Council of Councils Meeting

May 17, 2019

Meeting Minutes


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NIH Campus, Building 60/Cloisters, Lecture Hall/Chapel
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, NIH
8:30 a.mAnnouncements and Updates
Robin I. Kawazoe
Deputy Director, DPCPSI
Acting Executive Secretary, Council of Councils
8:45 a.m

New NIH Concept Clearance Policy and Implications for Review by the Council of Councils
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., DPCPSI

DPCPSI Concepts for Funding Opportunity Announcement Renewals and Reissues
Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP) and Office of Strategic Coordination (OSC) staff

ORIP - Primate Centers (P51)

Models and Related Materials Programs (R21)

Models and Related Materials Programs (R24)

Tools and Devices for Research Facilities (SBIR/STTR)


OSC - Illuminating the Druggable Genome (IDG)

Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures (A2CPS)




Common Fund Concept Clearance for Additional Preclinical Animal Study Sites for the Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Consortium (MoTrPAC)
Marie Nierras, Ph.D.
Program Leader, OSC, DPCPSI

10:00 a.m.Update from the NHLBI Director
Gary H. Gibbons, M.D.
Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH
10:45 a.m.Congressional Update
Adrienne Hallett
NIH Associate Director for Legislative Policy and Analysis, and
Director, Office of Legislative Policy and Analysis
11:30 a.m.Lunch Pick-up
11:45 a.m.Review of Grant Applications (CF, ORIP) – Working Lunch
12:15 p.m.Badge pick-up
1:15 p.m.

Common Fund Concept Clearances for the 4D Nucleome Stage 2 and Awards that Encourage Use of Common Fund Data
Ananda Roy, Ph.D.
Program Leader, OSC, DPCPSI

2:00 p.m.Update on the Common Fund Data Ecosystem
Vivien Bonazzi, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor for Data Science Technologies & Innovation, OSC, DPCPSI
2:30 p.m.Introduction to the Office of Data Science Strategy (ODSS)
Susan Gregurick, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor, ODSS, DPCPSI
Director, Division of Biomedical Technology, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biosciences
National Institute of General Medical Sciences, NIH
3:20 p.m.Introduction to the Office of AIDS Research (OAR), DPCPSI 
Maureen Goodenow, Ph.D.
NIH Associate Director for AIDS Research, and
Director, OAR, DPCPSI
4:00 p.m.Adjournment 
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, DPCPSI

Future Council of Councils Meetings

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


  • September 12–13, 2024 (Thursday, Friday)


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


  • January 29-30, 2026 (Thursday, Friday)
  • May 14-15, 2026 (Thursday, Friday)
  • September 10-11, 2026 (Thursday, Friday)
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