:05 a.m. Human Genome Project to Medicine Wylie Burke, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Washington
10:05 - 10:25 a.m. The Media's View of the Genome Robert Krulwich
ABC News
10:25 - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 - 12:15 p.m. Panel: Human Genome Project to Society Robert Krulwich, Moderator
Genetic Policy Hon. Louise Slaughter
D-28th, New York
Ethical Considerations Thomas Murray, Ph.D.
Hastings Center
Consumer Interests Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Health Disparities Harold Freeman, M.D.
National Cancer Institute
Disabilities Paul Miller, J.D.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Historical Issues Vanessa Gamble, M.D., Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
12:15 - 12:30 p.m. A Perspective from the Department of Energy Aristides Patrinos, Ph.D.
Department of Energy
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. The Human Genome Project and the Future Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute

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