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Prospective US-China Cooperation on Microbiological Data, Research, and Applications 

December 7, 2009
 
National Academy of Sciences
The Keck Center, Room 101
500 Fifth Street NW, Washington DC
 
AGENDA
 
10:00
Introductions
 
10:10
  • Background on the U.S. National Academies and the Board on Research Data & Information
  • The US-China Roundtable on Scientific Data Cooperation
    (see www.nas.edu/brdi)
  • A planned joint US-China study on Improving Scientific Data Sharing
  • Results of international symposium on Designing the Microbial Research Commons (see “Activities and Events” under www.nas.edu/brdi)
Paul UHLIR, Director, Board on Research Data and Information
10:45
Presentations by the leaders of the Chinese Delegation from the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
 
 
 
Prof. Xuhua SUN, MOST
 
2.   The Biological Resource Center) in the Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Prof. Xiuzhu DONG, CAS
 
Prof. Juncai MA, CAS
11:30
Dr. Eileen CHOFFNES, BGH, IOM
11:45
Ms. Kelly LAI, BAO
12:00
Dr. Lita PROCTOR, NSF
12:15
General discussion
 
12:30
Lunch and continued discussion
 
1:15
Adjourn
 
 
 
 Members of the Chinese Delegation

1.    Prof. Xuhua SUN
       Division Director, National Science & Technology Infrastructure Center
       Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)
       B-15 Fuxing Rd., Beijing, China 100862

2.    Dr. Xuerong XING
       Director, Division of Industrial Bio-tech Research and Development,
       Bureau of Life Science and Biotechnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
       52 Sanlihe Rd., Xicheng District, Beijing 100864, China

3.    Prof. Quanfa ZHANG
       Director, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences
       Moshan, Wuhan 430074, P. R. China

4.    Prof. Xiuzhu DONG
       Director, State Key Laboratory of Microbial Resources
       Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMCAS)
       1 West Beichen Rd, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China 100101

5.    Prof. Juncai MA
       Director, Information Network Center
       Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMCAS)
       1 West Beichen Rd, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China 100101

6.    Prof. Yuguang ZHOU
       Director, China General Microbiological Culture Collection Center
       Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMCAS)
       1 West Beichen Rd, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China 100101
 
7.    Prof. Jinmin FU
       University of Maryland
 
 
U.S. Participants
 
1.    Ms. Kelly LAI
       Biotechnology Industry Organization, klai@bio.org
 
2.    Dr. Lita Proctor
       National Science Foundation, lproctor@nsf.gov
 
3.    Dr. Eileen CHOFFNES
       Board on Global Biology, Institute of Medicine, echoffne@nas.edu
 
4.    Paul UHLIR, JD,
       Board on Research Data and Information, National Research Council, puhlir@nas.edu