January 12-13, 2012, Omni Houston Hotel, Houston, Texas
The theme of TAMEST's 9th Annual Conference was Energy for Life: from Human Metabolism to Powering the Planet. This unique event explored innovations in energy--from the challenges of meeting global energy needs to research advancements in human energy metabolism.
Marvin E. Odum
President, Shell Oil Company
William H. Dietz, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity
and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control
The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison
United States Senator and Honorary Chair of The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas
In 2011, TAMEST welcomed 17 new members, representing the largest annual increase in the history of the organization. Six of these new members were Texans who were elected to one of the National Academies, and 11 became members when they relocated to the state. Additionally, three current members were elected to a second National Academy, bringing the number of TAMEST members with this distinction to 20. Also in 2011, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute became TAMEST’s 16th institutional member.
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Selected Conference Highlights
University Research is Vital to the Future of Texas by Chancellors Francisco Cigarroa and John Sharp
TAMEST Helps Texas Lead Way in Innovation
Shell Leader Expects Arctic Offshore Drilling This Year
Salud America! Working to Combat Obesity Among Latino Children by Dr. Amelie Ramirez
Smart Grids Called Vulnerable to Hackers