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Leadership in Interdisciplinarity, Networking & Collaboration (LINC)

Chase Park Plaza, St. Louis, MO
February 24 & 25, 2011

TENTATIVE AGENDA

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DAY ONE: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Keynote Address:
"Addressing Grand Societal Challenges Requires Change in Conduct of Research: The Role of NIFA in 'Assisting' the Change"
Roger Beachy,
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
8:30 -10:00 a.m.

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Break

NSF Programs in the Education and Human Resources (EHR) Directorate: Educating the Public and the Next Generation of Scientific and Technical Workers Richard Norris, STLCC;
David Hanych, NSF, EHR-DRL
10:15 -11:45 a.m.

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The Challenge of Funding Interdisciplinary Research: An Agency Perspective

Alan J. Tessier, NSF, DEB

10:15 -11:45 a.m.

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Local Community Partnerships Marty Galganski and Bob Coulter, Missouri Botanical Gardens;
Cindy Encarnación,
St. Louis Science Center;
John Chick and Susan Czerwinski, National Great Rivers Research & Education Center
10:15 -11:45 a.m.

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Fulbright International Research and Teaching Exchange Programs Andrew Riess, IIE;
Joseph Stimpfl, Webster;
Grant Chapman, Webster
10:15 -11:45 a.m.

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NIH Small Group Meetings

Aileen Schulte, NIH, NIMH
Ming Lei, NIH, NCI

10:15 -11:45 a.m.

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Break

STEM Education: Challenges, Solutions, and Partnership Models Sharon Locke, SIUE STEM Center;
Dana Benedicktus, WUSTL Science Outreach;
David Hanych, NSF, EHR-DRL
1:15 - 2:45 p.m.

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Good Grantsmanship Karen Dodson, WUSTL;
Kate Woerheide, WUSTL
1:15 - 2:45 p.m.

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Interdisciplinary Collaborations and How to Find Them Kristi Holmes, Becker Medical Library, WUSTL;
Holly Falk-Krzesinski, NUCATS, Northwestern University
1:15 - 2:45 p.m.

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Industry and University Research Partnerships Donald Senich, NSF, ENG-IIP
Kevin Hubbard, SIUE-SIAM
Kristine Jarden, SIUE- EC
Nasser Arshadi, UMSL
1:15 - 2:45 p.m.

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NSF CAREER and PECASE: Aspects of Successful Proposals

Sonya Bahar, UMSL
Erin Chambers, SLU
Jason Knouft, SLU
Christa Johnson, SIUE

3:00 - 4:15 p.m.

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NIH "State of Funding" Address Aileen Schulte, NIH, NIMH;
Ming Lei, NIH, NCI
3:00 - 4:15 p.m.

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Topics in Energy and Sustainability Research Alan Tessier, NSF;
Donald Senich, NSF;
Himadri Pakrasi, WUSTL iCARES;
Jingyue (Jimmy) Liu, UMSL Center for Nanoscience
3:00 - 4:15 p.m.

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Beyond Digitization Digital Humanities as a Mode of Research Helen Cullyer, Mellon Foundation;
Jim Ginther, SLU;
Joe Loewenstein, WUSTL;
Jonathan Sawday, SLU;
Perry Trolard, WUSTL
3:00 - 4:15 p.m.

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Best Practices in Community Collaborations: Exploring What Works (and What Doesn't)

David Wilson, East-West Gateway;
Brendolyn Bailey-Burch and Joel Epstein, Missouri Institute of Mental Health, UMSL;
Sarah Coffin, SLU;
John Woolschlager, SLU

3:00 - 4:15 p.m.

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Networking Reception

DAY TWO: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25

Distinguishing Your T's, F's, and R's: An overview of NIH Training Mechanisms Shawn Drew, NIH, NIGMS;
Ming Lei, NIH, NCI
8:30 -10:00 a.m.

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National Science Foundation: An Inside Look at the Review Process Jerry Weinberg, SIUE;
Ashok Agrawal, STLCC;
Joel Eissenberg, SLU;
Linda Warren, SLU;
Alan J. Tessier, NSF
8:30 -10:00 a.m.

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SBIR/STTRs Bill Simon, CET;
Francis Chmelir, MoFAST ;
8:30 -10:00 a.m.

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Small Group Meetings with Program Officers Andy Riess, Fulbright
Donald Senich, NSF
David Hanych, NSF
8:30 -10:00 a.m.

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St. Louis Allied Research Collaborative Sarah Coffin, SLU;
Andy Theising, SLU-IUR;
Mark Tranel, UMSL-PPRC
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

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Break

The NIH Review Process: An Inside Look Sarah Gehlert, WUSTL;
Nicholas Davidson, WUSTL;
John Tavis, SLU;
Lynda Morrison, SLU
10:30 - noon

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Fostering Commercial Innovation Vicki Gonzalez, NIDUS;
Eric Gulve, Biogenerator;
Dennis Lower, Cortex;
Ray Tait, SLU
10:30 - noon

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Small Group Meetings with Program Officers Shawn Drew, NIH
Donald Senich, NSF
Alan Tessier, NSF
David Hanych, NSF
10:30 - noon

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