Agenda (September 24, 2013)

Council of Councils Meeting

September 24, 2013


NIH Campus, Building 31, Conference Room 10
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
8:40 a.m. Announcements and Future Meeting Dates 
Robin I. Kawazoe
Deputy Director, DPCPSI, and Executive Secretary, Council of Councils
8:45 a.m. Plan for the Day and DPCPSI Update
Dr. James Anderson
9:15 a.m. Update on Common Fund Initiatives and Background on Management of the Common Fund
Elizabeth L. Wilder, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Strategic Coordination, DPCPSI

Dr. James Anderson
10:15 a.m. BREAK
10:30 a.m. Remarks by the Principal Deputy Director, NIH
Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.
11:00 a.m. Discussion
11:15 a.m. Overview of Shared and High-End Instrumentation Program
Abraham Levy, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator
Division of Construction and Instruments
Office of Research Infrastructure Programs, DPCPSI

Imaging Human Brain Anatomy, Function, and Connectivity:
Advances Achieved Through Novel Instrumentation

Kamil Ugurbil, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Biochemistry, Radiology and Medicine
McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair of Radiology
University of Minnesota
12:15 p.m. Lunch Break
1:45 p.m. Review of Grant Applications
2:45 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Establishment of Council of Councils Working Group on the NIH Common Fund
Dr. James Anderson

Dr. Elizabeth Wilder
4:00 p.m. Council of Councils Operating Procedures and Vote Reproducibility and Transparency
Dr. James Anderson
4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
Dr. James Anderson
4:40 p.m. Adjourn

Future Council of Councils Meetings

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


  • January 25–26, 2024 (Thursday, Friday)
  • May 30–31, 2024 (Thursday, Friday)
  • September 12–13, 2024 (Thursday, Friday)


  • February 6–7, 2025 (Thursday, Friday)
  • May 29–30, 2025 (Thursday, Friday)
  • September 11–12, 2025 (Thursday, Friday)

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