FINAL AGENDA: Symbioses retreat (29 Jan.)

Symbioses: A BioSocial Network
Rutgers Institute for Health, Friday, January 29, 9:30AM-4:30PM
  1st Fl Conf Rm, 112 Paterson St. New Brunswick (1 block from NJ Transit/Amtrak New Brunswick Station)

9:00AM Coffee and bagels

9:30 Welcome
Catherine Lee (Sociology, Rutgers), Helena Hansen (Anthropology and Psychiatry, NYU) 
9:35 Introductions

10AM Biosocial innovations in curriculum, publishing and training*
Round table chair: Susan Lindee (History and Sociology of Science, UPenn)

Katayoun Chamany (Biology, The New School)
Catherine Panter-Brick (Anthropology, Yale, and Senior Editor, Social Science & Medicine)
Christine Bachrach (National Director, RWJ Foundation Health & Society Scholars Program)

11:15 Gender and development over the life course*
Round table chair: Emily Martin (Anthropology, NYU)

Dolores Malaspina (Psychiatry, NYU)
Kristen Springer (Sociology, Rutgers)
Rebecca Jordan-Young (Women and Gender Studies, Barnard)

12:30PM Lunch

1:15 The biosociality of climate change* 
Round table chair: Amber Benezra (Anthropology, NYU)

Adriana Petryna (Anthropology, UPenn)
Jeffrey Shaman (Environmental Health, Columbia)
David Bond (Center for Advancement of Public Action, Bennington College)

2:30 Coffee break

2:45 Race as Biomarker*
Round table chair: Catherine Lee (Sociology, Rutgers)

Rachel Watkins (Biological Anthropology, American University)
Michael Ralph (Social and Cultural Analysis, NYU)
Dorothy Roberts (Law and Sociology, UPenn)

4:00 Next Steps
Discussion chair: Rayna Rapp (Anthropology, NYU)

4:30 Close

4:45 Optional cash bar/meal at Harvest Moon, a casual brewery/eatery within walking distance from the meeting

* Roundtables consist of 15 minutes of research highlights and biosocial collaboration lessons learned by each speaker, followed by group discussion