FY 2012 CPI Meetings and Materials

The Council of Principal Investigators meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 11:30-1:15 p.m. (room locations noted below). Meetings are webcast live on Channel 20.

2011-2012 CPI Meeting Schedule

    Meeting Date
    Presenter/discussion topic
    (Materials)
    Time/Location

    September 14, 2011

    Guest Presenter - Dr. R. Bowen Loftin, President, Texas A&M University

    (Agenda and Materials; Video)

    11:30 a.m.
    -1:15 p.m.
    Rudder 601

    October 19, 2011

    Mr. Mark Smock - Update on Office of Sponsored Research Services

    Ms. Leonarda Horvat - Update on EPIK Maestro Preaward Module

    Dr. Terry Thomas - Update on OSRS PI/Faculty Advisory Committee

    Ms. Katherine Rojo del Busto - Update on System Research Compliance, Export Controls, Human Subjects, and Conflict of Interest.

    (Agenda and Materials;Video)

    11:30 a.m.
    -1:15 p.m.
    Rudder 601

    November 9, 2011

    Closed Executive Session with elected CPI members

    11:30 a.m.
    -1:15 p.m.
    Rudder 601

    December 14, 2011

    Dr. Robert Nobles - Update on the Office of Research Compliance and Biosafety

    Ms. Katherine Rojo del Busto - Update on Human Subjects in Research 

    (Agenda and Materials; Video)

    11:30 a.m.
    -1:15 p.m.
    Rudder 601

    January 18, 2012

    Dr. B. Don Russell - The Academies - State of membership at Texas A&M

    Dr. John L. Junkins - Presentation on the Texas A&M University Institute of Advanced Study (TIAS)

    (Agenda and Materials; Video)

    11:30 a.m.
    -1:15 p.m.
    Rudder 601

    February 8, 2012

    Dr. James Kracht and Dr. Sumana Datta - Enhancing and expanding Undergraduate Research

    Dr. Karen Butler-Purry - Presentation and discussion of graduate studies at Texas A&M

    (Agenda and MaterialsVideo)

    11:30 a.m.
    -1:15 p.m.
    Rudder 701

    March 7, 2012

    Dr. Rodney P. McClendon - Presentation and discussion of the Division of Administration

    (
    Agenda; Video; Presentation Slides)

    11:30 a.m.
    -1:15 p.m.
    Rudder 601

    April 11, 2012

    CANCELED

    (Newsletter)

    May 9, 2012

    Dr. Charles Johnson - Division of Research Planning Grants of Extramural Funding program; and update/discussion on Interdisciplinary Research Programs

    (AgendaVideoPresentation Slides)

    11:30 a.m.
    -1:15 p.m.
    Rudder 601
    June 13, 2012 - canceled

    July 11, 2012

    Dr. James Moore (IPCC Chair) - Update on proposed revisions to System policies 17.01 and 31.05 and System Regulation 31.05.01 and Intellectual Property Constituent Committee comments on proposed revisions;

    Dr. Terry Thomas (PIFAC Chair) - Update on the Office of Sponsored Research Services (OSRS) PI/Faculty Advisory Committee (PIFAC)

    (AgendaVideo)

    11:30 a.m.-
    1:15 p.m./
    Rudder 601

    August 8, 2012 (meeting attendees)

    Ms. Kristen L. Worman, Assistant General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, The Texas A&M University System- Presentation on "Financial Conflict of Interest: 2012 Changes in Federal Law & System Regulation"

    Dr. Lawrence Rauchwerger, 2011-12 CPI Chair - Recognition of outgoing Council Members and Members of the 2011-12 Executive Committee; general remarks;

    Installation of 2012-13 Officers (Chair, Vice Chair, Past Chair)

    Dr. Reza Langari, 2012-13 CPI Chair - Recognition of incoming Council Members; preparations for 2012-13 CPI Session (beginning September 1, 2012); request for recommendations for 2012-13 Executive Committee; closed session/planning meeting on September 12, 2012; closing remarks

    Dr. Jeffrey R. Seemann - Update on speech to Congress (see more...);

    (AgendaVideoPresentation Slides)

    11:30 a.m.-
    1:15 p.m./
    Rudder 601

    CPI Executive Committee (EC) Meeting Schedule

    The CPI EC meets with administrators from Texas A&M, AgriLife Research, HSC, TTI and TEES the first Wednesday of every month from 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. in the Williams Administration Building, room 310. The CPI EC meetings are open to all CPI members to attend at their discretion.