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Project Title: A Study of Technologies to Benefit Farmers in Africa and South Asia

PIN: BANR-O-06-04-A         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies

Sub Unit:
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources

RSO:
Schoen, Robin

Subject/Focus Area:



Meeting 7
September 24, 2007 - September 24, 2007
Virtual Meeting


If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Ruthie Arieti
Email: rarieti@nas.edu
Phone: 202 334 2856
Fax: 202 334 1978


Agenda:

Advance registration is required for this meeting. If you wish to be added to the teleconference, you must contact Ruthie Arieti by Wednesday, September 19, 2007.

Tentative Agenda

Monday, September 24, 2007
Virtual (teleconference)

OPEN SESSION

10:00 – 10:20 am (EDT)
Vaccine Development and Delivery Mechanisms
Hans Draayer and Raja Krishnan, Pfizer

10:20 – 10:30
Q&A

10:30 – 10:50
DNA Vaccines
Guy Palmer, Washington State University

10:50 – 11:00
Q&A

11:00 – 11:20
Plant-Based Vaccines
Vidadi Yusibov, Fraunhofer USA Center for Molecular Biotechnology

11:20 – 11:30
Q&A

11:30 - 11:50
Food Borne Diseases
Roy Curtiss, Arizona State University Center for Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology

11:50 - 12:00 p.m.
Q&A

12:00 – 12:30
Discussion
• Technological gaps
• Technologies with greatest impact
• Pie-in-the-sky ideas

12:30 – 12:45
Wrap Up and Summary

12:45
Adjourn