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BIOAC Meeting Agenda
November 13-14, 2003
Room 375

Thursday November 13, 2003
8:30 AM

Welcome and Introduction of New Member
Dr. Mary E. Clutter, Assistant Director

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8:40 AM

Remarks, Approval of Minutes
Dr. James Collins, Chair

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8:45 AM

Directorate Update - Budget and Current Issues
Dr. Mary E. Clutter

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21st Century Biology Subcommittee - Topic: Cyberinfrastructure

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9:15 AM

BIOAC Workshop, "Building a Cyberinfrastructure for the Biological Sciences"
Dr. John Wooley

Discussants:
Dr. James Collins, Dr. Claire Fraser, Dr. Larry Vanderhoef

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BREAK

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10:45 AM

Workshop, "Environmental Cyberinfrastructure Needs for Distributed Sensor Networks"
Dr. William Michener

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11:30 AM

Discussion with Dr. Rita Colwell, Director, NSF

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12:00 PM

WORKING LUNCH

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Environment Subcommittee

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1:30 PM

BIOAC Workshop, "A Regional Network to Improve Understanding of the Carbon Cycle"
Dr. Jerry Melillo

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2:15 PM

NEON Update
Dr. Elizabeth Blood, Program Director, DBI

Discussants:
Dr. Burt Ensley, Dr. Leonard Krishtalka, Dr. Susan Stafford

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Committee of Visitors

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3:30 PM

Training Cluster, DBI, COV Report
Dr. Thomas Brady

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3:45 PM

DEB Division COV Report
Dr. Burt Ensley

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4:00 PM

Genes and Genome Systems Cluster, MCB, COV Report
Dr. Claire Fraser

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4:15 PM

Neuroscience Cluster, IBN, COV Report
Dr. George Liggins

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4:30 PM

Changes to the BIO COV Process
Dr. Joann Roskoski

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5:00 PM

Reception with BIO Program Directors - Room 605

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6:00 PM

Dinner
Guest: Dr. Kathie Olsen, Associate Director for Science, OSTP

Friday November 14, 2003

Education Subcommittee

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8:30 AM

Update on BIO Education Plan
Drs. Penny Firth and Judy Skog

Report on Joint Meeting on Undergraduate Education: MPS/EHR/BIO
Dr. Thomas Brady

Report on NSF Minority Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Evaluation
Ms. Carter Kimsey, Program Manager, DBI

Discussants:
Dr. Mary Lou Guerinot, Dr. Thomas Brady, Dr. Cassandra Manuelito-Kerkvliet, Dr. George Liggins

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Division Issues and Plans

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10:15 AM

BIO Directorate
Dr. Mary E. Clutter

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10:30 AM

Division of Environmental Biology
Dr. Quentin Wheeler, Division Director

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11:15 AM

Division of Integrative Biology and Neuroscience
Dr. Judy Verbeke, Acting, Division Director

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12:00 PM

LUNCH

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1:00 PM

Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences
Dr. Maryanna Henkart, Division Director

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1:30 PM

Division of Biological Infrastructure
Dr. Machi Dilworth, Division Director

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2:00 PM

BIOAC Follow-on Activities

  • Subcommittees
  • Plans for Spring Meeting
  • Meeting Dates:
    Spring - April 22-23, 2004 (confirmed)
    Fall

ADJOURN

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