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Phase I: Bioinformatics Business Planning Task Force

Charge

The primary objective of the Bioinformatics Business Planning initiative is to build a comprehensive plan for the Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences with the following components:

  • Programmatic and strategic objectives
  • Funding and budget model
  • Organizational design and governance structure
  • Operational plan
  • Facility / capital plan
  • Commercialization
  • Economic forecast
  • Resource Strategies

Next Steps

  • Team Leaders will arrange and schedule an initial meeting of their sub-group
  • Each team will meet separately and commence developing their recommendations
  • The teams will document their progress and recommendations
  • We will reconvene the full group in 30 days for a progress report and review of the development efforts

Structure

Leadership and Oversight

Objective

  • Provide thought leadership and direction for the overall effort to build a comprehensive business and operations plan for the COE in Bioinformatics
  • Engage various subject mater experts (internal and external) to help develop the plan
  • Remove any barriers or obstacles that prevent the sub teams for achieving their objectives
  • Provide support to the sub-teams as necessary
  • Monitor progress of each of the sub-teams

Team

  • Satish Tripathi
  • Bruce Holm

Program and Strategy

Objective

  • Provide a comprehensive and clearly articulated set of programmatic goals and objectives along with the key strategies that will be used to attain those goals

Team

  • George DeTitta
  • David Hohn
  • Bruce Holm - Sub Team Leader
  • Norma Nowak
  • Bill McGuire
  • Satish Tripathi

Timeline

  • 60 days

Finance and Operations

Objective

  • Develop a sustainable financial plan and budget model for the COE in Bioinformatics

Team

  • Tim Doolittle
  • Bruce Holm
  • Charlie Kaars
  • Luiz Kahl
  • Marni Levine
  • Sean Sullivan - Sub Team Leader
  • Maria Szymanek

Timeline

  • 60 days

Organization and Governance

Objective

  • Develop an organizational design to support the objectives of the Center
  • Develop a recommendation for corporate structure and governance

Team

  • Bill Crowl
  • George Detitta
  • David Hohn
  • Bruce Holm
  • Erkie Kilbourne
  • Andrew Rudnick
  • Satish Tripathi – Sub Team Leader

Timeline

  • 60 days

Commercialization and Bio-Economy

Objective

  • Develop a plan to accelerate commercialization in the local region
  • Analyze, assess and project the economy impact to the region of the Bioinformatics Center

Team

  • Ange Fatta – Sub Team Leader
  • Tim Doolittle
  • Gina Fedele
  • Bob Genco
  • Woody Maggard
  • Alan Olhoeft
  • Peter Reczek
  • Venture Capitalists as Subject Matter Experts (TBD)

Timeline

  • 120 days

Facilitation and Support

Objective

  • Provide an appropriate methodology and work plan that will enable the sub-teams to accomplish their stated objectives
  • Facilitate sub-team and full team meetings as appropriate

Team

  • Scott Nostaja
  • Maria Szymanek

Timeline

  • 120 days