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Director's Report Related Documents: February 2010

The open session for the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research scheduled for February 8-9, 2010 was cancelled due to weather. All publicly available material - the agenda and related documents - are available here online.
Attachment Council Documents
1 NIH Appoints Eric D. Green, M.D., Ph.D. To Be Director Of The National Human Genome Research Institute
2 FY 2010 Budget TablePDF file
3 FY 2011 Proposed BudgetPDF file
Redesign of genome.gov:
5 NHGRI Long-Range Planning
6 Opportunities for Research and NIH, by Francis S. Collins [sciencemag.org]
CBS News Report on the War on Cancer:
President Obama Visits NIH:
Major NIH Recruitments:
  • Director for Eunice Kennedy Schriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • Director for NIH Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives
  • NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research
10 HHS Secretary Sebelius Announces Senate Confirmation of Dr. Regina Benjamin as U.S. Surgeon General [hhs.gov]
11 New Members of the Institute of Medicine [www8.nationalacademies.org]
12 The NHGRI Genome Sequencing Program (GSP)
13 DNA Sequencing Technologies Program
The challenges of sequencing by synthesis [nature.com]
The potential and challenges of nanopore sequencing [nature.com]
14 Human Genome Sequencing Using Unchained Base Reads on Self-Assembling DNA Nanoarrays [sciencemag.org]
15 Genome 10K Project [genome10K.org]
Genome 10K: A Proposal to Obtain Whole-Genome Sequence for 10 000 Vertebrate Species [jhered.oxfodjournals.org]
16 The Completion of the Mammalian Gene Collection [genome.cshlp.org]
18 The Knock-Out Mouse Project
NHGRI projects funded by the 2009 Recovery Act:
20 Molecular Libraries Program [mli.nih.gov]
21 GTEx Project [nihraodmap.nih.gov]
23 Office of Population Genomics Research Programs
25 NHGRI GWAS Catalog
25 PhenX Toolkit [phenx.org]
26 NHGRI Talking Glossary
27 Secretary's Advisory Committee for Genomic Health and Society [oba.od.nih.gov]
Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act Regulations:
29 Deputy Clinical Director Cynthia J. Tifft, M.D., Ph.D.
30 Investigator Recruitment in Social and Behavioral Research
31 Investigator Recruitment in Genetic Disease Research
32 Study Conclusively Ties Rare Disease Gene to Parkinson's
33 Newly Identified Genes Influence Insulin and Glucose Regulation
Genetic variation in GIPR influences the glucose and insulin responses to an oral glucose challenge [nature.com]
34 Nobel Laureate Carol Greider Delivers Prestigious NHGRI Trent Lecture
Undiagnosed Diseases
Undiagnosed Diseases Program on Second Opinion:

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