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9:00  Registration and coffee

9:15  Welcome

Ambassador of Italy to Australia HE Pier Francesco Zazo

9:30  I. Round Table: Science for Global Development

Chair: Prof. Oscar Moze, Attaché (Science), Embassy of Italy, Canberra, AUSTRALIA

Prof. Mauro Giacca, Director-General ICGEB, Trieste ITALY

Prof. Ian Chubb, Chief Scientist of Australia,Canberra, AUSTRALIA

Michael Schwager, Head of Science and Commercialisation Policy Division,
Department of Industry and Science, Australian Government, Canberra, AUSTRALIA

Prof. Anne Kelso, CEO National Health and Medical Research Council NHMRC,
Australian Government, Canberra, AUSTRALIA

Prof. Alan Finkel, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering,

11:00  Coffee

11:30  II. Regulatory Aspects of Agricultural Biotechnology

Decio Ripandelli, Director of Administration and Exernal Relations, Head, Biosafety,

Paul Keese, Office of the Gene Technology Regulator, Department of Health,
Australian Government, Canberra, AUSTRALIA

12:15  III. Malaria

Dr. Chetan Chitnis, ICGEB New Delhi, INDIA & Institut Pasteur, Paris, FRANCE

Prof. Alan Cowman, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research,
Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

13:00  Lunch

14:15  IV. Regenerative Medicine

Prof. Mauro Giacca, ICGEB, Trieste, ITALY

Dr. Enzo Porrello, University of Queensland, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA

15:00  V. Structural Biology

Dr. Amit Sharma, ICGEB New Delh, INDIA

Dr. Stuart Ralph, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

15:45 Coffee

16:15  VI. Synthetic Biology and Biofuels

Dr. Shams Yazdani, ICGEB New Delhi, INDIA

Prof. Sagadevan Mundree, Deputy Director, Centre for Tropical Crops
and Biocommodities,
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA

17:00  VII. Discussion: opportunities for Australian engagement with ICGEB

Co-Chairs: Prof. K. VijayRaghwan, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi,
INDIA and Prof. Mauro Giacca, ICGEB, Trieste

Prof. Ananda Chakrabarty, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA and member of the Council
of Scientific Advisers for ICGEB

Prof. Ahmed Azad, Bangladesh University of Health Sciences, Dhaka, BANGLADESH

Prof. Steve Swain, Breakthrough Genetic Breeding Technologies, Agriculture Flagship,

Dr. Krystal Evans, Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, AUSTRALIA

19:00  Reception hosted by Ambassador of Italy

Cod. Fisc. 90031700322

AREA Science Park
Padriciano 99
34149 Trieste, ITALY
Tel: +39-040-37571
Fax: +39-040-226555
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