This subproject is one of many research subprojects utilizing theresources provided by a Center grant funded by NIH/NCRR. The subproject andinvestigator (PI) may have received primary funding from another NIH source,and thus could be represented in other CRISP entries. The institution listed isfor the Center, which is not necessarily the institution for the investigator.Administrative Core Accomplishments + Hired a faculty Proteomics Core Manager, Bin Deng, PhD+ Hired a faculty Bioinformatics Core Director, ????, PhD+ Conducted Reviews of Proposals in INBRE Project Year 2 for the following categories that will begin in Project Year 3:1) New or Renewal BPI Faculty Project Grants2) New or Renewal BPI Faculty Pilot Project Grants3) BPI Student Summer Research Awards4) UVM Graduate Student Assistantships+ Held 5th Annual VGN Retreat, August 16, 2006+ Hosted a 'Building a Culture of Research' workshop at the Retreat, August 16, 2006+ Judith Van Houten, PI, attended the IDeA Symposium in Bethesda, MD, July 20-22, 2006+ Judith Van Houten, PI, Jeffrey Bond, PhD and Janet Murray, PhD, attended the INBRE Conference in Bethesda, MD, October 5-6, 2006+ Conducted an Internal Steering Committee Meeting  October 23, 2006, April 18, 2007 + Organized an External Advisory Committee all day meeting, November 13, 2006+ Organizing the 2007 Northeast Regional IDeA Meeting scheduled for August 15-17, 2007 to be held in Burlington, VT. Dr. James Battey, Director, NIDCD, NIH will serve as Keynote Speaker. Drs. W. Fred Taylor and Sidney McNairy of NIH are scheduled to attend the conference. President Fogel will address the guests on behalf of the University of Vermont.+ Worked extensively on the VGN database+ Created additional information for the VGN Press Kit+ Created a Vermont Genetics Network Mission Statement+ Presented a VGN Poster to state legislators in the Card Room at the Montpelier State House, March 20, 2007+ Conducted the 5th Annual web based survey of VGN participants, March, 2007+ Conducted a Longitudinal Survey of VGN Participants, September, 2006+ Hosted the 6th Annual Career Day, April 18, 2007+ Enhance the VGN website on an ongoing basis + Currently organizing the annual visit from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) team visit scheduled for June, 17-19, 2007 to review and advise VGN's annual assessment process+ Judith Van Houten, PI and other VGN staff served on search committees for possible new UVM faculty hires+ Created a VGN Newsletter  Summer, 2006 Edition  August, 2007. Spring, 2007 Edition  April, 2007+ PI made site visits to BPI Institutions: Saint Michael's College  July 27, 2006; Norwich University  December 1, 2006; Johnson State College  December 19, 2006+ Held BPI Coordinator Meetings  September 8, 2006, October 23, 2006, March 30, 2007, April 18, 2007+ Organized faculty Professional Development Seminar with Norwich University  February 10, 2007

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