New Frontiers in Characterizing Biological Systems
Report from the May 2009 Workshop
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To promote development of a new generation of characterization technologies,the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) hosted the New Frontiers in Characterizing Biological Systems workshop in May 2009. Experts from scientific disciplines relevant to DOE missions and from the enabling technologies (e.g., optical spectroscopy, genomic sequencing technology, electrochemistry, electron microscopy, and mass spectrometry) met to determine the opportunities and requirements for identifying and developing new tools and analytical approaches for characterizing cellular- and multicellular-level functions and processes that are essential to develop solutions for DOE missions in biofuels, carbon cycling and biogeochemistry, low dose radiation, and environmental stewardship. The intent of the workshop was to broadly explore future technology capabilities that are needed, not current technologies and their development.
Suggested Citation: U.S. DOE. 2009. New Frontiers in Characterizing Biological systems: Report from the May 2009 Workshop, DOE/SC-0121, U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science (https://genomicscience.energy.gov/characterization/).