Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meetings, 51946-51947 [E9-24315]

Download as PDF 51946 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 194 / Thursday, October 8, 2009 / Notices Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552 in triplicate. The agency must receive statements no later than October 21, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charlotte M. Bahin, Designated Federal Official, (202) 906–6452, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By this notice, the Office of Thrift Supervision is announcing that the OTS Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee will convene a meeting on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, in the Chicago Office of the at the Office of Thrift Supervision, One South Wacker Drive, Suite 2000, Chicago, Illinois, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Central Time. The meeting will be open to the public. 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The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on the administration of national cemeteries, soldiers’ lots and plots, the selection of new national cemetery sites, PO 00000 Frm 00117 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the erection of appropriate memorials, and the adequacy of Federal burial benefits. On November 17, the Committee will receive updates on National Cemetery Administration issues. On November 18, the Committee will tour the Baltimore National Cemetery, 5501 Frederick Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland, from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., and reconvene at the hotel for a business session, including discussions of committee recommendations, future meeting sites, and potential agenda topics for upcoming meetings. Time will be allocated for receiving public comments at 1 p.m. on November 18. Public comments will be limited to three minutes each. Individuals wishing to make oral statements before the Committee will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis. Individuals who speak are invited to submit 1–2 page summaries of their comments at the time of the meeting for inclusion in the official meeting record. Members of the public may direct questions or submit written statements for review by the Committee in advance of the meeting to Mr. Michael Nacincik, Designated Federal Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration (41C2), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, or by email at Michael.n@va.gov. In the public’s communications with the Committee, the writers must identify themselves and state the organizations, associations, or persons they represent. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting should contact Mr. Nacincik at (202) 461–6240. Dated: October 2, 2009. By Direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake, Acting Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E9–24313 Filed 10–7–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meetings The Department of Veterans Affairs gives notice under the Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the subcommittees of the Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board will meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the dates indicated below: E:\FR\FM\08OCN1.SGM 08OCN1 51947 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 194 / Thursday, October 8, 2009 / Notices Subcommittee for Date(s) Mental Hlth & Behav Sci-B ...................................... Cellular & Molecular Medicine ................................. Nephrology ............................................................... Surgery .................................................................... Infectious Diseases-B .............................................. Mental Hlth & Behav Sci-A ...................................... Hematology .............................................................. Respiration ............................................................... Endocrinology-A ....................................................... Neurobiology-D ........................................................ Endocrinology-B ....................................................... Clinical Research Program ...................................... Oncology .................................................................. Neurobiology-A ........................................................ Immunology ............................................................. Cardiovascular Studies ............................................ Neurobiology-E ........................................................ Epidemiology ........................................................... 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L’Enfant Plaza Hotel. Embassy Suites—Chevy Chase. L’Enfant Plaza Hotel. *VA Central Office. L’Enfant Plaza Hotel. Embassy Suites—Chevy Chase. *VA Central Office. L’Enfant Plaza Hotel. L’Enfant Plaza Hotel. L’Enfant Plaza Hotel. *VA Central Office. *VA Central Office. Embassy Suites—Chevy Chase. L’Enfant Plaza Hotel. L’Enfant Plaza Hotel. L’Enfant Plaza Hotel. L’Enfant Plaza Hotel. *VA Central Office. L’Enfant Plaza Hotel. *VA Central Office. L’Enfant Plaza Hotel. The addresses of the hotels and VA Central Office are: Embassy Suites at the Chevy Chase Pavilion, 4300 Military Road, NW., Washington, DC. L’Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L’Enfant Plaza, SW., Washington, DC. *VA Central Office, 1722 Eye Street, NW., Washington, DC. *Teleconference. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES The purpose of the Merit Review Board is to provide advice on the scientific quality, budget, safety and mission relevance of investigatorinitiated research proposals submitted for VA merit review consideration. Proposals submitted for review by the Board involve a wide range of medical specialties within the general areas of biomedical, behavioral and clinical science research. The subcommittee meetings will be open to the public for approximately one hour at the start of each meeting to discuss the general status of the program. The remaining portion of each subcommittee meeting will be closed to the public for the review, discussion, VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:31 Oct 07, 2009 Jkt 220001 and evaluation of initial and renewal research proposals. The closed portion of each meeting involves discussion, examination, reference to staff and consultant critiques of research proposals. During this portion of each meeting, discussion and recommendations will deal with qualifications of personnel conducting the studies, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy, as well as research information, the premature disclosure of which could significantly frustrate implementation of proposed agency action regarding such research proposals. As provided by subsection 10(d) of Public Law 92–463, as amended, closing PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 portions of these subcommittee meetings is in accordance with 5 U.S.C., 552b(c) (6) and (9)(B). Those who plan to attend or would like to obtain a copy of minutes of the subcommittee meetings and rosters of the members of the subcommittees should contact LeRoy G. Frey, Ph.D., Chief, Program Review (121F), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, 20420 at (202) 461– 1664. Dated: September 25, 2009. By Direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake, Acting Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E9–24315 Filed 10–7–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\08OCN1.SGM 08OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical 
Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review 
Board; Notice of Meetings

    The Department of Veterans Affairs gives notice under the Public 
Law 92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the subcommittees of 
the Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical 
Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board 
will meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the dates indicated below:

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         Subcommittee for                   Date(s)                                Location
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Mental Hlth & Behav Sci-B........  November 10, 2009........  L'Enfant Plaza Hotel.
Cellular & Molecular Medicine....  November 13, 2009........  Embassy Suites--Chevy Chase.
Nephrology.......................  November 13, 2009........  L'Enfant Plaza Hotel.
Surgery..........................  November 16, 2009........  *VA Central Office.
Infectious Diseases-B............  November 18, 2009........  L'Enfant Plaza Hotel.
Mental Hlth & Behav Sci-A........  November 19, 2009........  Embassy Suites--Chevy Chase.
Hematology.......................  November 20, 2009........  *VA Central Office.
Respiration......................  November 20, 2009........  L'Enfant Plaza Hotel.
Endocrinology-A..................  November 23, 2009........  L'Enfant Plaza Hotel.
Neurobiology-D...................  November 30, 2009........  L'Enfant Plaza Hotel.
Endocrinology-B..................  December 1, 2009.........  *VA Central Office.
Clinical Research Program........  December 2, 2009.........  *VA Central Office.
Oncology.........................  December 3-4, 2009.......  Embassy Suites--Chevy Chase.
Neurobiology-A...................  December 4, 2009.........  L'Enfant Plaza Hotel.
Immunology.......................  December 4, 2009.........  L'Enfant Plaza Hotel.
Cardiovascular Studies...........  December 7, 2009.........  L'Enfant Plaza Hotel.
Neurobiology-E...................  December 7, 2009.........  L'Enfant Plaza Hotel.
Epidemiology.....................  December 9, 2009.........  *VA Central Office.
Gastroenterology.................  December 11, 2009........  L'Enfant Plaza Hotel.
Infectious Diseases-A............  December 11, 2009........  *VA Central Office.
Neurobiology-C...................  December 17-18, 2009.....  L'Enfant Plaza Hotel.
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The addresses of the hotels and VA Central Office are:
Embassy Suites at the Chevy Chase Pavilion, 4300 Military Road, NW., Washington, DC.
L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L'Enfant Plaza, SW., Washington, DC.
*VA Central Office, 1722 Eye Street, NW., Washington, DC.
*Teleconference.

    The purpose of the Merit Review Board is to provide advice on the 
scientific quality, budget, safety and mission relevance of 
investigator-initiated research proposals submitted for VA merit review 
consideration. Proposals submitted for review by the Board involve a 
wide range of medical specialties within the general areas of 
biomedical, behavioral and clinical science research.
    The subcommittee meetings will be open to the public for 
approximately one hour at the start of each meeting to discuss the 
general status of the program. The remaining portion of each 
subcommittee meeting will be closed to the public for the review, 
discussion, and evaluation of initial and renewal research proposals.
    The closed portion of each meeting involves discussion, 
examination, reference to staff and consultant critiques of research 
proposals. During this portion of each meeting, discussion and 
recommendations will deal with qualifications of personnel conducting 
the studies, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly 
unwarranted invasion of personal privacy, as well as research 
information, the premature disclosure of which could significantly 
frustrate implementation of proposed agency action regarding such 
research proposals.
    As provided by subsection 10(d) of Public Law 92-463, as amended, 
closing portions of these subcommittee meetings is in accordance with 5 
U.S.C., 552b(c) (6) and (9)(B). Those who plan to attend or would like 
to obtain a copy of minutes of the subcommittee meetings and rosters of 
the members of the subcommittees should contact LeRoy G. Frey, Ph.D., 
Chief, Program Review (121F), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 
Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, 20420 at (202) 461-1664.

    Dated: September 25, 2009.

    By Direction of the Secretary.
Vivian Drake,
Acting Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-24315 Filed 10-7-09; 8:45 am]
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