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Richard I. Morimoto, Ph.D., Workshop Chair
Marion M. Zatz, Ph.D., Workshop Organizer

Sunday, May 6, 2001 
7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Registration
7:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Welcome
Marion M. Zatz, Ph.D.
Marvin Cassman, Ph.D.
7:45 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Keynote Address
Freeman A. Hrabowski III, Ph.D.
8:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. Questions and Discussion: Beginning the Dialogue
8:45 p.m. - 9:15 p.m. Workshop Goals
Richard I. Morimoto, Ph.D.
Clifton A. Poodry, Ph.D
9:15 p.m. Reception
Monday, May 7, 2001
7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Poster Setup
8:20 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Opening Comments
Ruth L. Kirschstein, M.D.
8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Panel I - Importance of Institutional Commitment

Demographics and Trends: Impact on Education and Training at the Research University
Richard I. Morimoto, Ph.D., Chair

An Institutional Approach to Student Diversity: A Centralized Organization Structure Which Retains Local Responsibility
Richard McGee, Ph.D.

How Do We Institutionalize What We Learn from NIGMS Minority Training Grants?
Luis P. Villarreal, Ph.D.

Faculty Commitment to Increasing Diversity
Gayle R. Slaughter, Ph.D.

Mentoring in Minority Training
Michael F. Summers, Ph.D.


10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. - 12 noon Poster Session - Best Practices for Recruitment and Retention of Minority Students
12 noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Breakout Groups and Leaders - Recruitment and Retention Strategies
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Panel II - Recruitment and Retention Strategies: Report of Breakout Groups
4:30 p.m. - 4:55 p.m. Concluding Address: Learning From the Past To Plot a Future
David R. Burgess, Ph.D.
4:55 p.m. Final Remarks and Farewell
Richard I. Morimoto, Ph.D.