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KITP Conference: Interdisciplinarity and Discipline in Education (June 11, 2006)
Coordinators: Phil Nelson, Rob Phillips, Boris Shraiman

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Sunday, June 11, 2006

9:30am COFFEE Welcome
9:45am David Gross
(KITP Director)
Opening Remarks [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:55am Boris Shraiman
(KITP)
Provocation: A tale of two programs [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:00am Phil Nelson
(UPenn)
Intermediate Biological Physics [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:20am Koen Visscher
(Univ. of Arizona)
An interdisciplinary lab course at U. Arizona [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:40am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Bruce Alberts
(UCSF)
How can future researchers learn to distinguish a critical biological problem from a mundane one? [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am DISCUSSION
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK
2:00pm Rob Phillips
(Caltech)
Must have labs [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:20pm Ila Fiete
(KITP)
A view from the trenches [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:20pm Hernan Garcia
(Caltech)
A view from the trenches [Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
3:00pm Jané Kondev
(Brandeis)
Freshman Biophysics: Putting some life into Newton and Maxwell [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:20pm Bill Bialek
(Princeton)
The other half of Western Civilization [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:40pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:00pm Robijn Bruinsma
(UCLA)
Teaching pre-meds [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:30pm Julie Theriot
(Stanford Med School)
Physics concepts for medical students [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:50pm DISCUSSION
5:30pm RECEPTION

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