After consultation with the Scientific Advisory Board, the Administrative
Core will administer all operational aspects of the SPC, including all
major scientific (phase-in, phase-out of projects, new directions), fiscal
(resource allocation, subcontracts, salary review of Center personnel) and
strategic (industrial relations, commercialization of Center IP, IP
management, release of data) decisions. The Executive Committee will be
chaired by the Center Director and have representation from all major
constituents of the SPC. Initially, Ruedi Aebersold and Elaine Raines will constitute the Executive Committee.