Council of Councils Meeting

January 27, 2017


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

8:15 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, NIH
8:30 a.m. Announcements and Updates
Franziska B. Grieder, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Director, Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP), DPCPSI
Executive Secretary, Council of Councils
8:40 a.m. Tracking Utility of Common Fund Data Sets
Stephanie Courchesne-Schlink, Ph.D.
Team Leader, Office of Strategic Coordination, DPCPSI

Small Molecules from the Human Microbiota
Michael A. Fischbach, Ph.D.
Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences
University of California, San Francisco
9:40 a.m. Diversifying the Professoriate: Approaches to Recruitment, Retention, and Inclusion
Hannah Valantine, M.D.
Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, NIH
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. NIH Update
Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Principal Deputy Director, NIH
11:00 a.m. Discussion
11:15 a.m. Lunch Break
  • Pick Up Box Lunches
  • Pick Up NIH Badges (new members only)
  • Photo of the Council of Councils
12:00 noon Review of Grant Applications – Working Lunch
1:00 p.m. NIH Perspectives on Enhancing Scientific Rigor and

Michael S. Lauer, M.D.
Director, Office of Extramural Research, NIH
1:50 p.m. ODP's FY14-18 Strategic Plan:  A Mid-Course Review
David M. Murray, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Disease Prevention, DPCPSI
2:20 p.m. Break
2:35 p.m. Data Science @ NIH: Pivoting to the Future
Patricia Flatley Brennan, R.N., Ph.D.
Director, National Library of Medicine, NIH
3:15 p.m. New Metrics and Tools for Evaluating the Impact of NIH-Funded Research
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, DPCPSI, NIH

George M. Santangelo, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Portfolio Analysis, DPCPSI
3:50 p.m. Closing Remarks
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, DPCPSI, NIH
4:00 p.m. Adjournment


Council of Councils - Future Meeting Dates
All meetings will be held on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, MD.

Friday, May 26, 2017 (Building 31C, Conference Room 10)
Friday, September 1, 2017 (Building 31C, Conference Room 10)

Thursday/Friday, January 25/26, 2018 (Building 31C, Conference Room 10)
Thursday/Friday, May 17/18, 2018 (Building 31C, Conference Room 10)
Thursday/Friday, September 6/7, 2018 (Building 31C, Conference Room 10)


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