Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee, Notice of Meeting, 58612 [2013-23115]

Download as PDF 58612 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 24, 2013 / Notices Notice; second extension of NOFA application deadline. ACTION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: This notice extends the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) application deadline for funds available under the Rural Veterans Coordination Pilot (RVCP) program. VA published a Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) in the Federal Register on June 4, 2013 (78 FR 33472) to announce the availability of funds for applications beginning June 4, 2013 through July 19, 2013, 5 pm eastern standard time. VA also published a Notice; extension of NOFA application deadline in the Federal Register on June 25, 2013 (78 FR 38099) to allow applicants more time to complete the application process until September 19, 2013. The NOFA includes funding priorities for those applicants who will assist veterans and their families who are transitioning from military service to civilian life in rural or underserved communities. To allow applicants even more time to complete the application process, VA is extending the application deadline to midnight eastern standard time on October 4, 2013. SUMMARY: Applications must be received in accordance with this NOFA no later than midnight eastern standard time on October 4, 2013. Applications must be uploaded as a complete package into http:// www.Grants.gov. Applications may not be sent by fax. In the interest of fairness to all competing applicants, this deadline of no later than midnight September 19, 2013, is firm as to date and hour, and VA will not consider any application that is received after the deadline. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:49 Sep 23, 2013 Jkt 229001 Karen Malebranche, Veterans Health Administration, Office of Interagency Health Affairs (10P5), 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, telephone (202) 461–4001. (This is not a toll-free number.) For a copy of the Application Package: Download directly from http:// www.ruralhealth.va.gov/coordinationpilot/index.asp. Questions should be referred to the RVCP Program Office at (202) 461–4001. (This is not a toll-free number.) For detailed program information and requirements, see the final rule published in the Federal Register on February 25, 2013 (78 FR 12617), which is codified at 38 CFR part 64. Approved: September 18, 2013. Robert C. McFetridge, Director, Regulation Policy and Management, Office of the General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–23097 Filed 9–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee will meet on October 16, 2013, at the Sheraton Crystal City, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia. The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. and adjourn at 5 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice and make recommendations to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on using genetic information to optimize medical care for Veterans and to enhance development of tests and treatments for diseases particularly relevant to Veterans. The Committee will receive program updates and continue to provide insight into optimal ways for VA to incorporate genomic information into its health care program while applying appropriate ethical oversight and protecting the privacy of Veterans. The meeting focus will be on developing infrastructure and guidelines for phenotyping and maintaining privacy and security of genomic information. The Committee will also receive an update on the status of the ongoing Million Veteran Program and the Clinical Genomics Service. Public comments will be received at 3:30 p.m. and are limited to 5 minutes each. Individuals who speak are invited to submit a 1–2 page summary of their comments for inclusion in the official meeting record to Dr. Sumitra Muralidhar, Designated Federal Officer, Veterans Health Administration (10P9B), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, or by email at sumitra.muralidhar@va.gov. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Dr. Muralidhar at (202) 443–5679. By Direction of the Secretary. Dated: September 18, 2013. Vivian Drake, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–23115 Filed 9–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 185 (Tuesday, September 24, 2013)]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-23115]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee, Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Genomic 
Medicine Program Advisory Committee will meet on October 16, 2013, at 
the Sheraton Crystal City, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, 
Virginia. The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. and adjourn at 5 p.m. The 
meeting is open to the public.
    The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice and make 
recommendations to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on using genetic 
information to optimize medical care for Veterans and to enhance 
development of tests and treatments for diseases particularly relevant 
to Veterans.
    The Committee will receive program updates and continue to provide 
insight into optimal ways for VA to incorporate genomic information 
into its health care program while applying appropriate ethical 
oversight and protecting the privacy of Veterans. The meeting focus 
will be on developing infrastructure and guidelines for phenotyping and 
maintaining privacy and security of genomic information. The Committee 
will also receive an update on the status of the ongoing Million 
Veteran Program and the Clinical Genomics Service. Public comments will 
be received at 3:30 p.m. and are limited to 5 minutes each. Individuals 
who speak are invited to submit a 1-2 page summary of their comments 
for inclusion in the official meeting record to Dr. Sumitra Muralidhar, 
Designated Federal Officer, Veterans Health Administration (10P9B), 810 
Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, or by email at 
sumitra.muralidhar@va.gov. Any member of the public seeking additional 
information should contact Dr. Muralidhar at (202) 443-5679.

    By Direction of the Secretary.

    Dated: September 18, 2013.
Vivian Drake,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-23115 Filed 9-23-13; 8:45 am]
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