NAE-Rensselaer Symposium on Biotechnology NAE-Rensselaer Symposium on Biotechnology
NAE-Rensselaer Symposium on Biotechnology





Hosted by The National Academy of Engineering and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Thursday, April 3, 2003
2:00-5:45 p.m. Symposium, Darrin Communications Center, Room 308
6:00-6:45 p.m. Reception, Russell Sage Dining Hall
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y.

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Robert S. Langer, Sc.D.


Robert S. Langer, Sc.D.
Kenneth J. Germeshausen Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Biomaterials and How They Will Change Our Lives"

Abstract & Bio

Daniel A. Hammer, Ph.D.


Daniel A. Hammer, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Bioengineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Pennsylvania

"The Transition from Rolling to Firm Adhesion in Leukocytes: A Model Biological Control System"

Abstract & Bio

Rosa Lynn Pinkus, Ph.D.


Rosa Lynn Pinkus, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine/Neurosurgery, Associate Director of Bioethics and Health Law, University of Pittsburgh

"Bioengineering Ethics: What IS it and Can You Teach It?"

Abstract & Bio

Wolf W. von Maltzahn, Ph.D.


Wolf W. von Maltzahn, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Research, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

"Biotechnology at Rensselaer and in the Capital Region"

Abstract & Bio



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