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Leadership in Interdisciplinarity, Networking & Collaboration (LINC)

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

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SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS:

Day One: Thurs., Feb 24

Session Presenter(s) and Power Point Link
Keynote Address Roger Beachy

10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

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, DRL

The Challenge of Funding Interdisciplinary Research: An Agency Perspective Alan Tessier, NSF, DEB
Local Community Partnerships Marty Galganski and Bob Coulter, Missouri Botanical Gardens;

Cindy EncarnaciĆ³n,

St. Louis Science Center;

John Chick and Susan Czerwinski, National Great Rivers Research & Education Center

Fulbright International Research and Teaching Exchange Programs Andrew Riess, IIE;

Joseph Stimpfl, Webster;

Grant Chapman, Webster

1:15 - 2:45 p.m.

STEM Education: Challenges, Solutions, and Partnership Models Sharon Locke, SIUE STEM Center;

Dana Benedicktus, WUSTL Science Outreach;

David Hanych, NSF, EHR-DRL

Good Grantsmanship Karen Dodson, WUSTL;

Kate Woerheide, WUSTL

Interdisciplinary Collaborations and How to Find Them Kristi Holmes, Becker Medical Library, WUSTL;

Holly Falk-Krzesinski, NUCATS, Northwestern University

Industry and University Research Partnerships Donald Senich, NSF, ENG-IIP

Kevin Hubbard, SIUE-SIAM

Nasser Arshadi, UMSL

Kristine Jarden, SIUE- EC

3:00 - 4:15 p.m.

NSF CAREER and PECASE: Aspects of Successful Proposals Sonya Bahar, UMSL

Erin Chambers, SLU

Jason Knouft, SLU

Christa Johnson, SIUE, (NSF slides)
NIH "State of Funding" Address Aileen Schulte, NIH, NIMH;

Ming Lei, NIH, NCI

Topics in Energy and Sustainability Research Alan Tessier, NSF;

Donald Senich, NSF;

Himadri Pakrasi, WUSTL iCARES;

Jingyue (Jimmy) Liu, UMSL Center for Nanoscience
Beyond Digitization Digital Humanities as a Mode of Research Jim Ginther, SLU;

Joe Loewenstein, WUSTL;

Jonathan Sawday, SLU;

Perry Trolard, WUSTL
Best Practices in Community Collaborations: Exploring What Works (and What Doesn't) David Wilson, East-West Gateway;

Brendolyn Bailey-Burch, Missouri Institute of Mental Health, UMSL;

Sarah Coffin, SLU;

John Woolschlager, SLU

Day Two: Fri. Feb 25

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Distinguishing Your T's, F's, and R's: An overview of NIH Training Mechanisms Shawn Drew, NIH, NIGMS;

Ming Lei, NIH, NCI

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
SBIR/STTRs Bill Simon, CET;

Francis Chmelir, MoFAST
St. Louis Applied Research Collaborative Sarah Coffin, SLU;

Andy Theising, SLU-IUR;

Mark Tranel, UMSL-PPRC

10:30 a.m. - noon

The NIH Review Process: An Inside Look Sarah Gehlert, WUSTL;

Nicholas Davidson, WUSTL;

John Tavis, SLU;

Lynda Morrison, SLU
Fostering Commercial Innovation Vicki Gonzalez, NIDUS;

Eric Gulve, Biogenerator;

Dennis Lower, Cortex;

Ray Tait, SLU