NINDS Advisory Council Agenda - February 4-5, 2016

National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council
195th Meeting
February 4 – 5, 2016

Building 31, C Wing, 6th Floor, Conference Room 10
 31 Center Drive
Bethesda, Maryland  20892
Closed Circuit Viewing Overflow on February 4 (Conference Rooms 7 and 9)

NIH Videocast Website  


February 4, 2016


8:00 a.m.

I.  Call to Order and Opening Remarks

Dr. Walter Koroshetz
 Director, NINDS

8:05 a.m.

II.  Report of the Director, Division of Extramural Research, NINDS

Dr. Robert Finkelstein
 Executive Secretary
 Director, Extramural Division, NINDS

A.    Consideration of Minutes of September 10, 2015, Meeting  

B.    Confirmation of Dates for Future Council Meetings

May 26-27, 2016 (Thursday and Friday) 
September 15-16, 2016 (Thursday and Friday) 
February 9-10, 2017 (Thursday and Friday) 
May 18-19, 2017 (Thursday and Friday) 
September 7-8, 2017 (Thursday and Friday) 
C.    Other Items
         Expedited Review Process
         Extramural Announcements

8:15 a.m.

III.  Report of the Director, NINDS - Dr. Walter Koroshetz

9:30 a.m. BREAK

9:45 a.m.

IV.  NINDS Training and Training Mechanisms - Dr. Steve Korn, Director

Office of Training, Career Development and Workforce Diversity, NINDS

 Dr. Diane Lipscombe
 Professor of Neuroscience
 Interim Director, Brown Institute for Brain Science
 Brown University

11:45 p.m. LUNCH

1:00 p.m.

V.  NINDS Strategies to Enhance Diversity of Neuroscience Researchers - Dr. Michelle Jones-London

 Diversity Training and Workforce Development, NINDS

2:00 p.m. BREAK

2:15 p.m.


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).

VI.  Review of Conflict of Interest, Confidentiality, and Council Procedures
       Council Consideration of Pending Applications - Dr. Robert Finkelstein

5:00 p.m. ** 


February 5, 2016


8:00 a.m.

VII.  Consideration of Pending Applications (Continued) - Dr. Robert Finkelstein

11:00 a.m. **
 **This time is tentative