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Moderated by the Chair of the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB), Paul Keim, Ph.D., this newly added session at the ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting includes discussions of the NSABB’s recommendations for the publication of the controversial H5N1 research.
NSABB Recommendations Michael T. Osterholm, Ph.D., MPH University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP)
Government Response to the Recommendations Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Science’s Response to the Situation Bruce Alberts, Ph.D. Editor-in-Chief of Science
Perspective from an Investigator Ron A.M. Fouchier, Ph.D. Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
This is a postercast by Jeffrey C. Kwong, scientist at ICES.
On Jan. 6, 2009, in Arlington, Virginia, the National Science Foundation, The Ballston Science and Technology Alliance, and BioInformatics, LLC, hosted a Cafe Scientifique on Science and Social Media. In part 2 of this 4 part video, Chris Condayan, Manager of Public Outreach for the American Society of Microbiology, shares some examples of new media in action in both communications between scientists as well as with the public at large. Condayan has written extensively on the subject of new media in the sciences and is responsible for ASM's communications using podcasts, video and blogs