IC Directors’ Meeting Highlights — May 1, 2014


Dr. Collins provided an update on the Senate Appropriations hearing and the upcoming visit to NIH by Senate Appropriations staff. He also discussed a meeting scheduled for later in the week to discuss the proposed STEM education reorganization. Dr. Collins discussed the celebrating on the planting of the Tree of Hippocrates clone, in which the Greek ambassador was in attendance.  

Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Update: Eric Green, Mark Guyer, and Phil Bourne

Dr. Bourne (ADDS) presented information on the programmatic themes and possible challenges of BD2K, and the potential capability that Data Commons could provide to enhance quality and reproducibility. The discussion focused on the role of the ICs, issue surrounding clinical research data, and the timeline for funding applications.

Conference Approvals: Larry Tabak

Dr. Tabak (DEPD) provided information on the conference approval process and data for FY12 and FY13.

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