Series ended Congressional Hearing
Hearing on Investing in High-Risk, High-Reward Research

About the series

The House of Representatives Committee Science and Technology; Subcommittee on Research and Science Education will hold a hearing on Investing in High-Risk, High-Reward Research. Witnesses: Dr. James Collins, Assistant Director, Directorate for Biological Sciences, National Science Foundation (NSF); Dr. Neal Lane, Malcolm Gillis University Professor and Senior Fellow James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University; Dr. Richard McCullough, Professor of Chemistry and Vice President of Research Carnegie Mellon University; Dr. Gerald Rubin, Vice President and Director Janelia Farm Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medial Institute (HHMI)

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Past events in this series

October 8, 2009, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.