Council of Councils Meeting

January 30, 2015


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

8:15 a.m. Call to Order and Introductions
Agenda Overview (PDF, 1 slide)
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI)
Office of the Director (OD), NIH
8:25 a.m. Announcements and Brief Update
Franziska B. Grieder, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Director, Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP), DPCPSI
Executive Secretary, Council of Councils

Inclusion of Women and Minorities in Clinical Research: 2015 Biennial Council Report (PDF, 5 slides)
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
8:55 a.m. Nonhuman Primate Model Resources Funded by ORIP (PDF, 5 slides)
Introduction by John D. Harding, Ph.D.
Program Director
Division of Comparative Medicine, ORIP, DPCPSI

New Science, New Vaccines... Only in the NHP Model
Louis J. Picker, M.D.
Professor of Pathology, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology and
Associate Director, Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute
Oregon Health & Science University
10:10 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. NIH Update and Discussion (PDF, 31 slides)
Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.,
Principal Deputy Director, NIH
11:15 a.m.
  • Photo of the Council of Councils
  • Pick up NIH badges (new members only)
  • Pick up Box Lunches
  • Working Lunch
12:15 p.m. Review of Applications
1:45 p.m. Break
1:55 p.m. Review of Recommendations and Decisions for Planning and Management of the Common Fund
Elizabeth Wilder, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Strategic Coordination, DPCPSI
2:25 p.m. Review of and Vote on Common Fund Revisions to the Council Operating Procedures
Council of Councils Common Fund Evaluation Response (PDF, 16 slides)
Council of Councils Common Fund Operating Procedures (PDF, 5 slides)
Elizabeth Wilder, Ph.D.
2:35 p.m. Trans-NIH Pediatric Research Concepts
Trans-NIH Pediatric Research Initiatives
(PDF, 6 slides)
Elizabeth Wilder, Ph.D.

National Children’s Study: Reallocation of FY15 Funds (PDF, 14 slides)
Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S, Ph.D.
3:25 p.m. Update on Phase 2 Common Fund Planning - Enabling Exploration of the Eukaryotic Epitranscriptome (E4) (PDF, 41 slides)
John Satterlee, Ph.D.
Program Director, Epigenetics, Model Organism Genetics, Functional Genomics, NIDA
3:50 p.m. Closing Remarks
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
4:00 p.m. Adjournment


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

Friday, June 19, 2015 (Building 31C, Conference Room 10)
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 (Building 31C, Conference Room 10)

Friday, January 29, 2016 (Building 31C, Conference Room 10)
Friday, May 20, 2016 (Building 31C, Conference Room 10)
Friday, September 9, 2016 (Building 31C, Conference Room 10)


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