Council of Councils Meeting

September 11, 2020

Virtual Meeting

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10:15 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

10:30 a.m.

Updates from NIH
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, NIH

11:15 a.m. 

Announcements and Updates
Franziska B. Grieder, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Director, Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP), DPCPSI
and Executive Secretary, Council of Councils

11:30 a.m.

Review, Discussion and Vote - Revised Council of Councils Operating Procedures
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, DPCPSI

11:50 a.m.

ODSS Concept Clearance: Smart Health and Biomedical Research in the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Data Science (Vote)
Susan K. Gregurick, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Data Science Strategy (ODSS), DPCPSI
William T. Riley, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, DPCPSI

12:20 p.m.

Common Fund Concept Clearance: Nutrition for Precision Health, powered by the All of Us Research Program (Vote)
Griffin Rodgers, M.D., M.A.C.P.
Director, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

1:00 p.m.

Review of Grant Applications (ORIP)

2:00 p.m.

Lunch Break

2:15 p.m.

Report from the Sequence Read Archive Data Working Group of the Council of Councils (Vote)
Kevin B. Johnson, M.D., M.S. and Susan K. Gregurick, Ph.D., Working Group Co-Chairs

2:50 p.m.

NIH Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program (Vote)
Charles R. Dearolf, Ph.D.
Director, Program Development and Support
Office of Intramural Research, NIH

3:30 p.m.

Common Fund Concept Clearance: Cellular Senescence Network (Vote)
Ned Sharpless, M.D.
Director, National Cancer Institute
Richard Hodes, M.D.
Director, National Institute on Aging

4:10 p.m. Break
4:25 p.m.

Common Fund Concept Clearance: Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program: Plans for FY22-24 (Vote)
James Coulombe, Ph.D.
Chief, Developmental Biology and Structural Variation Branch
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

4:55 p.m.

James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, DPCPSI

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