Agenda (September 1, 2015)

Council of Councils Meeting

September 1, 2015


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 (OD), NIH
8:20 a.m. Announcements
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. Update on the Office of AIDS Research
Robert W. Eisinger, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Office of AIDS Research, DPCPSI
9:05 a.m. Opportunities to Enhance the Utility of Common Fund Data Resources
Elizabeth Wilder, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Strategic Coordination (OSC), DPCPSI
9:15 a.m. Data Science at NIH: Opportunities and Challenges
Philip E. Bourne, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Data Science, NIH
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. NIH Update
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, NIH
11:00 a.m. Discussion
11:15 a.m. Concept Clearance #1: Planning for FY16 New Directions in Environmental Influences on Child Health and Development Program
Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Principal Deputy Director, NIH
11:45 a.m. Draft Framework for NIH Strategic Plan
Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.
12:15 p.m. Review of Grant Applications – Working Lunch
1:15 p.m. Break
1:30 p.m. Council Operating Procedures
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
1:45 p.m. Concept Clearance #2: Modernization of Animal Research Facilities: Support for Equipment and Specialized Research
Malgorzata Klosek, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Construction and Instruments, ORIP, DPCPSI
2:15 p.m. Update on the Early Independence Awards
Elizabeth Wilder, Ph.D.
Director, OSC, DPCPSI
2:45 p.m. Concept Clearance #3: HIV/AIDS Vaccine Scholars Program
Jack Harding, Ph.D.
Division of Comparative Medicine, ORIP, DPCPSI
3:05 p.m. Break
3:20 p.m. Retiring Council Member Perspectives
3:50 p.m. Closing Remarks
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
4:00 p.m. Adjournment

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