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BIOAC Meeting Agenda
April 6-7, 2000
Room 375

Thursday April 6, 2000
8:45 AM Welcome
Dr. Mary Clutter, Assistant Director, BIO
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9:00 AM

Dr. Rita Colwell, Director, NSF

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9:30 AM Remarks, Approval of Minutes (December 1999)
Dr. Gwen Jacobs, Chair
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9:45 AM

FY 2001 Budget and Status of Current Initiatives
Dr. Mary E. Clutter

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10:45 AM


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11:00 AM

Ms. Sonya Mallinoff, Senior Advisor for Planning & Operations, BIO

  • FY 1999 GPRA Performance Report
  • GPRA 2000 Performance Plan
  • NSF Strategic Plan, FY 2001-2005
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11:30 AM

Report and Discussion on Advisory Committee Chairs Meeting
Dr. Gwen Jacobs

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12:30 PM


New Activities at the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Dr. Norka Ruiz Bravo, Acting Associate Director, Extramural Activities

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1:30 PM

BIO Science Retreat, Introduction to Possible Thrusts for FY 2002
Dr. James L. Edwards, Deputy Assistant Director, BIO

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2:00 PM

Systems Biology
BIO Staff: Dr. Machi Dilworth, Dr. Christopher Greer, Dr. Joann Roskoski

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3:00 PM


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3:15 PM

Genome-Enabled Science
BIO Staff: Dr. Maryanna Henkart, Dr. Grace Wyngaard, Dr. Terry Yates

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4:15 PM

Science of Learning
BIO Staff: Dr. Christopher Platt, Dr. Thomas Quarles

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5:15 PM

BIOAC Working Groups - Status Reports

  • Education
    Dr. Laura Hoopes, Dr. Marvalee Wake

  • Genomics
    Dr. Claire Fraser, Dr. John Wooley

  • Biocomplexity in the Environment
    Dr. James Collins, Dr. Leonard Krishtalka
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6:00 PM


Friday April 7, 2000
8:45 AM

Committee Convenes

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9:00 AM

Biocomplexity in the Environment
Dr. Margaret Leinen, Assistant Director, Geosciences
Dr. Margaret Cavanaugh, Staff Associate for the Environment

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10:00 AM


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10:15 AM

General Discussion - BIO Thrusts FY 2002

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DOE Microbial Cell Project
Dr. Marvin Frazier, Director, Life Sciences Division, DOE

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1:00 PM BIOAC Working Group Follow-on Activities for FY 2002
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2:00 PM

Future Business

  • Plans for Fall Meeting

  • Meeting Dates:
    Fall 2000 - November 16-17
    Spring 2001 - April 5-6 or April 26-27
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