Agenda (January 22, 2013)

Council of Councils Meeting

January 22, 2013


NIH Campus, Building 31, Conference Room 10
Bethesda, Maryland

8:30 a.m. Call to Order and Introductions
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI)
Office of the Director (OD), NIH
8:50 a.m. Announcements and Future Meeting Dates
Robin I. Kawazoe, Executive Secretary, Council of Councils, and
Deputy Director, DPCPSI, OD, NIH
8:55 a.m. Plan for the Day
Dr. James Anderson
9:05 a.m. Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) Overview & Discussion
Robert M. Kaplan, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Behavioral & Social Sciences and Director, OBSSR
9:50 a.m. BREAK
10:00 a.m. Remarks by the Principal Deputy Director, NIH
Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.
10:40 a.m. Discussion
10:50 a.m. Update on Planning for a Common Fund Initiative

Dr. James Anderson

Deorphanizing the Druggable Genome
Ronald Margolis, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor, Molecular Endocrinology
Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, & Metabolic Diseases, NIDDK
11:20 a.m. Concept Clearance & Discussion

Research Facilities Improvement Program (C06)
Willie McCullough, PhD
Division of Construction and Instruments
Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP), DPCPSI
11:40 p.m. Rodent Portfolio at the Division of Comparative Medicine
Oleg Mirochnitchenko, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator
Division of Comparative Medicine, ORIP, DPCPSI

Mutant Mouse Research: Modeling Human Disease and Health
Terry Magnuson, Ph.D.
Sarah Graham Kenan Professor
Chair, Department of Genetics
Vice Dean for Research, School of Medicine
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
12:45 p.m. Working Lunch
Review of Grant Applications
2:00 p.m. Update from the Working Group on Chimpanzees in NIH-Supported Research
K.C. Kent Lloyd, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Daniel Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D.
4:00 p.m. National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences – Vision for the Future
Christopher Austin, M.D.
Director, NCATS
4:30 p.m. Discussion
4:50 p.m. Closing Remarks
Dr. James Anderson
5:00 p.m. Adjourn

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