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National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research
Scientific Interactions Subcommittee (SIS) Forum

Animal Models and Beyond
April 23, 2013
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Draft Agenda

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8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Opening Remarks - Jim Swearengen (DHS NBACC)
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM Overview of New Activities - Thomas Hartung
Director, Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT)
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM 3 R's and Animal Modeling - Marisa St. Claire
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Break
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Human Organoids on a Microfluid Platform - Dan Angelini & Stephanie Cole
Army's Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, Aberdeen, MD
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM Developing Tissue Disease Models and Stem Cells - Danilo Tagle
Associate Director for Special Initiatives, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, NIH
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Revolutionizing Prosthetics - Kent Pankratz
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch and Open Panel Discussion
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM In Silico Modeling - Thomas J. Colatsky
Director, Division of Drug Safety Research, CDER, FDA
1:45 PM - 2:30 PM Synthesis of New Three-Dimensional Architectures - Linda Griffith (or rep)
Professor, Biological and Mechanical Engineering, MIT
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Break
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Signaling the Immune System - Garry Nolan
Professor, Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford school of Medicine, Stanford University
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Organ on a Chip - Don Ingber and Kit Parker
Wyss Institute, Harvard University
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM Wrap-Up -Lisa Hensley (NIAID, IRF)

General Information

For conference related questions please contact Estella Jones


Fort Detrick Campus,
Bldg. 549 Main Auditorium

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