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Director's Report-Related Documents: February 2017

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No. Relevant Documents
1 20th Anniversary of Institute Status
2 Francis Collins "Held Over" as NIH Director
3 New Chief Executive Officer, NIH Clinical Center
4 Kathy Hudson Departs as NIH Associate Director for Science, Outreach, and Policy 
5 Phil Bourne Departs as NIH Associate Director for Data Science 
6
21st Century Cures Act

Energy and Commerce Committee Web Page
21st Century Cures Act- A View from NIH

7

Common Rule Revisions Finalized

8
Regulatory Updates

News of Delays in Finalizing Regulatory Guidance for Lab-Developed Tests
Lab-Developed Tests Discussion Paper
Notice of Extension of Effective Date for Final NIH Policy on the Use of a Single Institutional Review Board for Multi-Site Research

9
New dbGaP Data Browser 

dbGaP Website
New dbGaP Data Browser Publication

10 RFI on dbGaP Streamlining
11

NIH-ACMG Fellowship in Genomic Medicine Program Management 

12 Mourning the Loss of Oliver Smithies 
13 Mourning the Loss of Allen Roses
14

Lasker~Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science

15

2017 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

16

2016 ASHG Awards

17 New Steering Committee Chair, Global Alliance for Genomics and Health 
18

New Senior Vice President of Global Oncology, Lilly

19

Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

20 Elected to the AAAS
21 2016 SBIR Hall of Fame and Tibbetts Award
22 2016 Science Breakthrough of the Year Runner Up
23

The Scientist's Top Ten Innovations 2016

24
Genomes in the News

Zika
Beer Yeast (157 industrial strains of Sacchromyces cerevisiae)
Ocean Sunfish
Five-Pacer Viper
Amur Leopard
Asian Long-Horned Beetle
Black Blow Fly
Ancient Corn Cob
Gingko Biloba
Spirit Cave Mummy (10,000 Year-Old) from Nevada
African Wild Dog
Tiger Tail Seahorse
British Ash Tree
Canadian Beaver

25
Genome Sequencing Program (GSP)

GSP Program Website
GSP Consortium Website
Centers for Common Disease Genomics (CCDG) Website 
Centers for Mendelian Genomics (CMG) Website
GSP Analysis Centers Website
GSP Coordinating Centers Website
NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Program Website
NEI Website
NIA Website

26
The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA)

TCGA Program Website
TCGA Esophageal Cancer Publication 
TCGA Cervical Cancer Publication
TCGA PanCanAtlas Blog 
TCGA Unified Somatic Call Set

27
Technology Development Program

Technology Development Program Website
Novel Nucleic Acid Sequencing Request for Applications
Novel Genome Technology Development Program Announcements

28
ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements (ENCODE) 

ENCODE Program Website
ENCODE Portal
ENCODE-DREAM Challenge
ENCODE Consortium Publications List on the ENCODE Portal
ENCODE Community Publications List on the ENCODE Portal
ENCODE Funding Opportunity Announcements 
New ENCODE Awards Press Release

29

Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (CEGS) Program

30
Genome-Wide Associations Studies (GWAS) Catalog

NHGRI Program Website
EBI GWAS Catalog  

31

The PhenX Toolkit

32
Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen)

ClinGen Consortium Website
National Institute Child Health and Human Development Funding Opportunity Announcement
HL7 Open InfoButton Publication 
Somatic Data Model Publication
Stakeholders Interactions Commentary

33
Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research Program (CSER)

CSER Program Website
CSER Consortium Website
CSER2 Frequently Asked Questions/Webinar

34
Implementing Genomics In Practice (IGNITE) Network

IGNITE Program Website
IGNITE Consortium Website
IGNITE Press Release on American Heart Association Data
University of Florida Press Release on American Heart Association Data

35

Newborn Sequencing In Genomic medicine and public HealTh (NSIGHT)

NSIGHT Program Page
NSIGHT Marker Paper

36 4th ELSI Congress
37

Computational Genomics and Data Science Program

38

Small Business Grants  

39
Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx)

GTEx Portal
dbGaP Data
NIH GTEx Program Page

40
Human Heredity and Health in Africa Program (H3Africa)

H3Africa Program Website
Communiqué from President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim's Speech

41
Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN)

NIH UDN Program Website
NHGRI UDN Website
UDN Gateway

42
Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI)

White House PMI Website
NIH PMI Cohort Program Website
NCI PMI Program Website
New Name for the PMI Cohort Program
Survey Publication Regarding Opinions of PMI
NIH All of UsSM Program Page
Announcement of New Regional Medical Centers for PMI
Videocast of All of UsSM Research Program Stakeholder Briefing

43

ASHG-NHGRI Fellowships 

44
Genome: Unlocking Life's Code Exhibition

Exhibition Website
NHGRI Exhibition Website
Exhibition Travel Schedule
Peoria Riverfront Museum
In and Beyond Africa Interactive

45
2017 NHGRI Short Course in Genomics

K-12, Community College, and Tribal College Faculty Track
Nurse, Physician Assistant, and Faculty Track

46

My Family Health Portrait

47

International Summit in Human Genetics and Genomics

48

Master, American College of Rheumatology

49

International Genetic Epidemiology Society Leadership Award

50
NHGRI Intramural Research Highlights

Aksentijevich: NIH Researchers Discover Otulipenia, a New Inflammatory Disease
Aksentijevich: Biallelic Hypomorphic Mutations in a Linear Deubiquitinase Define Otulipenia, an Early-Onset Autoinflammatory Disease
Venditti: Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Treating Niemann-Pick Disease Type C1
Venditti: Systemic AAV9 Gene Therapy Improves the Lifespan of Mice with Niemann-Pick Disease, Type C1
Burgess: NIH Researchers Unveil New Wound-Healing Role for Protein-Folding Gene in Mice
Burgess: Extracellular Hsp60 Triggers Tissue Regeneration and Wound Healing by Regulating Inflammation and Cell Proliferation

51
The Genomics Landscape: A Monthly Update from the NHGRI Director

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Posted: February 3, 2016