Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board Amended; Notice of Meetings, 70279 [2016-24510]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 11, 2016 / Notices Frequency of Response: Once annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 187,000 respondents. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board Amended; Notice of Meetings By direction of the Secretary: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463; Title 5 U.S.C. App. 2 (Federal [FR Doc. 2016–24482 Filed 10–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P Subcommittee November 16, 2016 .......................... November 17, 2016 .......................... November 17, 2016 .......................... November 18, 2016 .......................... November 18, 2016 .......................... November 21, 2016 .......................... 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January 26, 2017 .............................. January 27, 2017 .............................. Advisory Committee Act) that the subcommittees of the Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board (JBL/CS SMRB) will meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the dates indicated below (unless otherwise listed). This Notice of Meetings is being amended due to date changes. Date Surgery ...................................................................... Infectious Diseases-B ................................................ Oncology-A/D ............................................................ Hematology ................................................................ Oncology-C ................................................................ Cellular & Molecular Medicine ................................... Oncology-E ................................................................ Oncology-B ................................................................ Epidemiology ............................................................. Infectious Diseases-A ................................................ Mental Health & Behavioral Sciences-A ................... Nephrology ................................................................ Immunology-A ............................................................ Mental Health & Behavioral Sciences-B ................... Cardiovascular Studies-A .......................................... Endocrinology-B ........................................................ Neurobiology-C .......................................................... Pulmonary Medicine .................................................. Neurobiology-A .......................................................... Neurobiology-E .......................................................... Special Emphasis on Genomics ............................... Endocrinology-A ........................................................ Neurobiology-B .......................................................... Cardiovascular Studies-B .......................................... Gastroenterology ....................................................... Neurobiology-D .......................................................... Gulf War Research .................................................... Jt BL/CS SMRB ......................................................... Eligibility ..................................................................... 70279 Location Residence Inn Arlington Pentagon City. Hilton Crystal City—Reagan National Airport. Hilton Crystal City—Reagan National Airport. Hilton Crystal City—Reagan National Airport. * VA Central Office. * VA Central Office. Hilton Crystal City—Reagan National Airport. * VA Central Office. * VA Central Office. * VA Central Office. * VA Central Office. Hilton Crystal City—Reagan National Airport. 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The purpose of the subcommittees is to provide advice on the scientific quality, budget, safety and mission relevance of investigator-initiated research proposals submitted for VA merit review evaluation. Proposals submitted for review include diverse medical specialties within the general areas of biomedical, behavioral and clinical science research. These subcommittee meetings will be closed to the public for the review, discussion, and evaluation of initial and renewal research proposals, which involve reference to staff and consultant critiques of research proposals. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:12 Oct 07, 2016 Jkt 241001 Discussions will deal with scientific merit of each proposal and qualifications of personnel conducting the studies, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Additionally, premature disclosure of research information could significantly frustrate implementation of proposed agency action regarding the research proposals. As provided by subsection 10(d) of Public Law 92–463, as amended by Public Law 94–409, closing the subcommittee meetings is in accordance with Title 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (9)(B). PO 00000 Frm 00195 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Those who would like to obtain a copy of the minutes from the closed subcommittee meetings and rosters of the subcommittee members should contact Holly Krull, Ph.D., Manager, Merit Review Program (10P9B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 632–8522 or email at holly.krull@va.gov. Dated: October 5, 2016. LaTonya L. Small, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–24510 Filed 10–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical 
Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board 
Amended; Notice of Meetings

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public 
Law 92-463; Title 5 U.S.C. App. 2 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that 
the subcommittees of the Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and 
Development and Clinical Science Research and Development Services 
Scientific Merit Review Board (JBL/CS SMRB) will meet from 8 a.m. to 5 
p.m. on the dates indicated below (unless otherwise listed). This 
Notice of Meetings is being amended due to date changes.

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           Subcommittee                                    Date                                 Location
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Surgery...........................  November 16, 2016................................  Residence Inn Arlington
                                                                                        Pentagon City.
Infectious Diseases-B.............  November 17, 2016................................  Hilton Crystal City--
                                                                                        Reagan National Airport.
Oncology-A/D......................  November 17, 2016................................  Hilton Crystal City--
                                                                                        Reagan National Airport.
Hematology........................  November 18, 2016................................  Hilton Crystal City--
                                                                                        Reagan National Airport.
Oncology-C........................  November 18, 2016................................  * VA Central Office.
Cellular & Molecular Medicine.....  November 21, 2016................................  * VA Central Office.
Oncology-E........................  November 21, 2016................................  Hilton Crystal City--
                                                                                        Reagan National Airport.
Oncology-B........................  November 28, 2016................................  * VA Central Office.
Epidemiology......................  November 29, 2016................................  * VA Central Office.
Infectious Diseases-A.............  November 29, 2016................................  * VA Central Office.
Mental Health & Behavioral          November 29, 2016................................  * VA Central Office.
 Sciences-A.
Nephrology........................  November 29, 2016................................  Hilton Crystal City--
                                                                                        Reagan National Airport.
Immunology-A......................  November 30, 2016................................  Hilton Crystal City--
                                                                                        Reagan National Airport.
Mental Health & Behavioral          November 30, 2016................................  Hilton Crystal City--
 Sciences-B.                                                                            Reagan National Airport.
Cardiovascular Studies-A..........  December 1, 2016.................................  Hilton Crystal City--
                                                                                        Reagan National Airport.
Endocrinology-B...................  December 1, 2016.................................  Hilton Crystal City--
                                                                                        Reagan National Airport.
Neurobiology-C....................  December 1, 2016.................................  Hilton Crystal City--
                                                                                        Reagan National Airport.
Pulmonary Medicine................  December 1, 2016.................................  Hilton Crystal City--
                                                                                        Reagan National Airport.
Neurobiology-A....................  December 2, 2016.................................  * VA Central Office.
Neurobiology-E....................  December 2, 2016.................................  Hilton Crystal City--
                                                                                        Reagan National Airport.
Special Emphasis on Genomics......  December 2, 2016.................................  * VA Central Office.
Endocrinology-A...................  December 5, 2016.................................  Hyatt Regency Washington.
Neurobiology-B....................  December 6, 2016.................................  Hilton Crystal City--
                                                                                        Reagan National Airport.
Cardiovascular Studies-B..........  December 8, 2016.................................  Hilton Crystal City--
                                                                                        Reagan National Airport.
Gastroenterology..................  December 8, 2016.................................  Hilton Crystal City--
                                                                                        Reagan National Airport.
Neurobiology-D....................  December 9, 2016.................................  Hilton Crystal City--
                                                                                        Reagan National Airport.
Gulf War Research.................  December 9, 2016.................................  * VA Central Office.
Jt BL/CS SMRB.....................  January 26, 2017.................................  * VA Central Office.
Eligibility.......................  January 27, 2017.................................  Hyatt Regency Washington.
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The addresses of the meeting sites are:
Hilton Crystal City--Reagan National Airport, 2399 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA.
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW., Washington, DC.
* VA Central Office, 1100 First Street NE., Suite 600, Washington, DC.
* Teleconference.

    The purpose of the subcommittees is to provide advice on the 
scientific quality, budget, safety and mission relevance of 
investigator-initiated research proposals submitted for VA merit review 
evaluation. Proposals submitted for review include diverse medical 
specialties within the general areas of biomedical, behavioral and 
clinical science research.
    These subcommittee meetings will be closed to the public for the 
review, discussion, and evaluation of initial and renewal research 
proposals, which involve reference to staff and consultant critiques of 
research proposals. Discussions will deal with scientific merit of each 
proposal and qualifications of personnel conducting the studies, the 
disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of 
personal privacy. Additionally, premature disclosure of research 
information could significantly frustrate implementation of proposed 
agency action regarding the research proposals. As provided by 
subsection 10(d) of Public Law 92-463, as amended by Public Law 94-409, 
closing the subcommittee meetings is in accordance with Title 5 U.S.C. 
552b(c)(6) and (9)(B).
    Those who would like to obtain a copy of the minutes from the 
closed subcommittee meetings and rosters of the subcommittee members 
should contact Holly Krull, Ph.D., Manager, Merit Review Program 
(10P9B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 632-8522 or email at holly.krull@va.gov.

    Dated: October 5, 2016.
LaTonya L. Small,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-24510 Filed 10-7-16; 8:45 am]
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