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Documents on this Biological Sciences Reports Page for the General Public are displayed verbatim as submitted by the author(s). Except for clearly designated official Foundation reports or issuances, NSF has not approved or endorsed their content. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the contributor and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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:


LTER Task Force on the future of the LTER network office Final Report
LTER Task Forcer Final Report Appendices
Report of a Workshop that addressed the Grand Challenge: How Organisms Walk the Tightrope Between Stability and Change
Reports and Workshops Relating to Biology and Cyberinfrastructure
NEON: Revolutionizing Ecological Research
Implementation Plan for the Network Integrated Biocollections Alliance

2012 Animal Behavior Workshop Report

Workshop on Evolutionary Cell Biology
2020 Vision for Biology: The Role of Plants in Addressing Grand Challenges in Biology
Long-Term Ecological Research Program: Thirty-Year Review
Phenomics: Genotype to Phenotype Workshop Report
The NSF Scientific Collections Survey: A Brief Overview of Findings
The Case for an Institute of Mathematical Biology Workshop Report
Microbial Research: Progress and Potential NSF Microbial Observatories/ Life in Extreme Environments PI Workshop Report
Assembling the Tree of Life Workshop Report
Long-Term Ecological Research Program: Twenty-Year Review
Evolution of Development and Tree of Life
Realizing the Potential of Plant Genomics: From Model Systems to the Understanding of Diversity
Interagency Report on the Federal Investment in Microbial Genomics
NSF Response to Congressional Language on the Creation of a National Institute for the Environment
Report on the FY '97 Activities of the POWRE Program (NSF 98-43)
Building Diversity in the Scientific Workforce Report (NSF 98-37)
Report on the DNA/Biomolecular Computing Workshop (NSF 97-168)
NSF/Tokyo Report: New Frontiers in Microbiology (INT 97-11)
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
NSF Workshop Report: Modeling of Biological Systems (MOBS) - March 1996
Biotechnology for the 21st Century: New Horizons
Impact of Emerging Technologies on the Biological Sciences, Report of a Workshop held June 26-27, 1995
Ten-Year Review of the NSF Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program, July 1993 (NSF 94-26)
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

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


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