Council of Councils Meeting

September 9, 2016


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

8:30 a.m. Call to Order and Introductions
Robin I. Kawazoe
Deputy Director, Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI)
Office of the Director (OD), NIH
8:40 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

Robin Kawazoe
Deputy Director, DPCPSI
8:55 a.m. Introduction to the Pilot Centers Program for Precision Disease Modeling
Oleg Mirochnitchenko, Ph.D.
​Program Director, Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM), ORIP, DPCPSI

MSKCC Center for Precision Disease Modeling
Scott Lowe, Ph.D.
Chair, Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)
9:55 a.m. Concept Clearance:
Human Tissue and Organ Repository
Stephanie Murphy, V.M.D., Ph.D., Director, DCM, ORIP, DPCPSI
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. NIH Update
Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Principal Deputy Director, NIH
11:05 a.m. Discussion
11:20 a.m. Concept Clearance:
Effects of Laboratory Conditions on Rigor of Experimental Protocols and Reproducibility of Experimental Outcomes
Malgorzata Klosek, Ph.D., Director, Division of Construction and Instruments, ORIP, DPCPSI
11:40 a.m. Lunch Break
  • Pick Up Box Lunches
  • Pick Up Badges
12:00 noon Review of Grant Applications – Working Lunch
1:00 p.m. Council Operating Procedures
Robin Kawazoe
1:20 p.m. Concept Clearance:
Limited Competition for Veterinary K01 Grantees to Apply for R03 Grants
Stephanie Murphy, V.M.D., Ph.D., Director, DCM, ORIP
1:40 p.m. Common Fund Planning Updates
  • Cryo-Electron Microscopy: Jon Lorsch, Ph.D., Director, National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • Human Body Molecular Atlas Project (HuBMAP): Robert Carter, M.D., Deputy Director, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
  • Mechanisms of Fatigue: Carlos Blanco, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Division of Epidemiology, Services, and Prevention Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse
2:55 p.m. Report from the Sexual and Gender Minority Research Working Group
Kimberly Leslie, M.D., Council of Councils Member
3:25 p.m. Precision Medicine Initiative® (PMI) Cohort Program Update
Eric Dishman
Director, PMI Cohort Program, OD
3:45 p.m. Retiring Council Member Perspectives
4:15 p.m. Closing Remarks
Robin Kawazoe
4:20 p.m. Adjournment

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