Video Archive of NIH Common Fund’s High Risk-High Reward Program:
New Funding Opportunity for the NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award
November 8, 2011, 1:00-2:45 PM EST

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1:00 PM Welcome: James Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI), NIH.
1:05 PM

New Funding Announcement for High Risk-High Reward Program:
NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award


Testimony from a current Transformative Research Awardee:
Dynamic cellular architecture of bacteria by system-wide super-resolution imaging
Xiaowei Zhuang, Ph.D. and “Sunney” Xiaoliang Xie, Ph.D. Department of Chemistry, Harvard University.


Overview of the NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award
Ravi Basavappa, Ph.D., Program Director, Office of Strategic Coordination, DPCPSI, NIH.

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Metrics of Transformative Research Awards
Edmond Talley, Ph.D., Program Director, Channels, Synapses and Circuits, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (NINDS), NIH.

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Testimony from a current Transformative Research Awardee:
Transforming Cancer Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior through Narrative
Sheila T. Murphy, Ph.D. and Sandra Ball-Rokeach, Ph.D. Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism; Lourdes Baezconde Garbanati, Ph.D., M.P.H. Keck School of Medicine, and Robert Haile, Ph.D. Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California.

1:40 PM   

Review process for Transformative Research Award applications
John Bowers, Ph.D., Initial Review Group Chief and Scientific Review Officer for the Transformative Research Award initiative, Center for Scientific Review, NIH

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1:50 PM

Question and Answer Session and Concluding Remarks
Members of the High Risk-High Reward Working Group answer questions submitted via Email and phone.

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Testimony from a current Transformative Research Awardee:
Super-persistent cells and the paradox of untreatable infections
Kim Lewis, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Antimicrobial Discovery Center, Department of Biology, Northeastern University.

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