IC Directors’ Meeting Highlights — April 9, 2015

Announcements: Francis Collins

Dr. Collins welcomed the new Acting IC Directors, and Dr. Fauci provided an Ebola update. Dr. Collins also briefly discussed the 4th Annual Rx Drug Summit, the NAS Gene Drives Study, and NIH’s Genomic Data Sharing Policy. Summaries of recent Congressional visits and meetings, as well as upcoming Congressional hearings, were provided.

Outcomes of the Technical Centers for Networks and Pathways (TCNP) Program: Jim Anderson, Douglas Sheeley, and Michael Rout

Dr. Sheeley (NIGMS) presented an overview of the TCNP program, including the goals, timeline, budget, and a brief summary of the developed technologies. Dr. Rout (Rockefeller U.) provided details on the National Center for Dynamic Interactome Research (NCDIR), the methods and technologies developed to understand the dynamics of macromolecular assemblies, the data acquisition and analysis process, and the applications. Outreach activities also were outlined. The discussion focused on the potential goals going forward, and the lessons learned from the program.

This page last reviewed on July 30, 2015