Agenda (September 9, 2016)

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

Future Council of Councils Meetings

All meetings are scheduled to be held virtually or in NIH facilities in Bethesda, MD.


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