The 4th virtual session of the VI BRISPE will be held VI BRISPE
on October 30, 2020.
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Meeting ID: 882 7540 3283
Mario Biagioli, Professor of Law and Communication at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law; Former (founding) director for the Center for Science and Innovation Studies of UC Davis, USA
Distinguished Professor of Law and Communication at UCLA. He was previously a Distinguished Professor in the School of Law, the STS Program, and the Department of History at UC Davis, where he was the founding director for the Center for Science and Innovation Studies, and an Associate faculty member of the Cultural Studies Program and the Critical Theory Program. Prior to UC Davis, he was Professor of History of Science at Harvard. He has also taught at Stanford, the University of Chicago, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris), UCLA’s Department of History, and the European University at St Petersburg. A recipient of a Simon Guggenheim Fellowship and grants from the NSF, the Mellon Foundation, the ACLS, and the Russian Ministry of Science and Education, Dr. Biagioli has been awarded fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (Stanford). Dr. Biagioli has authored and edited eight books, including Gaming the Metrics: New Ecologies of Academic Misconduct (with A. Lippman, MIT Press, 2020); From Russia with Code (with Vincent Lepinay, Duke University Press, 2019); Making and Unmaking Intellectual Property (with P. Jaszi and M. Woodmansee, University of Chicago Press, 2011); Galileo's Instruments of Credit: Telescopes, Images, Secrecy (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006); Scientific Authorship: Credit and Intellectual Property in Science (with Peter Galison, Routledge, 2003); and Galileo, Courtier (University of Chicago Press, 1993), (translated in German, Greek, Spanish, and Portuguese).
Christian Gonzalez-Billaut, Professor at the Faculty of Sciences, Universidad de Chile; President of the Chilean Society for Neuroscience; Member of the International Advisory Board of DORA, USA
Dr. Gonzalez-Billaut is Full Professor at the Faculty of Sciences and the Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Chile, Director of the Geroscience Center for Brain Health and Metabolism (GERO) and Adjunct Professor at The Buck Institute for Research on Aging. After receiving the degree of Biochemist in Chile, he obtained his PhD in Cell Molecular Biology at the Center for Molecular Biology Severo Ochoa in Spain.
Currently, Dr. Gonzalez-Billaut is the president of the Chilean Society for Neuroscience, member of the international advisory board of the San Francisco Declaration of Research Assessment – DORA - and the first Chilean researcher elected European Molecular Biology Organization – EMBO -member. He is serving on the advisory committee for the Grants Sub direction of the Chilean Agency for Research and Development.
Dr. Gonzalez-Billaut is profoundly interested in improving the mechanisms of researchassessment, seeking to promote fair and transparent evaluation of academics.
Alexander Kellner, Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Director of the National Museum, UFRJ; Editor-in-Chief of the Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, Brazil
Alexander Kellner has a PhD from the Department of Geological Sciences, Lamont Doherty Geological Observatory, Columbia University/American Museum of Natural History, New York, United States. Dr. Kellner is Professor at the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).
He is a curator of the Museum`s geological and paleontological departments. He is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, an Honorary Member of the New York Paleontological Society and Sociedad Paleontologica de Chile, and Associate Researcher at the American Museum of Natural History and the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (China). He received the 2010 award from The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in the Earth Sciences category and was elected a TWAS member in 2013. Dr. Kellner has a strong publication record and is an experienced reviewer. He is editor-in-chief of the Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences.