National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity

Office of Biotechnology Activities
National Institutes of Health

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Bethesda, MD 20892-7985

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June 30, 2005

July 1, 2005

Friday, July 1, 2005
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Welcome and Agenda Overview  (Real Video Clip)


Session III- Codes of Conduct in the Life Sciences

Promoting and Enhancing Responsible Research in the Life Sciences: The Role of a Code of Conduct
(Real Video Clip)

Phillip A. Sharp, Ph.D.
Institute Professor at the Center for Cancer Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Challenges in Proposing a Code of Conduct with Dual Use Perspectives  (Real Video Clip)

Brian Rappert, Ph.D.
University of Exeter, Exeter, U.K.

Malcolm Dando, Ph.D.
Bradford University , U.K.

General Discussion and Questions from the Board  (Real Video Clip)

Session III Speakers

Section IV- Dual Use Research: International Perspectives

Dual Use Research: International Perspectives  (Real Video Clip)

Shana Dale, Esq.
Chief of Staff and General Counsel
Office of Science and Technology Policy, White House


Session V- Chemical Synthesis of Bacterial and Viral Genomes

 Gene Synthesis Technology: State of the Science  (Real Video Clip)

J. Craig Venter, Ph.D.
Founder and President
J. Craig Venter Institute

Potential Risks and Benefits of Genome Synthesis  (Real Video Clip)

George Church, Ph.D.
Professor of Genetics, Director of the Center for Computational Genetics
Harvard Medical School

Biosecurity Concerns Involving Genome Services Providers: An Industry Perspective
(Real Video Clip)

John Mulligan, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Blue Heron Biotechnology

General Discussion and Questions from the Board  (Real Video Clip)

Session V Speakers

Next Steps  (Real Video Clip)


Public Comments  (Real Video Clip)




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