National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors; Announcement of Meeting; Request for Comments, 24762-24763 [2013-09910]

Download as PDF 24762 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 81 / Friday, April 26, 2013 / Notices Place: National Institutes of Health, Building 31C, 6th Floor, 101 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Alicia J. Dombroski, Ph.D., Director, Division of Extramural Activities, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892. In the interest of security, NIH has instituted stringent procedures for entrance onto the NIH campus. All visitor vehicles, including taxicabs, hotel, and airport shuttles will be inspected before being allowed on campus. Visitors will be asked to show one form of identification (for example, a government-issued photo ID, driver’s license, or passport) and to state the purpose of their visit. Information is also available on the Institute’s/Center’s home page: http:// www.nidcr.nih.gov/about, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.121, Oral Diseases and Disorders Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: April 22, 2013. David Clary, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2013–09904 Filed 4–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agenda: To review and evaluate personal qualifications and performance, and competence of individual investigators. Place: Doubletree Hotel Bethesda, (Formerly Holiday Inn Select), 8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. Time: May 29, 2013, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate personal qualifications and performance, and competence of individual investigators. Place: National Institutes of Health, Building 30, 30 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. Time: May 30, 2013, 8:00 a.m. to adjournment. Agenda: To review and evaluate personal qualifications and performance, and competence of individual investigators. Place: National Institutes of Health, Building 30, 30 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Alicia J. Dombroski, Ph.D., Director, Division of Extramural Activities, Natl Inst of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892. Information is also available on the Institute’s/Center’s home page: <http:// www.nidcr.nih.gov/about/Council Committees.asp>, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.121, Oral Diseases and Disorders Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: April 22, 2013. David Clary, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. National Institutes of Health erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research; Notice of Closed Meeting [FR Doc. 2013–09905 Filed 4–25–13; 8:45 am] Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. The meeting will be closed to the public as indicated below in accordance with the provisions set forth in section 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended for the review, discussion, and evaluation of individual intramural programs and projects conducted by the NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DENTAL & CRANIOFACIAL RESEARCH, including consideration of personnel qualifications and performance, and the competence of individual investigators, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES BILLING CODE 4140–01–P Name of Committee: Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Date: May 28–30, 2013. Time: May 28, 2013, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:46 Apr 25, 2013 Jkt 229001 National Institutes of Health National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors; Announcement of Meeting; Request for Comments This notice announces the next meeting of the National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC). The NTP BSC, a federally chartered, external advisory group composed of scientists from the public and private sectors, will review and provide advice on programmatic activities. The meeting is open to the public and preregistration is requested for both public attendance and comment. Information about the meeting and registration is available at http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/165. DATES: Meeting: June 25, 2013, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time and continuing until adjournment. Written Public Comments Submissions: Deadline is June 11, 2013. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Preregistration for Meeting and/or Oral Comments: Deadline is June 18, 2013. ADDRESSES: Meeting Location: Rodbell Auditorium, Rall Building, NIEHS, 111 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Meeting Web page: The preliminary agenda, registration and other meeting materials are at http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/ go/165. It is not necessary to preregister for the meeting to view the webcast. Webcast: A link to access the meeting webcast will be available on the meeting Web page. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Lori White, Designated Federal Officer for the BSC, Office of Liaison, Policy and Review, Division of NTP, NIEHS, P.O. Box 12233, K2–03, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Phone: 919– 541–9834, Fax: 919–541–0295, Email: whiteld@niehs.nih.gov. Hand Deliver/ Courier address: 530 Davis Drive, Room K2136, Morrisville, NC 27560. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting and Registration: This meeting is open to the public with time scheduled for oral public comments; attendance is limited only by the space available. The BSC will provide input to the NTP on programmatic activities and issues. A preliminary agenda, roster of BSC members, background materials, public comments, and any additional information, when available, will be posted on the BSC meeting Web site (http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/165) or may be requested in hardcopy from the Designated Federal Officer for the BSC. Following the meeting, summary minutes will be prepared and made available on the BSC meeting Web site. Individuals who plan to attend and/or provide comments are encouraged to preregister online at the BSC meeting Web site (http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ 165) by June 18, 2013, to facilitate planning for the meeting. Individuals interested in the meeting are encouraged to access this Web site to stay abreast of the most current information regarding the meeting. Visitor and security information for those attending in person is available at niehs.nih.gov/ about/visiting/index.cfm. Individuals with disabilities who need accommodation to participate in this event should contact Dr. Lori White at phone: (919) 541–9834 or email: whiteld@niehs.nih.gov. TTY users should contact the Federal TTY Relay Service at 800–877–8339. Requests should be made at least five business days in advance of the event. Request for Comments: Written comments submitted in response to this notice should be received by June 11, E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1 erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 81 / Friday, April 26, 2013 / Notices 2013. Comments will be posted on the BSC meeting Web site and persons submitting them will be identified by their name and affiliation and/or sponsoring organization, if applicable. Persons submitting written comments should include their name, affiliation (if applicable), phone, email, and sponsoring organization (if any) with the document. Time will be allotted during the meeting for the public to present oral comments to the BSC on the agenda topics. In addition to in-person oral comments at the meeting at the NIEHS, public comments can be presented by teleconference line. There will be 50 lines for this call; availability will be on a first-come, first-served basis. The available lines will be open from 8:30 a.m. until adjournment, although public comments will be received only during the formal public comment periods, which are indicated on the preliminary agenda. Each organization is allowed one time slot per agenda topic. At least 7 minutes will be allotted to each speaker, and if time permits, may be extended to 10 minutes at the discretion of the BSC chair. Persons wishing to present oral comments are encouraged to pre-register on the NTP meeting Web site, indicate whether they will present comments in-person or via the teleconference line, and list the topic(s) on which they plan to comment. The access number for the teleconference line will be provided to registrants by email prior to the meeting. Registration for oral comments will also be available on the meeting day, although time allowed for presentation by these registrants may be less than that for preregistered speakers and will be determined by the number of persons who register at the meeting. Persons registering to make oral comments are asked to send a copy of their statement or PowerPoint slides to the Designated Federal Officer by June 18, 2013. Written statements can supplement and may expand upon the oral presentation. If registering on-site and reading from written text, please bring 40 copies of the statement for distribution to the BSC and NTP staff and to supplement the record. Background Information on the NTP BSC: The BSC is a technical advisory body comprised of scientists from the public and private sectors that provides primary scientific oversight to the NTP. Specifically, the BSC advises the NTP on matters of scientific program content, both present and future, and conducts periodic review of the program for the purpose of determining and advising on the scientific merit of its activities and their overall scientific quality. Its VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:46 Apr 25, 2013 Jkt 229001 members are selected from recognized authorities knowledgeable in fields such as toxicology, pharmacology, pathology, biochemistry, epidemiology, risk assessment, carcinogenesis, mutagenesis, molecular biology, behavioral toxicology, neurotoxicology, immunotoxicology, reproductive toxicology or teratology, and biostatistics. Members serve overlapping terms of up to four years. The BSC usually meets biannually. The authority for the NTP BSC is provided by 42 U.S.C. 217a, section 222 of the Public Health Service Act (PHS), as amended. The NTP BSC is governed by the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app.), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. Dated: April 18, 2013. John R. Bucher, Associate Director, National Toxicology Program. [FR Doc. 2013–09910 Filed 4–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. The meeting will be closed to the public as indicated below in accordance with the provisions set forth in section 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended for the review, discussion, and evaluation of individual intramural programs and projects conducted by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, including consideration of personal qualifications and performance, and the competence of individual investigators, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging And Bioengineering. Date: June 2–4, 2013. Time: 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate personal qualifications and performance, and competence of individual investigators. PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24763 Place: National Institutes of Health, Lawton Chiles International House, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Richard D. Leapman, Intramural Scientific Director, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging And Bioengineering, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301– 496–2599, leapmanr@mail.nih.gov. Dated: April 22, 2013. David Clary, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2013–09903 Filed 4–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable materials, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Special Emphasis Panel, Re-Review of K99–R00. Date: May 7, 2013. Time: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, Neuroscience Center, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: JoAnn McConnell, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Branch, Division of Extramural Research, NINDS, NIH, NSC, 6001 Executive Blvd., Suite 3208, MSC 9529, Bethesda, MD 20892– 9529, 301–496–5324, mcconnej@ninds.nih.gov. This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to the timing limitations imposed by the review and funding cycle. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.853, Clinical Research Related to Neurological Disorders; 93.854, Biological Basis Research in the Neurosciences, National Institutes of Health, HHS) E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 81 (Friday, April 26, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

National Institutes of Health


National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors; 
Announcement of Meeting; Request for Comments

SUMMARY: This notice announces the next meeting of the National 
Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC). The NTP 
BSC, a federally chartered, external advisory group composed of 
scientists from the public and private sectors, will review and provide 
advice on programmatic activities. The meeting is open to the public 
and preregistration is requested for both public attendance and 
comment. Information about the meeting and registration is available at 
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/165.

DATES: Meeting: June 25, 2013, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight 
Time and continuing until adjournment.
    Written Public Comments Submissions: Deadline is June 11, 2013.
    Preregistration for Meeting and/or Oral Comments: Deadline is June 
18, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Meeting Location: Rodbell Auditorium, Rall Building, NIEHS, 
111 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709.
    Meeting Web page: The preliminary agenda, registration and other 
meeting materials are at http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/165. It is not 
necessary to preregister for the meeting to view the webcast.
    Webcast: A link to access the meeting webcast will be available on 
the meeting Web page.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Lori White, Designated Federal 
Officer for the BSC, Office of Liaison, Policy and Review, Division of 
NTP, NIEHS, P.O. Box 12233, K2-03, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. 
Phone: 919-541-9834, Fax: 919-541-0295, Email: whiteld@niehs.nih.gov. 
Hand Deliver/Courier address: 530 Davis Drive, Room K2136, Morrisville, 
NC 27560.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Meeting and Registration: This meeting is open to the public with 
time scheduled for oral public comments; attendance is limited only by 
the space available. The BSC will provide input to the NTP on 
programmatic activities and issues. A preliminary agenda, roster of BSC 
members, background materials, public comments, and any additional 
information, when available, will be posted on the BSC meeting Web site 
(http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/165) or may be requested in hardcopy from 
the Designated Federal Officer for the BSC. Following the meeting, 
summary minutes will be prepared and made available on the BSC meeting 
Web site. Individuals who plan to attend and/or provide comments are 
encouraged to preregister online at the BSC meeting Web site (http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/165) by June 18, 2013, to facilitate planning for 
the meeting. Individuals interested in the meeting are encouraged to 
access this Web site to stay abreast of the most current information 
regarding the meeting. Visitor and security information for those 
attending in person is available at niehs.nih.gov/about/visiting/index.cfm. Individuals with disabilities who need accommodation to 
participate in this event should contact Dr. Lori White at phone: (919) 
541-9834 or email: whiteld@niehs.nih.gov. TTY users should contact the 
Federal TTY Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Requests should be made at 
least five business days in advance of the event.
    Request for Comments: Written comments submitted in response to 
this notice should be received by June 11,

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2013. Comments will be posted on the BSC meeting Web site and persons 
submitting them will be identified by their name and affiliation and/or 
sponsoring organization, if applicable. Persons submitting written 
comments should include their name, affiliation (if applicable), phone, 
email, and sponsoring organization (if any) with the document.
    Time will be allotted during the meeting for the public to present 
oral comments to the BSC on the agenda topics. In addition to in-person 
oral comments at the meeting at the NIEHS, public comments can be 
presented by teleconference line. There will be 50 lines for this call; 
availability will be on a first-come, first-served basis. The available 
lines will be open from 8:30 a.m. until adjournment, although public 
comments will be received only during the formal public comment 
periods, which are indicated on the preliminary agenda. Each 
organization is allowed one time slot per agenda topic. At least 7 
minutes will be allotted to each speaker, and if time permits, may be 
extended to 10 minutes at the discretion of the BSC chair. Persons 
wishing to present oral comments are encouraged to pre-register on the 
NTP meeting Web site, indicate whether they will present comments in-
person or via the teleconference line, and list the topic(s) on which 
they plan to comment. The access number for the teleconference line 
will be provided to registrants by email prior to the meeting. 
Registration for oral comments will also be available on the meeting 
day, although time allowed for presentation by these registrants may be 
less than that for pre-registered speakers and will be determined by 
the number of persons who register at the meeting.
    Persons registering to make oral comments are asked to send a copy 
of their statement or PowerPoint slides to the Designated Federal 
Officer by June 18, 2013. Written statements can supplement and may 
expand upon the oral presentation. If registering on-site and reading 
from written text, please bring 40 copies of the statement for 
distribution to the BSC and NTP staff and to supplement the record.
    Background Information on the NTP BSC: The BSC is a technical 
advisory body comprised of scientists from the public and private 
sectors that provides primary scientific oversight to the NTP. 
Specifically, the BSC advises the NTP on matters of scientific program 
content, both present and future, and conducts periodic review of the 
program for the purpose of determining and advising on the scientific 
merit of its activities and their overall scientific quality. Its 
members are selected from recognized authorities knowledgeable in 
fields such as toxicology, pharmacology, pathology, biochemistry, 
epidemiology, risk assessment, carcinogenesis, mutagenesis, molecular 
biology, behavioral toxicology, neurotoxicology, immunotoxicology, 
reproductive toxicology or teratology, and biostatistics. Members serve 
overlapping terms of up to four years. The BSC usually meets 
biannually. The authority for the NTP BSC is provided by 42 U.S.C. 
217a, section 222 of the Public Health Service Act (PHS), as amended. 
The NTP BSC is governed by the provisions of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app.), which sets forth standards 
for the formation and use of advisory committees.

    Dated: April 18, 2013.
John R. Bucher,
Associate Director, National Toxicology Program.
[FR Doc. 2013-09910 Filed 4-25-13; 8:45 am]
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