1. Science / foundations of systems biology
    • breadth – faculty and accomplishments
    • impact – institutional change
    • impact/ knowledge transfer – publications
    • impact / knowledge transfer – high significance papers / high impact journals
    • innovation – spin-off grants and strategic partnerships
    • innovation – high risk / high reward seed funding
    • innovation – technology development / develop core facilities
    • innovation – distributed informatics model
    • knowledge transfer – software resources
    • knowledge transfer – patents
  1. Education and Training 
    • propagate systems biology – outcomes for trainees (track trainees)
    • next generation of systems biologists – education and career development
  1. Outreach / disseminating systems biology (to non systems biologists)
    • development of course/curriculum/cross-disciplinary meetings and conferences
    • other outreach activities