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BIOAC Meeting Agenda
April 9-10, 1997
Room 1235

Wednesday April 9, 1997
8:45 AM Welcome
Dr. Mary Clutter, Assistant Director, BIO
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9:00 AM Remarks and Approval of Minutes
Dr. Nina Fedoroff, Chair
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9:15 AM Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) and Current Budget Environment
Dr. Mary Clutter
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9:30 AM Neal Lane, Director, National Science Foundation
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10:00 AM BREAK
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10:15 AM

Report from the BIO Science Retreat

  • Knowledge and Distributed Intelligence
    Bruce Umminger, Division Director, IBN
    Thomas Brady, Acting Division Director, DEB

  • Life and Earth’s Environment
    Julius Jackson, Division Director, MCB
    Joann Roskoski, Deputy Division Director, DEB
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12:00 NOON

Working Lunch

  • Informal Discussion with Sue Schafer, NIGMS and Ari Patrinos, DOE

  • Report on the Human Resources Development
    Working Group, Julius Jackson
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1:30 PM

Breakout Groups - BIO Working Group Reports

  • Graduate Students
    Discussion Leader: William Greenough

  • Postdoctoral Fellowships
    Discussion Leader: Barbara Webster
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4:00 PM Reports from Breakout Groups
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Thursday April 10, 1997
8:45 AM

Discussion on BIOAC Workshops

  • Report on "Integrating Life Sciences" Workshop - Colorado State University, February 28-March 1, 1997
    Convenor: Dr. Gregory Florant

  • Follow on Activities from Other Workshops
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9:30 AM Report on Current Environment at EPA
Robert Huggett
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10:00 AM BREAK
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10:30 AM Report on Advisory Committee Chairs Meeting
February 28, 1997, Paul Magee, Past Chair

GPRA Functional Plan
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Recommendations from Breakout Groups and
GPRA Discussions
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1:00 PM Report on the Multidisciplinary Review Experiment
John Fray, Deputy Division Director, IBN
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1:30 PM

Future Business

  • Dates for Fall 97 Meeting

  • Reps for COVs:
    Long-Term Projects in Env Biology – May 21-23
    Cell Biology – July 14-15
    IBN 4th Year Synthesis COV – July 21-23

  • Future BIOAC Workshops
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Miscellaneous Information Items

S. 124, "The National Research Investment Act of 1997" - United States Senate

1996 Biennial Report to Congress, Committee on Equal - Opportunities in Science and Engineering (CEOSE)

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