Council of Councils Meeting

June 5, 2012


NIH Campus, Building 31, Conference Room 6
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
8:45 a.m. Announcements and Future Meeting Dates
Robin I. Kawazoe, Executive Secretary, Council of Councils
Deputy Director, DPCPSI, OD, NIH
8:50 a.m. DPCPSI Update
Dr. James Anderson
9:15 a.m. Comparative Medicine Research Resources
Michael C. Chang, Ph.D.
Division of Comparative Medicine, ORIP, DPCPSI

The NSRRC and Genetic Engineering of Swine
Randall S. Prather, Ph.D.
Curators' Professor, College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
Director, National Swine Resource and Research Center (NSRRC)
University of Missouri
10:00 a.m. Discussion
10:15 a.m. Remarks by the Director, NIH
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
10:45 a.m. Discussion
11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. The National Primate Research Centers and Trans-NIH Research
John D. Harding, Ph.D., Division of Comparative Medicine
Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP), DPCPSI

Nonhuman Primate Studies for the Prevention of HIV Infection
Ronald Veazey, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology and Chair, Division of Comparative Pathology
Tulane National Primate Research Center
Tulane University
12:00 p.m. Discussion
12:15 p.m. Break to Pick-up Lunch
12:30 p.m. Working Lunch

Common Fund - Concept Clearance Process
Elizabeth L. Wilder, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Strategic Coordination, DPCPSI
1:15 p.m. Office of Research Infrastructure Programs - Concept Clearances and Discussion

Division of Comparative Medicine, ORIP, DPCPSI
  • Human Tissue and Organ Resource
    Franziska B. Grieder, D.V.M., Ph.D.
    Director, DCM, ORIP, DPCPSI
Division of Construction and Instruments (DCI), ORIP, DPCPSI
  • Developing and Improving Institutional Animal Resources
    Elisabeth Koss, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator, DCI, ORIP, DPCPSI
2:15 p.m. Update on Working Group on Chimpanzees in NIH-Supported Research
K.C. Kent Lloyd, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Daniel Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D.
3:00 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. Review of Grant Applications
4:15 p.m. Update on NIH Office of Science Education & Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Activities Government-wide
Dr. James Anderson
4:45 p.m. Closing Remarks
Dr. James Anderson
5:00 p.m. Adjournment