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Committee to Evaluate EPSCoR and similar Federal Agency Programs
Meeting I


Thursday, May 24, 2012

Briefing from Senate staff on the reasons for mandating the study and its expectations

  • Barbara J. Pryor, Senior Legislative Assistant for Education and Welfare, Office of Sen. Jay Rockefeller
  • Ann M. Zulkosky, Senior Professional Staff Member, Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee

Report from NSF EPSCoR Program

  • Denise M. Barnes, Head, Acting, National Science Foundation EPSCoR Program [presentation]

Report from NASA EPSCoR Program

  • Diane D. Trove, Manager of the Aerospace Research and Career Development Programs, NASA Office of Education [presentation]

Report from USDA EPSCoR Program

  • Peter Johnson, National Program Leader-Animal Health, Institute of Food Production & Sustainability-Animals Division in the USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture [presentation]

Friday, May 25, 2012

Report from NIH IDeA Program

  • W. Fred Taylor, Program Director for the Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity, National Institute of General Medical Sciences [presentation]

Report from DOE EPSCoR Program

  • Linda Horton, Director of the Materials Sciences and Engineering Division, Department of Energy
  • Timothy J. Fitzsimmons, EPSCoR Program Manager in the Office of Science - Basic Energy Sciences, Department of Energy [presentation]