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At the Biology Department Auditorium B-39

8:00 – 9:00
Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:30
9:30 – 10:45
Bioprospecting: Value for Science and Industry Synthetic Biology
Dr. Tamas Torok
Center for Environmental Biotechnology Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California
10:45 – 11:00
11:00 – 11:30
The Museum of Bioprospecting, Intellectual Property, and the Public Domain: A Place, a Process, A Philosophy
Dr. Joseph Vogel
Department of Economics University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras
11:30 – 12:00
Technology Based Entrepreneurship
Dr. José A. Cruz
College of Business Administration University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
12:00 – 12:30
Round Table Discussion
12:30 – 1:30
Lunch on your own

At the Eugene Francis Conference Room F-229
(Physics Department)

1:30 – 2:30
Poster Exhibition
2:30 – 4:30
Workshop: Generation in Biological Prototypes and Implementing Synthetic Biology in the Classroom
Dr. Carlos Ríos Velázquez
Department of Biology University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
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