225th Meeting: September 2020


Thursday, September 10, 2020
Open to the Public
Virtual Meeting
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Time Title Speaker
9:30 AM Welcome 
Approval of Minutes from Previous Meeting
Dr. Lawrence Tabak
Dr. Alicia Dombroski
 9:35 AM Report of the Director, NIDCR Dr. Lawrence Tabak
Dr. Jonathan Horsford
10:05 AM

Concept Clearances

NIDCR Dual Degree Dentist-Scientist Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Transition Award

NIDCR Administrative Supplements to Support Short Term Dentist-Scientist Research Training

COVID-19 Research

Targeting Upstream Determinants of Health

Understanding Oral Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection Acquisition and Persistence In People Living with HIV (PLWH)

Research Enhancement Award Program (REAP) for Health Professional Schools and Graduate Schools


Dr. Lynn King
Dr. Leslie Frieden

Dr. Lynn King

Dr. Lillium Shum

Dr. Darien Weatherspoon

Dr. Hiroko Iida

Dr. Alicia Dombroski

11:35 AM

Intramural COVID-19 Updates - The Role of Saliva in Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 (NIDCR Division of Intramural Research and NIH Clinical Center)

Update on the COVID-19 saliva study at the NIH

The role of saliva and antibodies during the COVID-19 pandemic

Update on saliva validation at NIH


Dr. Blake Warner

Dr. Peter Burbelo

Dr. Karen Frank

12:05 PM Adjournment of Open Session  


Send questions or comments concerning the open session by September 25, 2020 to: NIDCRCouncilMail@nidcr.nih.gov. Questions from the public will not be addressed during the live videocast.

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Director's Report to Council

Meeting Minutes

Last Reviewed
November 2020