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Celebrating 25 Years of Progress in Bioscience Research


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Celebrate 25 years of partnership between NIST and the University of Maryland with a symposium at the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research.



Rita Colwell, PhD (University of Maryland)
Distinguished University Professor

Willie May, PhD (NIST)
Associate Director for Laboratory Programs

Scientific Session
The installation of the new 900 MHz NMR

Keynote Speaker
Stephen W. Fesik, PhD - Vanderbilt University

Remarks and Awards
Speakers include:

Patrick D. Gallagher, PhD
Director, National Institute of Standards & Technology

William E. Kirwan, PhD
Chancellor, University System of Maryland

Wallace D. Loh, PhD
President, University of Maryland

Jay A. Perman, MD
President, University of Maryland at Baltimore

Reception to Follow

Conference Web site:


Start Date: Thursday, October 25, 2012
End Date: Thursday, October 25, 2012
Location: IBBR, 9600 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, MD 20850
Audience: Industry, Government, Academia
Format: Symposium


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Driving directions are included at the link above.

Registration Contact:

The event is free. Registration is required.

Technical Contact:


John Marino, PhD (NIST, IBBR)

Don Nuss, PhD (UMD, IBBR)

David Weber, PhD (UMB, IBBR)