8:00 a.m.        Registration & Breakfast

8:45 a.m.        Welcome

Why Does Biometrology Matter?
The Honorable Dr. Willie E. May, Director Emeritus, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 
Director of Major Research and Training Initiatives, College of Computer, Mathematical, and the Natural Sciences, University of Maryland College Park



9:00 a.m.        Making the Measurements that Matter I

In Pursuit of Perfect Genome Sequencing
Michael Schatz, Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Computer Science and Biology, Johns Hopkins University



Revealing Hidden Dynamics in the Unfolding of Individual Membrane Proteins with 1-μs-resolution Atomic Force Microscopy
Tom Perkins, Fellow and Associate Chair, JILA, NIST & University of Colorado

10:00 a.m.      Lightning Talks       

10:30 a.m.      Break & Poster Viewing

11:00 A.M.


Creating the Atomic Clock of the Genome
Marc Salit, JIMB Executive Committee; Leader, Genome-Scale Measurements Group, NIST; Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering and of Pathology, Stanford University


Genome-Scale Measurements You Can Trust
Sarah Munro, JIMB Executive Committee; Team Leader, Genome-Scale Measurements Group, NIST


On Standards and Synthetic Biology
Drew Endy, JIMB Executive Committee; Associate Professor of Bioengineering, Stanford University; President, The BioBricks Foundation

12:00 p.m.      Lunch & Poster Viewing

1:15 P.M.

Making the Measurements that Matter II

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Making Quantitative Measurements at Single Cell Resolution
Nicholas Navin, Associate Professor, Co-Director, DNA Sequencing Core
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center 


Directed Evolution of Molecular Probes to Measure & Manipulate Cellular Molecules & Events
Alice Ting, Professor of Genetics, of Biology and, by courtesy, of Chemistry, Stanford University



Developing New Microfluidic Tools for High-Throughput Enzymology
Polly Fordyce, Assistant Professor of Genetics and of Bioengineering, Stanford University



2:45 p.m.        Break & Poster Viewing

3:15 p.m.        Biotechnology Innovation: What’s Next?

What Good is a Computer without a Keyboard and Display?
Christina Smolke, Professor of Bioengineering and, by courtesy, Chemical Engineering, Stanford University; Co-founder, CEO and President, Antheia, Inc. 


This Lab is Your Lab: Bringing Benchwork to the Cloud.
DJ Kleinbaum, Co-founder and Co-CEO, Emerald Cloud Lab 



4:15 p.m.

Moderated Summary DISCUSSION: Using Biometrology to Advance the Bioeconomy


Happy Hour, Continued Discussion & Poster Viewing


5:00 p.m.