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Faculty meeting 10/06/20

Event date:
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 15:30 to 16:30
Event Type: 
Public Zoom meeting ID:

Meeting ID: 962 8751 8793

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Public agenda:


Faculty Meeting

6 October 2020


  1. Announcements 
  1. Diversity & Equity Committee (Buchwitz)
  1. Graduate Student Seminar Series
  1. Research Committee (Swalla)
  1. Every PI should update their COVID-19 Lab plans ASAP. Add any new people in their lab as "critical researchers". Add the UW Covid 19 Training for all critical researchers. Add the UW Biology Training for all critical researchers.

  1. All Biology personnel should complete the Biology COVID-19 Prevention Plan Quiz after reviewing The Department's COVID-19 Prevention Plan,Common Space Guidelines, and Shared Equipment Spaces COVID Guidelines.
  2. We'll form a working group to establish policy for Field Work done in Biology soon. Please let me know if you would like to be part of these efforts.
  1. Undergraduate Program Committee (Ruesink)
  1. Graduate & Postdoc Program Committee (Strömberg)
  1. Disruptions to grad research plans b/c of COVID
  2. Grads and mental health—reminder of resources
  3. Planning for rotations and tutorials in COVID times
  4. Update on new cohort (they’re “here”!)