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On November 12-13, 2015, The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST) hosted a one-of-a-kind event, a new research summit in Texas that gathered federal agencies and Texas’ leading researchers together to highlight the outstanding research and innovation taking place in Texas. The objective of the summit was to better understand federal research priorities so that Texas institutions are more competitive in seeking federal funding.

The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST) is a nonprofit brain trust for Texas. Our members make new discoveries, lay the groundwork for tackling critical issues, and change the course of funding, legislation, and society. With over 270 members, TAMEST is composed of the Texas-based members of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and the state’s 10 Nobel Laureates. Lean more about TAMEST and its mission.

Learn more about the Texas Research Summit:

Texas Research Summit Summary   Texas Research Summary Overview and Takeaways
Gordon England   Recap the Summit with Gordon England
Mauro Ferrari   The Promise of Precision Medicine: Dr. Mauro Ferrari of Houston Methodist Research Institute
Computer Chip   Using Science to Improve Cybersecurity with AT&T Labs
Paul Chu   Energy Storage: Why Texas Research Offers Promise for the Future, with Dr. Paul Chu of University of Houston
Joseph Beaman   How Texas Could Help Revitalize Manufacturing in America with Dr. Joseph Beaman of UT Austin
Tom Jacobs   Groundbreaking Ideas in Brain Research in Texas with Dr. Tom Jacobs of UT System
Social Media   See Social Media from the Summit

See Photos from the Summit:

Texas Research Summit Photos   Texas Research Summit Photos on Flickr

Read Media Coverage of the Summit:

Cybersecurity expert discusses threat response (San Antonio Express-News)

Texas Researchers Meet, Discuss How To Best Compete For Federal Funds (Houston Public Media)

View Presentations from the Summit:

France Córdova   Dr. France Córdova
Director, National Science Foundation
National Science Foundation Keynote
Phillip Singerman   Dr. Phillip Singerman
Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services, NIST
National Institute of Standards and Technology Research Priorities
Stefanie Tompkins   Dr. Stefanie Tompkins
Director, Defense Sciences, DARPA
Seeds of Technological Change

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