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TUESDAY, JUNE 25th, 2019

10:00 Welcome Coffee

10:30 Introduction

            Session I [10:45-12:15]
            New  Scientific Works & Ethical Implications
            Chair: Cécilia Bognon-Kuss

10:45    Stéphane Sarrade (Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives de Saclay, France):
             Green Chemistry and ecology

11:15    Barbara Demeneix & Jean-Baptiste Fini, (Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris) :
             Importance of fetal thyroid hormone signaling for brain development:
             a window of vulnerability for endocrine disruption.

11:45    Grant Fisher (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea):
             The ethics and epistemology of stem cell toxicity models

12:15   Lunch

            Session II [13:30-17:00]
            Historical Studies
            Chair: Quentin Hiernaux

13:30    Antonino Drago (University “Federico II” of Naples, Italy) :
             A common foundation of biology and chemistry according to a Leibniz’s suggestion.

14:00    Miguel Escribano Cabez (University of Basque Country, Spain):
             G.W. Leibniz and the problem of constitution and genesis of the organic bodies. Eduction and preformationism

14:30    Sarah Hijmans (Université Paris Diderot, SPHERE, France):
             Oxygen and the reactions of life in Lavoisier’s chemistry

15:00    Coffee Break

15:30    Cécilia Bognon-Kuss (IPHST & Université Paris Diderot, France):
             From Stoffwechsel to metabolism: The rise of a chemical biology

16:00    Sara Franceschelli (ENS of Lyon, France):
             Instabilities first! A relational interpretation of Turing’s approach to morphogenesis

16:30    Ute Deichmann (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel):
             Data, theory, and scientific belief in early molecular biology: Pauling's and Crick's conflicting notions
             about the genetic determination of protein synthesis and the solution to the 'secret of life'

17:00    END


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26th, 2019

9:30 Welcome Coffee

            Session IIIa [10:00-12:45]
            Ontological Issues
            Chair: Stephan Guttinger

10:00    Keynote speaker:
             Stephan Guttinger (Centre for Philosophy of Natural & Social Science, London School of Economics, UK):
             Understanding the nature of molecules: Process ontology and scientific practice

11:00   Coffee Break

11:15    Donato Bergandi (Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris):
             Rethinking emergence

11:45    Jean-Pierre Llored (SPHere, University Paris Diderot, France ; Linacre College, Oxford University, UK):
             Relational ontologies in chemistry, biology, and ecology: An investigation

12:15    Quentin Hiernaux (FNRS-FUB, Belgium):
             Do chemical substances have ecological existence conditions?

12:45   Lunch

           Session IIIb [14:00-16:30]
           Ontological Issues
           Chair: Joachim Schummer

14:00   Guglielmo Militello (Univ. of the Basque Country & IAS-Research Centre for Life, Mind & Society, Spain) :
            Structural and organisational conditions for being a machine

14:30   Daniel J. Nicholson (Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Austria) :
            Is it appropriate to conceptualize biological macromolecules as molecular machines?

15:00   Coffee Break

15:30   Klaus Ruthenberg (Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Germany):
            Acids: Chemical or biological kinds?

16:00   Gregor Greslehner (CNRS & University of Bordeaux, France):
            What is the explanatory role of the structure-function relationship in immunology?

16:30   END


THURSDAY, JUNE 27th, 2019

9:00   Welcome Coffee

           Session IV [9:30-15:00]
            Bridging Concepts & Approaches
            Chair: Jean-Pierre Llored

9:30     Keynote speaker:
            Samir Okasha (President of the European Philosophy of Science Association, Bristol University, UK):
            Can the philosophy of biology provide any lessons for the philosophy of chemistry?

10:30    Coffee Break

10:45   Olivier Sartenaer (University of Cologne, Germany) :
            A place of its own? On the role of chemistry in the dispute over the reducibility of biology to physics

11:15   Jerome Santolini (Institute for Integrative Biology of the Cell, University Paris-Saclay, France)
            & Martin Feelisch (Faculty of Medicine and Institute for Life Sciences, University of Southampton, UK):
            Redox chemistry as the principal biological language

11:45   Michael Tobin (Independent scholar, Baltimore, USA):
            Species as Quanta?: State discreteness in biology

12:15   Lunch

13:30   Michele Friend (Georgetown University, USA) :
            Conceptual analysis in chemistry and biology using formal languages

14:00   Benjamin J. McFarland (Seattle Pacific University, USA):
            The power of dissipative systems for chemical and biological explanation

14:30   Petra R. M. Maitz (Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Austria):
            RNA folding manner creates new insights of selforganising systems, a metamodernism?

15:00   Coffee Break

            Session V [15:00-17:30]
            Synthetic Biology
            Chair: Cécilia Bognon-Kuss

15:30  Franck Dumeignil (Chemistry Department, University of Lille, France):
           Hybrid catalysis as a new topical concept bridging biotechs and chemistry

16:00  Joachim Schummer (Editor-in-chief of Hyle, International Journal for the Philosophy of Chemistry):
           Knowing through making: A comparison between synthetic chemistry and synthetic biology

16:30  Massimiliano Simons (KU Leuven, Belgium):
           Dreaming of a universal biology

17:00  Dominic J. Berry (London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom):
           The synthesis of DNA: Chemical subunits making a narrative of biological engineering

17:30  General discussion and organization of the second symposium in 2020



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