Biological Collections

Committee Meeting #1

Date & Location: 

Thursday, December 6 and Friday, December 7, 2018

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine – Keck Center

500 5th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

 

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Open Session Agenda

Thursday, December 6, 2018

3:15      Welcome and Introductions

Shirley A. Pomponi and Jim Collins, Committee Co-Chairs

 

3:30       Sponsor’s Perspectives on the Context and Expectations for the Study

Muriel Poston, Division Director, Division of Biological Infrastructure – National Science Foundation

Roland Roberts, Science Advisor, Division of Biological Infrastructure – National Science Foundation

 

4:30        Public Comments

– Members of the public are invited to share evidence and views they would like for the committee to take into consideration.  (Advanced sign-up is required)

 

4:45        Adjourn

 


 

Friday, December 7, 2018

 

8:15        Welcome and Introductions

Shirley A. Pomponi and Jim Collins, Committee Co-Chairs

 

8:25      Broad Considerations for the Study Outcomes

FutureProofing Natural History Collections – Elizabeth Merritt, Vice President, Strategic Foresight and Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums

Perspective on Sustaining Living Microbial Germplasm Repositories – Kevin McCluskey, Research Professor & Curator, Fungal Genetics Stock Center, Kansas State University

 

9:15     Adjourn