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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) blue sky exercise

In Uncategorized on June 4, 2007 at 3:01 pm

The NINDS seeks input on the following questions from academic and industrial neuroscience researchers, clinicians, patient groups, and any other members of the public with significant interest in the future of neuroscience. Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and clinical fellows, who represent the future of neuroscience research, are especially encouraged to respond. To participate: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/about_ninds/plans/strategic_plan/blue_sky_vision.htm. The deadline for responding is: August 31, 2007.

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Joseph J. Pancrazio, PhD

Program Director, Repair & Plasticity

National Institutes of Health, NINDS

6001 Executive Blvd, NSC 2205

Rockville, MD 20852

tel: 301-496-1447

fax: 301-480-1080

e-mail: pancrazj@ninds.nih.gov

USA PCAST meeting on Nanotech

In nano on June 4, 2007 at 12:21 am

The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) is scheduled to meet in open session on Monday, June 25, 2007, in Arlington, VA. The PCAST subcommittee on nanotechnology has convened representative experts from academia, industry, and non-governmental organizations to provide an overview of nanotechnology applications and implications. The PCAST subcommittee is tentatively scheduled to hear presentations on applications of nanotechnology, with specific examples of nanotechnology-based innovation and commercialization across a range of products and industries. The PCAST also is tentatively scheduled to hear presentations on the environmental, health, and safety implications of nanotechnology from a range of perspectives. The presentations are intended to inform, in part, the Council’s review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative and assessment of progress towards realizing the benefits of nanotechnology advances.

Additional information and the final agenda will be posted at the PCAST web site at: http://www.ostp.gov/PCAST/pcast.html, where interested participants may also register.

Atomic spectroscopy on a chip

In nano on June 4, 2007 at 12:20 am

see more at source

Nanotechnology, Privacy and Shifting Social Convention

In nano on June 4, 2007 at 12:15 am

see paper here

Synthetic Biology Conference 3.0

In Uncategorized on June 4, 2007 at 12:10 am

The conference will take place at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland, from 24th-26th June 2007
more at source.