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February 11, 2020 Advisory Board Meeting Open Session Agenda

Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences

FIC Advisory Board Meeting (Open Session)
February 11, 2020
Stone House, Building 16, NIH Campus

Open Session

9:00 A.M. - 10:15 A.M.

Director's Update and Discussion of Current and Planned FIC Activities
Dr. Roger Glass

10:15 A.M. – 10:30 A.M.

Coffee Break

10:30 A.M. - 11:15 A.M.

Global Health at the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
Dr. Debara Tucci, Director, NIDCD

11:15 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Global Health at the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH)
Dr. Janine Clayton, Director, ORWH

12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


1:00 P.M. - 2:45 P.M.

Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): What’s Next?

1:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M.

  • Dr. Barbara Sina, Deputy Director, Division of International Training and Research (DITR), FIC
  • Dr. Laura Povlich, Program Officer, DITR, FIC
  • Dr. Daudi Jjingo, Programme Director/PI for the Ugandan NIH H3Africa bioinformatics training programme (BRecA), and a Co-PI of the Ugandan node of H3BioNet

1:30 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.


  • Dr. Nicola Mulder, Professor and head of the Computational Biology
    (CBIO) division, University of Cape Town, Principal investigator of H3ABioNet
  • Dr. Charles Rotimi, Director, Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health, NHGRI
  • Dr. Carol Dahl, Executive Director, The Lemelson Foundation

2:00 P.M. - 2:45 P.M.

Open Discussion

2:45 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Closing Comments
Dr. Roger Glass

3:00 P.M.


Updated February 5, 2020