May 2021 Council Meeting Agenda

Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

National Advisory General Medical Sciences Council
Video Conference
Thursday, May 20, 2021
(Open Session Agenda)​

9:30 AMJon Lorsch, Ph.D.Call to Order, Introductions and Opening Remarks
Consideration of Minutes
9:45 AMJon Lorsch, Ph.D.NIGMS Director's Report
10:30 AMDarren Sledjeski, Ph.D.Support of Research in Well-Funded Laboratories: Updating the NIGMS $750K Policy
10:45 AMMing Lei, Ph.D.Introduction to the SuRE Program
10:55 AMAlison Gammie, Ph.D.NIGMS’ Extramural Initiatives to Address Structural Racism and Discrimination
11:40 AMJon Lorsch, Ph.D.Concept Clearance: Exploratory Research for Technology Development (R21) (Reissue)
Concept Clearance: Exploratory Research for Technology Development (R01) (Reissue)
Concept Clearance: Bridges to the Baccalaureate (T34) (Reissue)
Concept Clearance: Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) Institutionally-Focused Research Education Award to Promote Diversity (UE5) (Reissue)
11:50 AMChristina Liu, Ph.D.Concept Clearance: NIGMS National and Regional Resources (Reissue)

This live webcast will be captioned. Participants requiring sign language interpretation and/or other reasonable accommodations should email or call the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339 at least 3 days prior to the event.

Please submit any public comments by Email to