Office of the Director, Office of Science Policy, Office of Biotechnology Activities; Notice of Meeting, 70125 [2016-24412]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 11, 2016 / Notices Remote Access: The meeting will be open to the public through a conference call phone number and webcast live on the Internet. Members of the public who participate using the conference call phone number will be able to listen to the meeting but will not be heard. If you experience any technical problems with the webcast or conference call, please send an email to IACCPublicInquiries@ mail.nih.gov. Individuals wishing to participate in person or by using these electronic services and who need special assistance, such as captioning of the conference call or other reasonable accommodations, should submit a request to the Contact Person listed on this notice at least five days prior to the meeting. Security: In the interest of security, NIH has instituted stringent procedures for entrance onto the NIH campus. 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[FR Doc. 2016–24409 Filed 10–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Office of the Director, Office of Science Policy, Office of Biotechnology Activities; Notice of Meeting Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the meeting of the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB). Name of Committee: National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:12 Oct 07, 2016 Jkt 241001 Date: November 4, 2016. Time: 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Eastern. Agenda: Presentations and discussions regarding: (1) Stakeholder engagement on implementation of the U.S. Government Policy for Institutional Oversight of Life Sciences Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC); (2) status of the Blue Ribbon Panel review of the 2014 variola virus incident on the NIH Bethesda campus; and (3) other business of the Board. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 750, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Telephone Conference call only; No in-person meeting). Call-in Information: U.S. Toll-Free Dial-In: 1 (888) 939–3921. Confirmation Number: 43519965. Contact Person: Christopher Viggiani, Ph.D., Executive Director, NSABB, NIH Office of Science Policy, 6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 750, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, (301) 496–9838, viggianic@od.nih.gov. Under authority 42 U.S.C. 217a, Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, the Department of Health and Human Services established the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB) to provide advice regarding federal oversight of dual use research—defined as legitimate biological research that generates information and technologies that could be misused to pose a biological threat to public health and/or national security. The toll-free teleconference line will be open to the public at 11:30 a.m. to allow time for operator-assisted check-in. Persons planning to participate in the teleconference may also pre-register online via the link provided below or by calling Palladian Partners, Inc. (Contact: Ida Donner at 301– 273–2838). Pre-registration will close at 12:00 p.m. Eastern on November 1, 2016. After that time, attendees may register their information with the teleconference operator upon dialing into the meeting. Individuals who plan to participate and need special assistance should submit a request to the contact person listed on this notice by October 28. Meeting materials: The meeting agenda and links to the online pre-registration will be available at: http://osp.od.nih.gov/officebiotechnology-activities/biosecurity/nsabb/ nsabb-meetings-and-conferences. Please check this Web site for updates. Public Comments: Time will be allotted on the agenda for the delivery of oral public comments. Members of the public interested in delivering prepared comments relevant to the mission of the NSABB should indicate so upon registration. Sign-up for delivering prepared oral comments will be limited to one per person or organization representative per open comment period. Individual comments will be time-limited to facilitate broad participation from multiple speakers. In addition, interested persons may file written comments at any time with the Board via an email sent to nsabb@od.nih.gov or by regular mail sent to the Contact Person listed on this notice. Written statements should include the name, contact information, and when applicable, the professional affiliation of the interested person. Written comments received by 12:00 p.m. Eastern on November PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70125 1, 2016 will be relayed to the NSABB prior to the teleconference meeting. Any written comments received after this deadline will be provided to the Board either before or after the meeting, depending on the volume of comments received and the time required to process them in accordance with privacy regulations and other applicable federal policies. Dated: October 4, 2016. David Clary, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2016–24412 Filed 10–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Notice of 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, NIEHS. The meeting will be open to the public as indicated below, with attendance limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the Contact Person listed below in advance of the meeting. 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 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES, 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. Name of Committee: Board of Scientific Counselors, NIEHS. Date: November 13–15, 2016. Closed: November 13, 2016, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate programmatic and personnel issues. Place: Doubletree Guest Suites, 2515 Meridian Parkway, Research Triangle Park, NC 27713. Open: November 14, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. Agenda: Scientific Presentations. Place: Nat. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

National Institutes of Health


Office of the Director, Office of Science Policy, Office of 
Biotechnology Activities; Notice of Meeting

    Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as 
amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the meeting of the 
National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB).

    Name of Committee: National Science Advisory Board for 
Biosecurity.
    Date: November 4, 2016.
    Time: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Eastern.
    Agenda: Presentations and discussions regarding: (1) Stakeholder 
engagement on implementation of the U.S. Government Policy for 
Institutional Oversight of Life Sciences Dual Use Research of 
Concern (DURC); (2) status of the Blue Ribbon Panel review of the 
2014 variola virus incident on the NIH Bethesda campus; and (3) 
other business of the Board.
    Place: National Institutes of Health, 6705 Rockledge Drive, 
Suite 750, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Telephone Conference call only; No 
in-person meeting).
    Call-in Information: U.S. Toll-Free Dial-In: 1 (888) 939-3921. 
Confirmation Number: 43519965.
    Contact Person: Christopher Viggiani, Ph.D., Executive Director, 
NSABB, NIH Office of Science Policy, 6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 
750, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, (301) 496-9838, viggianic@od.nih.gov.

    Under authority 42 U.S.C. 217a, Section 222 of the Public Health 
Service Act, as amended, the Department of Health and Human Services 
established the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity 
(NSABB) to provide advice regarding federal oversight of dual use 
research--defined as legitimate biological research that generates 
information and technologies that could be misused to pose a 
biological threat to public health and/or national security.
    The toll-free teleconference line will be open to the public at 
11:30 a.m. to allow time for operator-assisted check-in. Persons 
planning to participate in the teleconference may also pre-register 
online via the link provided below or by calling Palladian Partners, 
Inc. (Contact: Ida Donner at 301-273-2838). Pre-registration will 
close at 12:00 p.m. Eastern on November 1, 2016. After that time, 
attendees may register their information with the teleconference 
operator upon dialing into the meeting. Individuals who plan to 
participate and need special assistance should submit a request to 
the contact person listed on this notice by October 28.
    Meeting materials: The meeting agenda and links to the online 
pre-registration will be available at: http://osp.od.nih.gov/office-biotechnology-activities/biosecurity/nsabb/nsabb-meetings-and-conferences. Please check this Web site for updates.
    Public Comments: Time will be allotted on the agenda for the 
delivery of oral public comments. Members of the public interested 
in delivering prepared comments relevant to the mission of the NSABB 
should indicate so upon registration. Sign-up for delivering 
prepared oral comments will be limited to one per person or 
organization representative per open comment period. Individual 
comments will be time-limited to facilitate broad participation from 
multiple speakers.
    In addition, interested persons may file written comments at any 
time with the Board via an email sent to nsabb@od.nih.gov or by 
regular mail sent to the Contact Person listed on this notice. 
Written statements should include the name, contact information, and 
when applicable, the professional affiliation of the interested 
person. Written comments received by 12:00 p.m. Eastern on November 
1, 2016 will be relayed to the NSABB prior to the teleconference 
meeting. Any written comments received after this deadline will be 
provided to the Board either before or after the meeting, depending 
on the volume of comments received and the time required to process 
them in accordance with privacy regulations and other applicable 
federal policies.

    Dated: October 4, 2016.
David Clary,
Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy.
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