Council of Councils Meeting

January 31, 2014


NIH Campus, Building 31, Conference Room 6
Bethesda, Maryland

9:45 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
9:55 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

James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, DPCPSI
10:30 a.m. NIH Update
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, NIH
11:00 a.m. Discussion
11:15 a.m. Lunch Break
  • Photo of Council With New Members
  • New Members to Get ID Badges
  • Pick Up Box Lunches
12:00 p.m. Review of Grant Applications – Working Lunch
1:00 p.m. Updates on Phase 2 Common Fund Planning

Jon R. Lorsch, Ph.D., Director, National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Martha J. Somerman, D.D.S., Ph.D., Director, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Co-Chairs, Glycomics Working Group

Citizen Science
Jennifer Couch, Ph.D., Chief, Structural Biology and Molecular Applications Branch
Division of Cancer Biology, and Coordinator, Citizen Science Working Group

The 3D Nucleome
Philip Smith, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic
Diseases, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Co-chair, 3D Nucleome Group

Physical Activity Benefit Mechanisms (PABM)
Joan McGowan, Ph.D., Director, Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, and Co-Coordinator,
PABM Working Group
2:30 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. Report from the Science of Behavior Change (SOBC) Program
Richard J. Hodes, M.D., Director, National Institute on Aging, and
Co-Chair, SOBC Working Group

Emotions and Choice: Mechanisms of Behavior Change
Elizabeth A. Phelps, Ph.D.
Silver Professor of Psychology and Neural Science
New York University
4:15 p.m. Update from the Common Fund Planning and Management Working Group
Janice Clements, Ph.D.
KC Kent Lloyd, D.V.M., Ph.D.
4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
Dr. James Anderson
4:40 p.m. Adjournment
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