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The following is a listing of available information on programs of interest to the Biological Sciences. Some are from the NSF BIO Directorate. To secure these NSF BIO publications using electronic means, please see Obtaining NSF Publications and Forms.

Plant Genome Research and Arabidopsis Project
Miscellaneous Reports
Advisory Committee Workshop Reports
Budget Excerpts


The Multinational Coordinated Arabidopsis thaliana Functional Genomics Project:

Multinational Coordinated Arabidopsis thaliana Genome Research Project:

National Plant Genome Initiative:


bullet Evaluation of NSF DEB and IOS Abt report
bullet An Integrative Developmental Biology
bullet Frontiers in Evolutionary Biology
bullet Understanding stress in the healthy animal - potential paths for progress
bullet Math-BIO Workshop Report: Unpacking the Phenotype, Deciphering Genome to Phenome Relationships
bullet LTER Task Force on the future of the LTER network office Final Report
bullet LTER Task Forcer Final Report Appendices
bullet Report of a Workshop that addressed the Grand Challenge:
How Organisms Walk the Tightrope Between Stability and Change
bullet Reports and Workshops Relating to Biology and Cyberinfrastructure
bullet NEON: Revolutionizing Ecological Research
bullet Implementation Plan for the Network Integrated Biocollections Alliance

2012 Animal Behavior Workshop Report

bullet Workshop on Evolutionary Cell Biology
bullet 2020 Vision for Biology: The Role of Plants in Addressing Grand Challenges in Biology
bullet Long-Term Ecological Research Program: Thirty-Year Review
bullet Phenomics: Genotype to Phenotype Workshop Report
bullet The NSF Scientific Collections Survey: A Brief Overview of Findings
bullet The Case for an Institute of Mathematical Biology Workshop Report
bullet Microbial Research: Progress and Potential NSF Microbial Observatories/ Life in Extreme Environments PI Workshop Report
bullet Assembling the Tree of Life Workshop Report
bullet Long-Term Ecological Research Program: Twenty-Year Review
bullet Evolution of Development and Tree of Life
bullet Realizing the Potential of Plant Genomics: From Model Systems to the Understanding of Diversity
bullet Interagency Report on the Federal Investment in Microbial Genomics
bullet NSF Response to Congressional Language on the Creation of a National Institute for the Environment
bullet Report on the FY '97 Activities of the POWRE Program (NSF 98-43)
bullet Building Diversity in the Scientific Workforce Report (NSF 98-37)
bullet Report on the DNA/Biomolecular Computing Workshop (NSF 97-168)
bullet NSF/Tokyo Report: New Frontiers in Microbiology (INT 97-11)
bullet Congressional Testimony on Computational Biology (U.S. Senate) of Dr. Mary Clutter, Assistant Director of Biological Sciences before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology and Space; Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation - Sept. 1996
bullet NSF Workshop Report: Modeling of Biological Systems (MOBS) - March 1996
bullet Biotechnology for the 21st Century: New Horizons
bullet Impact of Emerging Technologies on the Biological Sciences, Report of a Workshop held June 26-27, 1995
bullet Ten-Year Review of the NSF Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program, July 1993 (NSF 94-26)
bullet A Long-Range Plan for the Multinational Coordinated Arabidopsis thaliana Genome Research Project (NSF 90-80)

Adapting to the Future: Report of the BBS Task Force Looking to the 21st Century

bullet Biotechnology Opportunities: The NSF Role (A Self-Study
and University/Industry Advisory Panel Report) (NSF 91-56)
bullet Information Book for NSF-BBS Minority Postdoctoral Research Fellows (NSF 90-49)
bullet Report on the NSF Workshop on Minority Scientists, July 1991 (NSF 92-19)
bullet To Strengthen American Cognitive Science for the Twenty-First Century (NSF 92-4)
bullet Establishing Identified Neuron Databases, A Report on Workshops Held at The National Science Foundation (dated 1994)