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Where have we been: Attending the NIGMS advisory council meeting
The second quarterly NIGMS council meeting of 2017 was held May 25-26 with an open session on the 26th. The council meeting was led by NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch and covered upcoming NIH program/policy changes and events. Highlights from the meeting are below. Lorsch presented an overview of the proposed Grant Support Index, which was announced May 2. This new policy will effectively cap the number of awards an investigator can be involved in by imposing a scoring system…