HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Nov. 18-21 nanotechnology conference in Irvine, Calif.

Research on nanotechnology is under way in a wide range of disciplines, from cell biology to computer engineering to optics. At this conference, 100 leading researchers will gather in focus groups to discuss and try to solve some major challenges facing nanotechnology today, including the building of a nano-system that can multiply and isolate RNA or DNA; the building of a synthetic self-replicator; and the development of a system to detect disease in vivo. Conference attendees will be eligible to compete for $1 million in research grants.

DETAILS: Nov. 18-21 at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, 100 Academy Drive, Irvine, Calif. CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE IS BY INVITATION ONLY. SESSIONS LISTED BELOW ARE OPEN TO MEDIA. SPACE IS LIMITED AND MEDIA MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE.

ON THURSDAY, NOV. 18:

7 P.M. TO 9 P.M. PLENARY SESSIONS on Theory and Error Correction, presented by Peter Wolynes, University of California at San Diego, and an Overview of Cell Biology, presented by Thomas D. Pollard, Yale University.

ON FRIDAY, NOV. 19:

8:30 A.M. TO 9 A.M. OPENING CEREMONY. Speakers include Wm. A. Wulf, president, National Academy of Engineering; Richard N. Foster, board member, W.M. Keck Foundation; and Cherry Murray, senior vice president of physical sciences research, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, and chair, Conference Steering Committee.

9 A.M. TO 10 A.M. PUBLIC BRIEFING. The new National Academies report FACILITATING INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH examines the scope of current cross-disciplinary research and recommends ways to encourage communication among scientists. It will be released simultaneously in Washington, D.C., and Irvine, Calif. Reporters who cannot attend may listen to a live audio webcast of the briefing and submit questions using an e-mail form at http://national-academies.org.

7 P.M. TO 9 P.M. AWARDS PRESENTATION. Winners of this year's
'"/>

Contact: Maureen O'Leary
NEWS@nas.edu
202-334-2138
The National Academies
15-Oct-2004


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. EPA foregoes opportunity to improve nanotechnology oversight
2. EPA and nanotechnology: Oversight for the 21st century
3. Iowa State scientists demonstrate first use of nanotechnology to enter plant cells
4. New report explores nanotechnologys future
5. Will nanotechnology revolutionize medicine?
6. Wilson Center and Pew Charitable Trusts expand efforts to examine risks/benefits of nanotechnology
7. Survey finds emotional reactions to nanotechnology
8. Understanding occupational safety and health issues of nanotechnology
9. Researchers probe health and safety impacts of nanotechnology
10. New nanotechnology able to examine single molecules, aiding in determining gene expression
11. Scientist Andrew Maynard to testify on nanotechnology research needs

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/19/2017)... New York , April 19, 2017 ... competitive, as its vendor landscape is marked by the ... the market is however held by five major players ... Safran. Together these companies accounted for nearly 61% of ... of the leading companies in the global military biometrics ...
(Date:4/13/2017)... UBM,s Advanced Design and Manufacturing event in ... and evolving technology through its 3D Printing and Smart ... the expo portion of the event and feature a ... on trending topics within 3D printing and smart manufacturing. ... will take place June 13-15, 2017 at the Jacob K. ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... offering. ... market to grow at a CAGR of 30.37% during the period ... has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs ... growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... The ... three Winners and six Finalists of the 2017 Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young ... Family Foundation and administered by the New York Academy of Sciences to honor ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... San Diego, CA (PRWEB) , ... ... ... BioInformatics (https://www.onramp.bio/ ) has launched Rosalind™, the first-ever genomics analysis platform ... eliminating all bioinformatics complexity. Named in honor of pioneering researcher Rosalind Franklin, ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... ... today it will be hosting a Webinar titled, “Pathology is going digital. Is ... , on digital pathology adoption best practices and how Proscia improves lab economics ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... Singh Biotechnology today ... designation to SBT-100, its novel anti-STAT3 (Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3) ... able to cross the cell membrane and bind intracellular STAT3 and inhibit its ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: