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Committee Members Timothy H. Goldsmith (Chairman), a neurobiologist, is Professor of Biology at Yale University. He is a member of the National Research Council's Board on Biology. Clifton Poodry (Vice Chairman), is Professor and Chairman, Department of Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz. A researcher in developmental biology, he has been active in the improvement of biology instruction for students on Indian reservations. R. Stephen Berry is Professor of Chemistry at the University of Chicago with research interests in physical chemistry and in natural-resources allocation. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and holds a MacArthur Prize fellowship. Ralph E. Christoffersen is Vice-President for Research, Smith Kline and French Laboratories. Trained as a chemist, he is a former president of Colorado State University. Jane Butler Kahle is Condit Professor of Science Education and Professor of Zoology at Miami University, Ohio, and former president of the National Association of Biology Teachers. She has published numerous articles on teaching secondary-school science and on women and minority groups in science education. Marc W. Kirschner is Professor of Biochemistry at the University of California, San Francisco, and does research on the regulation of cell growth and cell division. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. 145

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46 COMMITTEE MEMBERS John A. Moore, Professor of Biology, emeritus, University of California, Riverside, led the team that developed the Yellow version biology text of the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study in the 1960s and early 1970s. He is the current Director, Science as a Way of Knowing project, American Society of Zoologists, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Donna Oliver is the 1987 National Teacher of the Year, designated by the Council of Chief State School Officers, Good Housekeeping, and Encyclopae- dia Britannica. She is Associate Professor of Education at Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina. Jonathan Piel, current editor-in-chief of Scientific American, has extensive experience in science journalism as writer and editor. He is a graduate of Harvard College. James T. Robinson is former Executive Director, Curriculum and Eval- uation, Boulder (Colorado) School District. He served as a staff officer for the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study and was on the faculty of Teachers College, Columbia University. Jane Sisk teaches biology at Calloway County High School, Murray, Kentucky. She was recognized as an Outstanding Biology Teacher by the National Association of Biology Teachers in 1983 and was 1984 recipient of a Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching. She was also the 1987 recipient of the Christa McAuliffe Fellowship. Wilma Toney teaches biology at Manchester High School, Manchester, Connecticut. She formerly taught in the primary schools of the District of Columbia. Daniel B. Walker is Associate Professor of Biology and Science Education at San Jose State University, California. His research is in plant development. SPECIAL ADVISERS Paul DeHart Hurd is Professor of Science Education, emeritus, at Stanford University. Long a leader in science-curriculum development, he is a member of the human-biology program under development at Stanford. He has been associated with the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study since its origin. John Harte holds a joint professorship in the Energy and Resources Group and the Department of Plant and Soil Biology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a senior faculty researcher at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and a senior investigator at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory.