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Director's Report-Related Documents: February 2016

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No. Relevant Documents
1 25th Anniversary of the Launch of the Human Genome Project
2 New Chief Grants Management Officer
3 New Chief, Policy & Program Analysis Branch
4 ASHG/NHGRI Fellowships:  2016-2017 Application Process Open!
5 DHHS Career Achievement Award
6 Congressional Briefing: Precision Medicine and Cystic Fibrosis
7
Challenges of Sustaining Data Resources

Sustaining the Big-Data Ecosystem
Funding for Key Data Resources in Jeopardy

8 New Deputy Director for Extramural Research
9 New NIH-Wide Strategic Plan
10 NIH Appropriations and Budget
11
Mourning the Loss of Dave Flockhart

In Memoriam, David A. Flockhart Ph.D., M.D.
Dave Flockhart's Blog

12 Mourning the Loss of Alfred Gilman
13 National Medal of Science & National Medal of Technology and Innovation
14

2015 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

15

2015 ASHG Awards

16

Memorial Sloan Kettering 2015 Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research

17 Elected to the National Academy of Medicine
18

Elected to the AAAS

19

2015 Breakthrough of the Year: Science

20 The Scientist's Top Ten Innovations 2015
21 ThinkProgress's Scientific Breakthrough
22 NHGRI Genome Advance of the Month
23
Genomes in the News

Adzuki Bean
Ancient Ethiopian Genome
Regenerative Flatworm
Przewalski's Horse
Grass
Pineapple
Ancient Wild Ox
Eurasian Vulture Genome
Lingulid Brachiopod
Tiger Mosquito
Acorn Worm
Yakutian Horse
Tardigrade
African Cheetah
African Turquoise Killifish
California Sugar Pine
Ancient Irish Humans
Eelgrass
Hawaiian Crow
Great Tit
Lentil
Zika Virus

24
Large-Scale Genome Sequencing and Analysis Centers

Large-Scale Genome Sequencing and Analysis Centers Program Page
DNA Sequencing Costs NHGRI Website

25
1000 Genomes Project

Overview Paper
Structural Variation Paper
Editorial "Variety of Life"

Nature News & Views Piece
Press Release
1000 Genomes Program Page

26
The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA)

TCGA Program Page
The Molecular Taxonomy of Primary Prostate Cancer
Comprehensive Molecular Characterization of Papillary Renal-Cell Carcinoma

TCGA Project 2015 Service to America Medal People's Choice Award 

27
Centers for Mendelian Genomics (CMG) Program

CMG Program Page
phenoDB
GeneMatcher

28
Genome Sequencing Program

Genome Sequencing Program Page
Genome Sequencing Program Press Release
Centers for Common Disease Genomics (RFA-HG-15-001)
Centers for Common Disease Genomics Program Page
The Broad Institute
Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center
The New York Genome  Center 
McDonnell Genome Institute at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Centers for Mendelian Genomics (RFA-HG-15-002)
Centers for Mendelian Genomics Program Page
Centers for Mendelian Genomics Website
University of Washington Center for Mendelian Genomics Website
Baylor-Johns Hopkins Center for Mendelian Genomics Website
Yale University Centers for Mendelian Genomics Website
Genome Sequencing Program Coordinating Center (RFA-HG-15-003)
Genome Sequencing Program Coordinating Center Program Page
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

29
Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research Program

CSER Program Page
CSER Consortium Website
Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics Special Issue 
CSER Tumor Working Group Commentary 
University of Michigan Analysis Paper
CSER and Beyond Workshop Report 

30
Genome Sequencing Informatics Tools

GS-IT Program Page
iSeqTools Portal
ICGC Portal BAM Stats 

31
Technology Development Program

Technology Development Program Page
Novel Nucleic Acid Sequencing RFAs

Novel Genome Technology Development PARs

32
ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements (ENCODE) 

ENCODE Program Page
ENCODE Portal
ENCODE Consortium Publications List on the ENCODE Portal
ENCODE Community Publications List on the ENCODE Portal
ENCODE Funding Opportunity Announcements 

33

Electronic Medical Records & Genomics (eMERGE) Network

34

The PhenX Toolkit

35 Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen)
36 Implementing Genomics In  Practice (IGNITE) Network
37
Newborn Sequencing In Genomic medicine and public HealTh (NSIGHT)

NSIGHT Program Page
NSIGHT Public Webinar

38
Human Microbiome Project (HMP): Integrative HMP (iHMP)

Integrative HMP (iHMP)
NIH HMP Program Page
"Genomics and Personalized Medicine" Keystone Symposium
2016 International Human Microbiome Congress

International Human Microbiome Consortium
Fast Track Action Committee on  Mapping the Microbiome (FTAC-MM) Report

An Assessment of U.S. Microbiome Research

39
Knockout Mouse Phenotyping Project (KOMP2)

NIH KOMP2 Program Page
International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium

40
Human Heredity and Health in Africa Program (H3Africa)

H3Africa Program Page
H3Africa PI Presentations Videocast

41
Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN)

NIH UDN Program Page
NHGRI UDN Program Page

UDN Gateway

42
Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program

Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Act
NIH Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program Page
Genome Sequencing Center(s) for the Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program RFA

43
Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI)

NIH PMI Program Page
NIH PMI Cohort Program Page
NCI and the Precision Medicine Initiative
Advisory Committee to the NIH Director Working Group on the Precision Medicine Initiative

Advisory Committee to the NIH Director PMI Working Group Report
NIH PMI Funding Opportunities Webpage

PMI Cohort Program Advisory Panel

44

NIH Announces ECHO Program

45
Inter-Society Coordinating Committee for Practitioner Education in Genomics (ISCC) 

ISCC Web Page
ISCC 5th Meeting Website 

AliveAndKickn' Website 

46
Nursing Scholarship Award

A Blueprint for Genomic Nursing Science
Genomic Nursing Science Blueprint: Next Steps Meeting Summary

47

Summary of Proposed Changes to the Common Rule: New Resource

48
NHGRI History of Genomics Program

NHGRI History of Genomics Program Page
GenomeTV
A Quarter Century after the Human Genome Project's Launch: Lessons Beyond the Base Pairs 

 

49
National DNA Day 2016

DNA Day Program Page
DNA Day Facebook
DNA Day Twitter

50

Trans-NIH H3Africa Community Engagement Meeting

51
Genome: Unlocking Life's Code Exhibition

Exhibition Website
NHGRI Exhibition Page
Exhibition Travel Schedule
Discovery World in Milwaukee, WI
Natural History Museum of Utah 
eNewsletter Subscription Link
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Native American Youth and Family Center
In and Beyond Africa Webpage

52

Thomas A. Waldmann Award for Excellence in Human Immunology

53

2015 Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Houston

54
NHGRI Intramural Research Highlights

Schwartzberg: "TCF1 Is required for the T follicular helper cell response to viral infection"
Schwartzberg: "T-cell transcription factor may offer new pathway for vaccine research"

Ombrello: "Loss-of-function mutations in TNFAIP3 leading to A20 haploinsufficiency cause an early-onset autoinflammatory disease" 
Kastner: "HLA-DRB1*11 and variants of the MHC class II locus are strong risk factors for systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis" 

55
The Genomics Landscape: A Monthly Update from the NHGRI Director

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Posted: February 7, 2016