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Staff Briefing in US Congress

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The staff briefing on US-EU IT and Medical Sciences Research Infrastructures in the US Congress will give prominence to ITFoM, BBMRI and ECRIN and will be highly influential in developing further EU-US Science Partnership.


When: Tuesday, 5th June, 11:00

Where: Rayburn House Office Building 2325


Day 2 Tuesday, 5th June
                        Staff Briefing Congress in RHOB 2325
10:30 Set-up and Welcome
11:00 Introduction
Sean Kelly Member of the European Parliament
11:05 Information and Communication Technologies for the Future of Medicine – ITFoM
Prof Hans Lehrach Coordinator ITFoM, Director Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics
Prof George Church Professor for Genetics, Harvard Medical School
11:20 Questions & Answers ITFoM
11:30 Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructure- BBMRI - 
The need for common Standards
Prof Kurt Zatloukal Coordinator BBMRI, Medical University of Graz
11:45 Questions & Answers BBMRI
11:55 European Clinical Research Infrastructure Network – ECRIN 
Prof Jacques Demotes-Mainard Coordinator ECRIN, INSERM
Dr Ted Trimble Director of NCI's Center for Global Health
12:10 Questions & Answers ECRIN
12:20 Lunch & General Questions & Answers