Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request; Investigating Factors That Influence Career Choice Among Neuroscience Trainees NINDS, 1436-1437 [2016-00410]

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Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request; Investigating Factors That Influence Career Choice Among Neuroscience Trainees NINDS [FR Doc. 2016–00351 Filed 1–11–16; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: BILLING CODE 4140–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:14 Jan 11, 2016 Jkt 238001 In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will publish periodic summaries of proposed projects to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Written comments and/or suggestions from the public and affected agencies are invited to address one or more of the following points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) The quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. To Submit Comments and for Further Information: To obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments, submit comments in writing, or request more information on the proposed project, contact: Paul A. Scott, Ph.D., Director, Office of Science Policy and Planning, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 31 Center Drive, Room 8A03, Bethesda, MD 20892–2540 or call non-toll-free number (301) 451–7964 or Email your request, including your address to: NINDSWorkforceSurvey@mail.nih.gov. Formal requests for additional plans and instruments must be requested in writing. Comment Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received within 60 days of the date of this publication. Proposed Collection: Investigating Factors that Influence Career Choice Among Neuroscience Trainees NINDS, 0925–NEW, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Need and Use of Information Collection: In order to create and administer effective training programs for a diverse research workforce, NINDS needs information about the factors influencing career choice among different populations, particularly those underrepresented in the neuroscience E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1 1437 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 7 / Tuesday, January 12, 2016 / Notices workforce. Few studies have looked into factors influencing career choice among biomedical science trainees and how those career choices are influenced by social identity (race/ethnicity, gender, disability, disadvantaged background, and their intersection); none, to our knowledge, has reported this data specifically for neuroscientists. In pursuit of the training mission of NINDS, the Office of Training, Career Development, and Workforce Diversity (OTCDWD) administers programs to train the next generation of neuroscientists and to increase diversity of the neuroscience workforce. The information collected from this survey will help give NINDS a clearer picture of the environment and experiences of our trainee and potential trainee community. We are seeking a more accurate understanding of the career choices neuroscience trainees are making, and how well NINDS supports our trainees’ needs and facilitates successful career trajectories. The survey will help improve our current programs, develop training opportunities, and provide programmatic support for current and future NINDS trainees. OMB approval is requested for 18 months. There are no costs to respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized burden hours are 205. ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS Number of respondents Type of respondent Predoctoral ............................................................................... Postdoctoral ............................................................................. 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The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, 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: Population Sciences and Epidemiology Integrated Review Group; Behavioral Genetics and Epidemiology Study Section. Date: February 2–3, 2016. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Marines’ Memorial Club and Hotel, 609 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102. Contact Person: George Vogler, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3140, VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:14 Jan 11, 2016 Jkt 238001 Number of responses per respondent 314 200 100 1 1 1 MSC 7770, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 237– 2693, voglergp@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Immunology Integrated Review Group; Transplantation, Tolerance, and Tumor Immunology Study Section. Date: February 4–5, 2016. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Pier 2620 Hotel Fisherman’s Wharf, 2620 Jones Street, San Francisco, CA 94133. Contact Person: Jin Huang, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4199, MSC 7812, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 1230, jh377p@nih.gov. Name of Committee: Interdisciplinary Molecular Sciences and Training Integrated Review Group; Enabling Bioanalytical and Imaging Technologies Study Section. Date: February 4–5, 2016. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Renaissance Washington, DC DuPont Circle Hotel, 1143 New Hampshire Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20037. Contact Person: Kenneth Ryan, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3218, MSC 7717, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 0229, kenneth.ryan@nih.hhs.gov. Name of Committee: Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences Integrated Review Group; Respiratory Integrative Biology and Translational Research Study Section. Date: February 4, 2016. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Pier 5 Hotel, 711 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202. Contact Person: Bradley Nuss, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4142, PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Average burden per response (in hours) 20/60 20/60 20/60 Total annual burden hour 105 67 33 MSC 7814, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–451– 8754, nussb@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Immunology Integrated Review Group; Hypersensitivity, Autoimmune, and Immune-mediated Diseases Study Section. Date: February 4–5, 2016. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: The Westgate Hotel, 1055 Second Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101. Contact Person: Bahiru Gametchu, DVM, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4204, MSC 7812, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–408– 9329, gametchb@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Vascular and Hematology Integrated Review Group; Atherosclerosis and Inflammation of the Cardiovascular System Study Section. Date: February 4–5, 2016. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Sheraton Delfina Santa Monica Hotel, 530 West Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Contact Person: Natalia Komissarova, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5207, MSC 7846, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 1206, komissar@mail.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Population Sciences and Epidemiology Integrated Review Group; Kidney, Nutrition, Obesity and Diabetes Study Section. Date: February 4–5, 2016. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Melrose Hotel, 2430 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.,Washington, DC 20037. Contact Person: Fungai Chanetsa, Ph.D., MPH, Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3135, E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 7 (Tuesday, January 12, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1436-1437]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-00410]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

National Institutes of Health


Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request; Investigating 
Factors That Influence Career Choice Among Neuroscience Trainees NINDS

SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, for opportunity for public comment 
on proposed data collection projects, the National Institute of 
Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), the National Institutes of 
Health (NIH) will publish periodic summaries of proposed projects to be 
submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and 
approval.
    Written comments and/or suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies are invited to address one or more of the following points: 
(1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the function of the agency, including whether the 
information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used; (3) The quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information 
on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate 
automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.
    To Submit Comments and for Further Information: To obtain a copy of 
the data collection plans and instruments, submit comments in writing, 
or request more information on the proposed project, contact: Paul A. 
Scott, Ph.D., Director, Office of Science Policy and Planning, National 
Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 31 Center Drive, Room 
8A03, Bethesda, MD 20892-2540 or call non-toll-free number (301) 451-
7964 or Email your request, including your address to: 
NINDSWorkforceSurvey@mail.nih.gov. Formal requests for additional plans 
and instruments must be requested in writing.
    Comment Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection 
are best assured of having their full effect if received within 60 days 
of the date of this publication.
    Proposed Collection: Investigating Factors that Influence Career 
Choice Among Neuroscience Trainees NINDS, 0925-NEW, National Institute 
of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of 
Health (NIH).
    Need and Use of Information Collection: In order to create and 
administer effective training programs for a diverse research 
workforce, NINDS needs information about the factors influencing career 
choice among different populations, particularly those underrepresented 
in the neuroscience

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workforce. Few studies have looked into factors influencing career 
choice among biomedical science trainees and how those career choices 
are influenced by social identity (race/ethnicity, gender, disability, 
disadvantaged background, and their intersection); none, to our 
knowledge, has reported this data specifically for neuroscientists. In 
pursuit of the training mission of NINDS, the Office of Training, 
Career Development, and Workforce Diversity (OTCDWD) administers 
programs to train the next generation of neuroscientists and to 
increase diversity of the neuroscience workforce. The information 
collected from this survey will help give NINDS a clearer picture of 
the environment and experiences of our trainee and potential trainee 
community. We are seeking a more accurate understanding of the career 
choices neuroscience trainees are making, and how well NINDS supports 
our trainees' needs and facilitates successful career trajectories. The 
survey will help improve our current programs, develop training 
opportunities, and provide programmatic support for current and future 
NINDS trainees.
    OMB approval is requested for 18 months. There are no costs to 
respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized 
burden hours are 205.

                                        Estimated Annualized Burden Hours
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                                                             Number of        Average burden
         Type of respondent               Number of        responses per     per response (in     Total annual
                                         respondents         respondent           hours)          burden hour
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Predoctoral.........................                314                  1              20/60                105
Postdoctoral........................                200                  1              20/60                 67
Professional........................                100                  1              20/60                 33
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    Dated: December 23, 2015.
Walter Koroshetz, M.D.,
Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke 
NINDS, NIH.
[FR Doc. 2016-00410 Filed 1-11-16; 8:45 am]
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