Opening Session

Joseph DeRisi, Ph.D., Univ. of California, San Francisco, CA

Innovation by Evolution: Bringing New Chemistry to Life
Frances Arnold, Ph.D., California Inst. of Technology, Pasadena, CA

Electron Cryotomography Contributes to Our Understanding of Bacterial Interactions with Their Environment
Ariane Briegel, Ph.D., Leiden Univ., Leiden, Netherlands

Future of ASM & President's Forum

Future of ASM
Michele Swanson, ASM President
Stefano Bertuzzi, ASM CEO

President's Forum
Vincent Racaniello, Ph.D., Columbia Univ. Coll. of
      Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY
Carl F. Nathan, Ph.D., Weill Cornell Med. Coll., New York, NY
Daniel Portnoy, Ph.D., Univ. of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA