Caltech Workshop on Self-Replicating Chemical Systems

California Institute of Technology
Center for Biological Circuit Design
Rock Auditorium, Broad Center for Biological Sciences
Pasadena, California

August 27 - 28, 2007


 

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The following speakers and panelists are confirmed:

SPEAKERS:
Steve Benner Foundation for Applied Molecular Evolution
Irene Chen Harvard University
Greg Chirikjian Johns Hopkins University
Andrew Ellington University of Texas at Austin
Anthony Forster Vanderbilt University
Reza Ghadiri Scripps Research Institute
Martin Hanczyc ProtoLife, Inc. (Venice, Italy)
Gerald Joyce Scripps Research Institute
Eric Klavins University of Washington
David Lynn Emory University
Martin Nowak Harvard University
Vincent Noireaux University of Minnesota
Rebecca Schulman Caltech
Peter Unrau Simon Fraser University
Bernard Yurke Lucent Technologies

PANELISTS:
Chris Adami Keck Graduate Institute and Caltech
Paul Chaikin New York University
Drew Endy Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Satoshi Murata Tokyo Institute of Technology
Leslie Orgel Salk Institute for Biological Studies

program

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Monday
7:45 am Check-in and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Introductory Remarks
8:45 am Reza Ghadiri
Scripps Research Institute
9: 20 am Peter Unrau
Simon Fraser University
9:55 am Break
10:30 am Greg Chirikjian
Johns Hopkins University
11:05 am Martin Hanczyc
ProtoLife, Inc. (Venice, Italy)
11:40 am Tony Forster
Vanderbilt University
12:30 pm Lunch (On your own)
2:00 pm Bernie Yurke
Lucent Technologies
2:35 pm Vincent Noireaux
University of Minnesota
3:10 pm Break
3:40 pm Gerald Joyce
Scripps Research Institute
4:15 pm panel discussion
Self-Replicating Circuits
5:00 pm Poster Session
7:30 pm Banquet Dinner
Tuesday
7:45 am Check-in and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Steve Benner
Foundation for Applied Molecular Evolution
9: 05 am Eric Klavins
University of Washington
9:40 am Break
10:10 am David Lynn


Emory University
10:45 am Irene Chen
Harvard University
11:20 panel discussion
The Chemical Origins of Life
12:30 Lunch (On your own)
2:00 Martin Nowak
Harvard University
2:35 Rebecca Schulman
Caltech
3:10 Break
3:40 Andy Ellington
University of Texas at Austin
4:15 panel discussion
Evolution in Simple Systems
5:00 Concluding Remarks