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Director's Report-Related Documents: September 2017

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No. Relevant Documents
1 NIH-ACMG Fellowship in Genomic Medicine Program Management 
2 Genomics and Health Disparities Lecture Series
3 Genomics and Health Disparities Scientific Interest Group
4 Francis Collins 'Retained' as NIH Director
5 New NIH Deputy Director for Management
6 Naming of New Director, National Cancer Institute
7 First Director, NIH Tribal Health Research Office
8 Josie Briggs Departs as Director, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
9 New Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
10 New Director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
11 New U.S. Surgeon General
12 Alberto Gutierrez Retiring as Director, FDA Office of In Vitro Diagnostics and Radiological Health
13 Upcoming Changes to NIH Clinical Trials Policies
NIH Appropriations

Fiscal Year 2018 Labor-HHS-Education Spending Bill

Appropriations Subcommittee Summary

15 Global Genomic Medicine Collaborative (G2MC) 
16 New Executive Director, American Society of Human Genetics
ASHG Position Statement: Human Germline Genome Editing

ASHG Statement on Human Germline Genome Editing

ASHG Press Release

18 Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research
19 Allen Distinguished Investigator Awards
20 MIT Technology Review: 50 Smartest Companies
Genomics In The News...

Editorial in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA): Introducing "Genomics and Precision Health"

Genomics and Precision Health Website

Genomes In The News...

Tea Tree

Golden Orb Weaver

Silver Birch Tree



Desert Tortoise

Galapagos Cormorant

Old (234 years) Oak Tree Leaves

Wild Wheat Genome

A Fourth Denisovan

Sand Rat


Golden Bat

3700-Year-Old Canaanite Genomes

117 Diverse Apples

Cotton Bollworm

Corn Earworm

Red Vizcacha Rat

Genome Sequencing Program (GSP) 

GSP Program Website

GSP Consortium Website

Centers for Common Disease Genomics (CCDG) Website

Centers for Mendelian Genomics (CMG) Website

GSP Coordinating Center Website

GSP Analysis Centers Website


NEI Website

NIA Website

CMG Data Sharing Document

Technology Development Program

Technology Development Program Website 

Novel Genome Technology Development Program Announcements 

ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements (ENCODE)

ENCODE Program Website


ENCODE Encyclopedia

American Society of Human Genetics Meeting

Search Candidate Regulatory Elements by ENCODE (SCREEN)

ENCODE Participants

ENCODE Consortium Publications List on the ENCODE Portal

ENCODE Community Publications List on the ENCODE Portal

26 Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (CEGS) Program
Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Network

eMERGE Network Program Website

eMERGE Tools

Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen) 

ClinGen Consortium Website

ClinGen List of Clinical Laboratories

Curating the Clinical Genome Meeting

Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research (CSER) Program

CSER Program Website

CSER Consortium Website

MedSeq Project Paper

National Public Radio Editorial

Phase II of CSER Press Release

Implementing Genomics In Practice (IGNITE) Network

IGNITE Program Website

IGNITE Consortium Website

IGNITE Clinical Validity and Utility Working Group

Challenges and Strategies for Implementing Genomic Services in Diverse Settings: Experiences from the Implementing GeNomics In pracTicE (IGNITE) Network 

Race, Genomics and Chronic Disease: What Patients with African Ancestry Have to Say

The IGNITE Pharmacogenetics Working Group: An Opportunity for Building Evidence with Pharmacogenetic Implementation in a Real-World Setting

Impact of the CYP2C19 Genotype on Voriconazole Exposure in Adults with Invasive Fungal Infections

IGNITE Publications List

31 Computational Genomics and Data Science Program
Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) Research Program 

Genomics and Society Working Group

Centers for Excellence in ELSI Research (CEER) RFA

CEER Program Description

PA-17-444: Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomics Research Project Grant Program (R01)

PA-17-445: Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomics Small Research Grant Program (R03)

PA-17-446: Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomics Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (R21)

The 4th ELSI Congress: Expanding the ELSI Universe

The 4th ELSI Congress Abstracts

33 Training and Career Development 
Knockout Mouse Phenotyping Project (KOMP2)

NIH KOMP2 Program Website 

International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium 

Prevalence of Sexual Dimorphism in Mammalian Phenotypic Traits 

Disease Model Discovery from 3,328 Gene Knockouts by the International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium 

35 Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) 
Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN)

NIH UDN Program Website 

NHGRI UDN Program Website

UDN Gateway

37 Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program
NIH Data Commons Pilot Phase

Data Commons Pilot Phase

RM-17-026 OT3: Multi-Component Research Project - Other Transaction (OT)

FAQ for RM-17-026

All of Us Research Program  

All of Us Research Program Website

All of Us News, Events, & Media

New Web Resources for Investigators and General Public 

Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Resource

Genome Editing Resource

41 Genomic Imagery on Flickr
42 NHGRI History of Genomics Program
Genome: Unlocking Life's Code Exhibition 

Exhibition Website

NHGRI Exhibition Website

Exhibition Travel Schedule

Science North Museum

NHGRI Short Course in Genomics

Middle/High School, Community College, and Tribal College Educators Track

Nurse, Physician Assistant, and Faculty Track

45 Inter-Society Coordinating Committee for Practitioner Education (ISCC) 
46 Method for Introducing a New Competency: Genomics (MINC) 
47 2017 Rare Impact Award, National Organization for Rare Disorders 
48 New President-Elect, American Society of Human Genetics 
NHGRI Intramural Research Highlights 

Social Interaction Affects Cancer Patients' Response to Treatment

NIH and Collaborators Identify the Genomic Cause for Carey-Fineman-Ziter Syndrome

Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis Strain Diversity Underlying Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis

The Genomics Landscape: A Monthly Newsletter from the NHGRI Director

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Last Updated: September 10, 2017