Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting, 29793 [2015-12511]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 99 / Friday, May 22, 2015 / Notices ACTION: Notice; correction The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a collection of information notice in a Federal Register February 19, 2015, that contained an error. The notice incorrectly stated the agency as ‘‘Office of Acquisition, Logistics and Construction, Department of Veterans Affairs.’’ This document corrects the error by correcting the name of the agency. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, at 202– 632–7492. SUMMARY: Correction In FR Doc. 2015–03425, published on February 19, 2015, at 80 FR 8952 make the following correction. On page 8952, at the top of the page, the name of the agency should read as follows: AGENCY: Board of Veterans’ Appeals, Department of Veterans Affairs. By direction of the Secretary. 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[FR Doc. 2015–12428 Filed 5–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00192 Fmt 4703 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 June 30, 2015, at the Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, Room 230 (Sonny Montgomery Room). The meeting will convene at 9:00 a.m. and adjourn at 5:00 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 and implementing phenotyping and computational requirements for the Million Veteran Program. 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, 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. Dated: May 19, 2015. Rebecca Schiller, Committee Management Officer. 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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 June 30, 2015, at the 
Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20420, Room 230 (Sonny Montgomery Room). The meeting will convene at 
9:00 a.m. and adjourn at 5:00 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 and implementing phenotyping and computational 
requirements for the Million Veteran Program. 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, 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.

    Dated: May 19, 2015.
Rebecca Schiller,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-12511 Filed 5-21-15; 8:45 am]
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