The Joshua Lederberg–John von Neumann Symposium: Towards Quantitative Biology
10:00 a.m.: Paul Falkowski, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, Bennett L. Smith Chair in Business and Natural Resources, Departments of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Marine and Coastal Sciences, Board of Governors Professor and Founding Director, Rutgers Energy Institute, Rutgers University, Primary Productivity of the Planet
11:15 a.m.: Ron Milo, Ph.D., associate professor, department of plant and environmental sciences, The Charles and Louise Gartner Professional Chair, Weizmann Institute of Science, The Biomass Distribution on Earth
1:30 p.m.: Alexander Petroff, Ph.D., assistant professor, department of physics, Clark University, Structure and Dynamics of Microbial Ecosystems in Sediment
2:30 p.m.: Uma Ramakrishnan, Ph.D., associate professor, National Centre for Biological Sciences; senior fellow, Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance, Tigers in the 21st Century: Survival or Extinction?
4:00 p.m.: Mark Vellend, Ph.D., professor, department of biology, Université de Sherbrooke, Biodiversity Change During the Anthropocene