IC Directors’ Meeting Highlights — Thursday, August 2, 2018


Dr. Collins described recent campus visits/tours by Senator Tom Udall and Congressman Ro Khanna. Dr. Collins recapped the July 25 subcommittee hearing on 21st Century Cures.


Andrea Norris described the new Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation, and Sustainability (STRIDES) Initiative and partnerships with commercial cloud providers, announced on Tuesday, July 24. The initiative will help intramural and extramural scientists leverage NIH, academia, and industry partnerships, and access advanced cloud computing tools. The framework for these partnerships will incorporate standards endorsed by the biomedical research community on FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable) data principles.

Non-Parent Program Announcements

Dr. Michael Lauer described an approach to efficiently indicate IC interest in scientific research areas though “Notices of Intent”, published in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts.

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