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NINDS Advisory Council Agenda - September 12-13, 2013


Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council
188th Meeting
September 12-13, 2013
Building 45, Natcher Conference Center, Room E1/E2
45 Center Drive
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
Closed Circuit Viewing Overflow on September 12 (Conference Room D)
Contact Number at Meeting (301) 594-7141

AGENDA

September 12, 2013

OPEN SESSION

8:00 a.m.

I.   Call to Order and Opening Remarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Story Landis
                                                                                                                                Chairperson

8:05 a.m.
II.   Report of the Director, Division of Extramural Research, NINDS . . . . . . . . . . . .  Dr. Robert Finkelstein

  1. Consideration of Minutes of May 23-24, 2013, Meeting
  2. Confirmation of Dates for Future Council Meetings

    January 30-January 31, 2014   (Thursday and Friday)
    May 29-30, 2014                    (Thursday and Friday)
    September 11-12, 2014          (Thursday and Friday)
    February 12-13, 2015             (Thursday and Friday)
    May 28-29, 2015                    (Thursday and Friday)           
    September 10-11, 2015          (Thursday and Friday)

  3. Other Items
    Expedited Review Process
    DER Announcements

8:15 a.m.
III.   Report of the Director, NINDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Dr. Story Landis

9:30 a.m.  BREAK

9:45 a.m.
IV.   NINDS Strategies to Enhance Diversity of Neuroscience Researchers . . . . . Dr. Michele Jones London
                                                                                                                                             Program Director
                                                  Office of Training, Career Development and Workforce Diversity, NINDS

10:30 a.m.
V.   Report from the Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias Conference. . . . . . . Dr. Thomas Montine
                                                                                                                       Alvord Professor and Chair
                                                                                                                      Director of Neuropathology
                                                                                                                         University of Washington

11:30 a.m. LUNCH

1:00 p.m.
VI.   Promoting Rigor and Reproducibility – an Update . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . Dr. Shai Silberberg
                                                                                                                                  Program Director
                                                                                  Channels, Synapses and Circuits Cluster, NINDS

2:00 p.m.
VII.   Concept Clearance for FY 2014 Proposed Initiatives . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Robert Finkelstein

2:30 p.m.
VIII.   Presentations by the Division of Intramural Research, NINDS

          Impact of Sequester of NINDS Intramural Budget . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Dr. Alan Koretsky 
                                                                                                                    Scientific Director, NINDS

Scientific Presentation: Development of Large Scale Optical and Electron Microscopy to Study the Neural Basis of Behavior. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Kevin Briggman
                                                 Investigator, Circuit Dynamics and Connectivity Unit, DIR, NINDS

3:30 p.m.
CLOSED SESSION

This portion of the meeting is being closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5, U.S. Code and Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2).

IX.   Review of Conflict of Interest, Confidentiality, and Council Procedures
     Council Consideration of Pending Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Dr. Robert Finkelstein           
                                                                                                     Council Executive Secretary

4:45 p.m.
CLOSED SESSION

This portion of the meeting is being closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in section 552b(c) (6), Title 5 U.S. Code and Section 10 (d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2).

X.   Review of the Division of Intramural Research Board of Scientific Counselors' Reports
                                                                                                                                           Dr. Alan Koretsky

5:15 p.m. **
ADJOURNMENT

 

September 13, 2013

CLOSED SESSION

8:00 a.m.
XI.   Consideration of Pending Applications (Continued) . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Robert Finkelstein           

11:00 a.m. **
ADJOURNMENT

Last updated September 9, 2013