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Director's Report-Related Documents: September 2015

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1 Mourning the Loss of Elizabeth Thomson
2 Departure of Chief, Policy and Program Analysis Branch
3 New Chief, Communications and Public Liaison Branch
4
New ASHG-NHGRI Fellows

NHGRI Welcomes 2015 ASHG/NHGRI Education and Public policy fellows
Genetics and Public Policy Fellowship
Genetics and Education Fellowship

5 New NHGRI Brochure
6 NHGRI Implementation of NIH Genomic Data Sharing Policy
7 Genomics and Health Disparities Lecture Series
8 Alan Guttmacher Retires as NICHD Director
9 New Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
10 New Director, NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
11 New Director, NCATS Office of Rare Diseases Research
12 Acting Director, NIH Office of AIDS Research
13 Sally Rockey Steps Down as Director, NIH Office of Extramural Research
14
National Library of Medicine (NLM) Working Group Report

NLM Working Group Final ReportPDF file
Press Announcement for the Report
NLM Director Vacancy Announcement

15
NIH Strategic Plan

NIH Strategic Plan Website
NIH Strategic Plan PresentationPDF file

16
NIH Rigor and Reproducibility in Grant Applications and Review

Enhancing Reproducibility through Rigor and Transparency Guide Notice
Consideration of Sex as a Biological Variable in NIH-funded Research Guide Notice
NIH Rigor and Reproducibility Website

17 New Legislation: 21st Century Cures (H.R. 6)
18
NIH Appropriations and Budget

House Appropriations
Senate Appropriations
 

19
Congressional NIH Caucus

Senate NIH Caucus
House NIH Caucus

20 Mourning the Loss of Bill Gelbart
21 Mourning the Loss of Eric Davidson
22 Associate Vice Chancellor for Computational Health Sciences, University of California San Diego
23

Inaugural Chair, Stanford Department of Biomedical Data Science

24 New Investigators, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
25
New ASHG Position Statements

ASHG Position Statement: Genetic Testing in Children and Adolescents
ASHG 2015 Position Statement: Licensure of Genetic Counselors

26 NHGRI Genome Advance of the Month
27
Genomes in the News

Late Pleistocene Western Camel
Ancient Eurasian Genomes
Blowfly
Octopus
Kiwi
Kennewick Man
Sea Anemone
Barley
Ancient Iberian
99 Ebola Genomes
2500 Icelanders

28
Genome Sequencing Program

Genome Sequencing Program Page
Centers for Common Disease Genomics (RFA-HG-15-001)
Centers for Mendelian Genomics (RFA-HG-15-002)
Notice of NHLBI Participation in Centers for Mendelian Genomics RFA
Applicant Information Webinar
Genome Sequencing Program Coordinating Center (RFA-HG-15-019)
Genome Sequencing Program Analysis Centers (RFA-HG-15-026)
High-Quality Human and Non-Human Primate Genome Sequences (RFA-HG-15-027)

29
The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA)

TCGA Program Page
News Feature on the Melanoma and Lower-Grade Glioma Papers

30
Centers for Mendelian Genomics (CMG) Program

CMG Program Page
geno2MP
phenoDB
GeneMatcher

31
Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research (CSER) Program

CSER Program Page
CSER Consortium Website
CSER and eMERGE Working Group Paper

32
Genome Sequencing Informatics Tools (GS-IT)

GS-IT Program Page
iSeqTools Portal
GATK Page

33
Technology Development Program

Technology Development Program Page
Novel Nucleic Acid Sequencing RFAs
Concept Clearance for Genomic Technology DevelopmentPDF file

34
ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements (ENCODE) Project

ENCODE Program Page
ENCODE Portal
ENCODE User's Meeting
ENCODE User's Meeting Tutorial Videos
Notice of Intent to Publish Funding Opportunity Announcements
ENCODE Consortium Publications List on the ENCODE Portal
ENCODE Community Publications List on the ENCODE Portal

35 New Functional Genomic Variation Grants
36 Centers of Excellence in Genomic  Science (CEGS) Program
37
Electronic Medical Records & Genomics (eMERGE) Network

eMERGE Network Program Page
eMERGE Tools

38
Phenotypes and eXposures (PhenX) Toolkit

PhenX Toolkit Page
NHLBI Sickle Cell Disease Meeting

39
Clinical Genome (ClinGen) Resource

ClinGen Website
ClinGen Actionability Reports

40 Genomics and Society Working Group
41 Small Business Grants
42 Genomics Training and Career Development
43
Knockout Mouse Phenotyping Project (KOMP2)

NIH KOMP2 Program Page
International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium

44
Library of Integrated Network-based Cellular Signatures (LINCS)

LINCS Website
NIH LINCS Program Page
LINCS Supplement Notice

45
Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx) Project

GTEx Portal
dbGaP Data
NIH GTEx Program Page

46
Protein Capture Reagents Program

NIH Protein Capture Reagents Program Page
Protein Capture Reagents Program Data Portal
Press Release on White House Demo Day

47

Human Heredity and Health in Africa Program (H3Africa)

48
Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN)

NIH UDN Program Page
NHGRI UDN Program Page
UDN Gateway
UDN Launches Online Application Portal

49
Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program

Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Act
NIH Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program Page

50
Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Initiative

BD2K Training Funding Announcements
2015 Awardees for BD2K Targeted Software Development 
BD2K Research Funding Announcements

51
Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI)

NIH PMI Program Page
Advisory Committee to the NIH Director Working Group on the Precision Medicine Initiative
PMI Workshops
Advisory Committee to the NIH Director PMI Working Group ReportPDF file

52

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Revisions to the 'Common Rule'

53
Method for Introducing a New Competency (MINC)

MINC Program Solicitation for Participation
ISONG Webinar

54
Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center Videos

NHGRI GARD Page
NCATS YouTube GARD Page

55
NHGRI Social Media

NHGRI Facebook Page
NHGRI Twitter Page
DNA Day Facebook Page
DNA Day Twitter Page
GenomeTV
NHGRI Live Webcasting

56
Genome: Unlocking Life's Code Exhibition

Exhibition Website
NHGRI Exhibition Page
Exhibition Travel Schedule
Discovery World in Milwaukee, WI
eNewsletter Subscription Link
Precision Medicine Event in St. Louis, MO

57

2015 NHGRI Summer Workshop in Genomics: the 'Short Course'

58

Mourning the Loss of Rep. Louis Stokes

59
American College of Rheumatology Distinguished Fellow Award

American College of Rheumatology  Distinguished Fellow Award
LabTV Profile

60
NHGRI Intramural Research Highlights

Burgess: "High-Throughput Gene Targeting and Phenotyping in Zebrafish Using CRISPR/Cas9"
Burgess: "A New Role for Zebrafish: Larger Scale Gene Function Studies"
Biesecker: "Individualized Iterative Phenotyping for Genome-Wide Analysis of Loss-of-Function Mutations"
Biesecker: "NIH Researchers Pilot Predictive Medicine by Studying Healthy People's DNA"
Venditti: "A Critical Reappraisal of Dietary Practices in Methylmalonic Acidemia Raises Concerns about the Safety of Medical Foods. Part 1: Isolated Methylmalonic Acidemias"
Venditti: "New Research Reveals Unintended Consequences of Inappropriate Medical Food Use in Managing Patients with a Type of Metabolic Disorder"

61
The Genomics Landscape: A Monthly Update from the NHGRI Director

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Posted: September 20, 2015