WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, August 9, House Science Committee Chairman Sherwood Boehlert (R – NY), and Committee member and Long Island Congressman Felix Grucci (R – NY), will visit Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, New York, and Stony Brook University in Stony Brook.  Their schedule is as follows:

Brookhaven National Laboratory

9:20 a.m.       Congressman Grucci to address RHIC-AGS Users Group-  Berkner Hall Auditorium

9: 40 a.m.      Chairman Boehlert Address to RHIC-AGS Users Group –  Berkner Hall Auditorium

10:00 a.m.      Dennis Kovar, Director, Department of Energy, Nuclear Physics, to address RHIC-AGS Users Group –  Berkner Hall Auditorium

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.      Tour of RHIC Collider -Bay Area, Bldg 1006 

10:45 – 10:55 a.m.      Tour of STAR Detector

11:00 – 11:10 a.m.      Tour of PHENIX Detector – Counting House

11:15 – 11:35 a.m.      Tour of National Synchrotron Light Source – NSLS, lobby  – Bldg 725

11:40 – 11:55 a.m.      Tour of  Substance Abuse Research at PET – Bldg 906 

11:55 a.m.              ERULF Student Research Projects Poster Sessions – Berkner Hall Lobby

12:10 – 12:30 p.m.      Meeting with Dr. John Marburger, Director, Brookhaven National Laboratory and Presidential Science Advisor nominee – Berkner Hall, Room D

Stony Brook University

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.        Tour of DNA Sequencing Research Laboratory – Old Chemistry Building, Room 231

2:30 – 4:00 p.m.        Presentations on selected research – President’s conference room, Engineering Building

4:00 – 4:45 p.m.        Tour of Long Island High Technology Incubator – Incubator Building, East Campus, 25 East Loop Road

For additional information regarding the Brookhaven visit, contact Mona Rowe at 631-344-5056.
For additional information regarding the Stony Brook University visit, contact Vanessa Herman at 631-632-4317.