Council of Councils Meeting

May 19–20, 2022

Virtual Meeting

May 19 videocast:
May 20 videocast:

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About Us


May 19, 2022
10:30 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

10:45 a.m.

Announcements and Updates
Robin I. Kawazoe
Deputy Director, DPCPSI, and
Executive Secretary, Council of Councils

11:00 a.m.

Common Fund (CF) Update: MoTrPAC: Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Consortium
Concepcion (Marie) R. Nierras, Ph.D.
Program Leader, Office of Strategic Coordination (OSC), DPCPSI

11:30 a.m.

Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP) Concept Clearance: Reissuance - Animal Models and Related Biological Materials for Research (R21) (Vote)
Stephanie J. Murphy, V.M.D., Ph.D., DACLAM
Director, Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM), ORIP, DPCPSI

11:50 a.m.

ORIP Concept Clearance: Development of Resources and Technologies for Enhancing Rigor, Reproducibility, and Translatability of Animal Models in Biomedical Research (Vote)
Sige Zou, Ph.D.
Program Director, DCM, ORIP, DPCPSI

12:30 p.m.


12:50 p.m.

Report of the Council of Councils Working Group on Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Integration (Vote)
Christine Hunter, Ph.D., ABPP (CAPT, USPHS)
Acting Associate Director for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, NIH, and
Acting Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, DPCPSI

1:20 p.m.

Office of Disease Prevention Concept Clearance: Advancing Prevention Research for Health Equity (ADVANCE) Initiatives (Vote)
Jennifer Alvidrez, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator, Office of Disease Prevention, DPCPSI

2:00 p.m.

Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office (SGMRO) Update: The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s Consensus Study Report, Measuring Sex, Gender Identity, and Sexual Orientation
Karen L. Parker, Ph.D., M.S.W.

2:30 p.m.

Adjournment for the day
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, DPCPSI

May 20, 2022
10:30 a.m.

Review of Grant Applications (ORIP and OSC/CF)

11:30 a.m.


11:50 a.m.

Introduction to Data Presentations
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, DPCPSI

11:55 a.m.

Update on the NIH Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation, and Sustainability (STRIDES) Initiative
Andrea T. Norris
Director, Center for Information Technology, and
Chief Information Officer, NIH

12:25 p.m.

Report of the Common Fund Data Ecosystem (CFDE) Working Group (Vote)
Rick Horwitz, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President and Director, Allen Institute for Cell Science
CFDE Working Group Co-Chair, and Council of Councils Member

Elizabeth Wilder, Ph.D.
Director, OSC, DPCPSI, and
CFDE Working Group Co-Chair

1:05 p.m.


1:30 p.m.

NIH Data-Management and -Sharing Policy
Michael S. Lauer, M.D.
Deputy Director for Extramural Research, NIH

2:00 p.m.

Partnerships Contributing to Data Management and Sharing Policy Implementation Through FAIR Data Sharing
Susan K. Gregurick, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Data Science, NIH, and
Director, Office of Data Science Strategy, DPCPSI

2:30 p.m.

Common Fund Final Report: Knockout Mouse Phenotyping Program (KOMP2)
Colin Fletcher, Ph.D.
Program Director, National Human Genome Research Institute

3:00 p.m.

Closing Comments and Adjournment
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, DPCPSI

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