Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee (BERAC)
April 25-26, 2019

Agenda

Dr. Steve Binkley,
Deputy Director for Science
News from the Office of Science
Dr. Sharlene Weatherwax, Associate Director   News from BER
Dr. Todd Anderson News from Biological Systems Science Division  
Dr. Gary Geernaert News from Climate & Environmental Sciences Division
Dr. Amy Brunner, Virginia Tech BERAC Science Talk
Dr. C. Robin Buell, Michigan State University Workshop Report: Breaking the Bottleneck of Genomes: Understanding Gene       Function across Taxa 

Dr. Michael Burkart,   University of California, San Diego

NAS Report: Gaseous Carbon Waste Streams Utilization
Dr. Frazier Benya, NAS NAS report: Sexual Harassment of Women

Dr. Joel Rowland, LANL

Early Career Science Talk

Dr. Lara Kueppers, LBNL  

Workshop Report: Disturbance and Vegetation Dynamics in Earth System Models
Dr. James Stegen, PNNL Workshop Report: Leveraging Distributed Research Networks to Understand         Watershed Systems
Dr. Caroline Ajo-Franklin, LBNL Workshop Report: Genome Engineering for Material Synthesis (GEMS)