Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request; Continuation of Use of the Early Career Reviewer Program Online Application and Vetting System-Center for Scientific Review (CSR), 96020-96021 [2016-31543]

Download as PDF 96020 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 250 / Thursday, December 29, 2016 / Notices contain any recommendations that exceed the requirements in those regulations. FDA has estimated the information collection requirements resulting from the preparation and submission of an IND under part 312, and OMB has approved the reporting and recordkeeping burden under OMB control number 0910–0014. III. Electronic Access Persons with access to the Internet may obtain the guidance at either http:// www.fda.gov/Drugs/Guidance ComplianceRegulatoryInformation/ Guidances/default.htm or https:// www.regulations.gov. Dated: December 23, 2016. Leslie Kux, Associate Commissioner for Policy. BILLING CODE 4164–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request; Continuation of Use of the Early Career Reviewer Program Online Application and Vetting System— Center for Scientific Review (CSR) National Institutes of Health, HHS. ACTION: To obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments, submit comments in writing, or request more information on the proposed project, contact: Dr. Monica Basco, Early Career Reviewer Program Coordinator, Center for Scientific Review, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3030, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 or call non-toll-free number (301)–300–3839 or Email your request, including your address to: CSRearlyCareerReviewer@mail.nih.gov. Formal requests for additional plans and instruments must be requested in writing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires: 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) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to 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. Proposed Collection Title: Early Career Reviewer Program Online Application and Vetting System— Center for Scientific Review (CSR), 0925—Extension of Information Collection Request, Center for Scientific Review (CSR), National Institutes of SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2016–31627 Filed 12–28–16; 8:45 am] AGENCY: Health (NIH) (OMB Control Number: 0925–0695; Expiration: 04/30/2017). Need and Use of Information Collection: The Center for Scientific Review (CSR) is the portal for NIH grant applications and their review for scientific merit. Our mission is to see that NIH grant applications receive fair, independent, expert, and timely reviews—free from inappropriate influences—so NIH can fund the most promising research. To accomplish this goal, Scientific Review Officers (SRO) form study sections consisting of scientists who have the technical and scientific expertise to evaluate the merit of grant applications. Study section members are generally scientists who have established independent programs of research as demonstrated by their publications and their grant award experiences. The CSR Early Career Reviewer program was developed to identify and train qualified scientists who are early in their scientific careers and who have not had prior CSR review experience. The goals of the program are to expose these early career scientists to the peer review experience so that they become more competitive as applicants as well as to enrich the existing pool of NIH reviewers. Currently, online application software, the Early Career Reviewer Application and Vetting System, is accessed online by applicants to the Early Career Reviewer Program who provide their names, contact information, a description of their areas of expertise, their study section preferences, professional Curriculum Vitae and links to their professional Web site. This Information Collection Request (ICR) is to continue to use the Early Career Reviewer Application and Vetting System to process applications for the Early Career Reviewer program. OMB approval is requested for 3 years. There are no costs to respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized burden hours are 450. within 60 days of the date of this publication. Notice. In compliance with the requirement of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 to provide opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, Center for Scientific Review, 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. DATES: Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received SUMMARY: ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS Number of respondents Type of respondent Number of responses per respondent Average time per response (in hours) Total annual burden hour asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applicants ........................................................................................................ 1,080 1 25/60 450 Total .......................................................................................................... 1,080 1,080 ........................ 450 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Dec 28, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 250 / Thursday, December 29, 2016 / Notices Dated: December 21, 2016. Joanna Bare, Executive Officer, Division of Management Services, Center for Scientific Review, NIH. [FR Doc. 2016–31543 Filed 12–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Meeting of the National Vaccine Advisory Committee National Vaccine Program Office, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is hereby giving notice that a meeting is scheduled to be held for the National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC). The meeting will be open to the public; public comment sessions will be held during the meeting. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on February 7 and 8, 2017. The meeting times and agenda will be posted on the NVAC Web site at http://www.hhs.gov/ nvpo/nvac/meetings/index.html as soon as they become available. ADDRESSES: Pre-registration is required for members of the public who wish to attend the meeting and who wish to participate in the public comment session. Individuals who wish to attend the meeting and/or participate in the public comment session should register at http://www.hhs.gov/nvpo/nvac/ meetings/index.html. Participants may also register by emailing nvpo@hhs.gov or by calling (202) 690–5566 and providing their name, organization, and email address. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Great Hall, 200 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20201. The meeting can also be accessed through a live webcast on both days of the meeting. For more information, visit http://www.hhs.gov/nvpo/nvac/ meetings/index.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: National Vaccine Program Office, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Room 715H, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20201. Phone: (202) 690–5566; email: nvpo@ hhs.gov. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Dec 28, 2016 Jkt 241001 Pursuant to Section 2101 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300aa–1), the Secretary of Health and Human Services was mandated to establish the National Vaccine Program to achieve optimal prevention of human infectious diseases through immunization and to achieve optimal prevention against adverse reactions to vaccines. The NVAC was established to provide advice and make recommendations to the Director of the National Vaccine Program on matters related to the Program’s responsibilities. The Assistant Secretary for Health serves as Director of the National Vaccine Program. During the February 2017 NVAC meeting, there will be a discussion of the 21st Century Cures Act and vaccines; an update on the recent mumps outbreaks in the US; presentations on Zika virus disease and the status of Zika vaccine development; presentations on vaccine adverse events and insights from personalized medicine; and the NVAC’s Mid-course Review Working Group will present its findings and draft recommendations for deliberation and vote by the Committee. Please note that agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Information on the final meeting agenda will be posted prior to the meeting on the NVAC Web site: http:// www.hhs.gov/nvpo/nvac/index.html. Public attendance at the meeting is limited to the available space. Individuals who plan to attend in person and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the National Vaccine Program Office at the address/phone listed above at least one week prior to the meeting. For those unable to attend in person, a live webcast will be available. More information on registration and accessing the webcast can be found at http://www.hhs.gov/ nvpo/nvac/meetings/index.html. Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments at the NVAC meeting during the public comment periods designated on the agenda. Public comments made during the meeting will be limited to three minutes per person to ensure time is allotted for all those wishing to speak. Individuals are also welcome to submit their written comments. Written comments should not exceed three pages in length. Individuals submitting written comments should email their comments to the National Vaccine Program Office (nvpo@hhs.gov) at least five business days prior to the meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 96021 Dated: December 21, 2016. Bruce Gellin, Designated Federal Officer, National Vaccine Advisory Committee, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health. [FR Doc. 2016–31530 Filed 12–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–44–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Office of the Director; 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 NIH Clinical Center Research Hospital Board. 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 portions of the meeting devoted to the Anonymous Safety Hotline and the laboratories or units and staff involved in the individual reports to the Hotline, staff, as well as discussions regarding non-executive employees holding specific positions in the Clinical Center will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in section 552b(c)(9)(B) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. Premature disclosure of the laboratories or units and staff involved in the individual reports could significantly limit the Hotline’s purpose by compromising anonymity. Discussion of specific nonexecutive employees would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: NIH Clinical Center Research Hospital Board. Date: January 13, 2017. Open: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Agenda: Board Chair’s Overview, Remarks from the NIH Director and the New CEO, Clinical Center Focus Groups, Improving the Clinical Center’s Census, Clinical Center Patient and Worker Safety Metrics. Open: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Agenda: IT Infrastructure and Security, Audits of Delayed Reporting—Self-Audit Results and Formal Audit Planning, Facilities Update. Closed: 3:45 p.m. to Adjournment. Agenda: Anonymous Safety Hotline, Clinical Center Employees. E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 250 (Thursday, December 29, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

National Institutes of Health


Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request; Continuation of Use 
of the Early Career Reviewer Program Online Application and Vetting 
System--Center for Scientific Review (CSR)

AGENCY: National Institutes of Health, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirement of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 to provide opportunity for public comment on proposed data 
collection projects, Center for Scientific Review, 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.

DATES: Comments regarding this information collection are best assured 
of having their full effect if received within 60 days of the date of 
this publication.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To obtain a copy of the data 
collection plans and instruments, submit comments in writing, or 
request more information on the proposed project, contact: Dr. Monica 
Basco, Early Career Reviewer Program Coordinator, Center for Scientific 
Review, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3030, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 or 
call non-toll-free number (301)-300-3839 or Email your request, 
including your address to: CSRearlyCareerReviewer@mail.nih.gov. Formal 
requests for additional plans and instruments must be requested in 
writing.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 requires: 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) Ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways 
to 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.
    Proposed Collection Title: Early Career Reviewer Program Online 
Application and Vetting System--Center for Scientific Review (CSR), 
0925--Extension of Information Collection Request, Center for 
Scientific Review (CSR), National Institutes of Health (NIH) (OMB 
Control Number: 0925-0695; Expiration: 04/30/2017).
    Need and Use of Information Collection: The Center for Scientific 
Review (CSR) is the portal for NIH grant applications and their review 
for scientific merit. Our mission is to see that NIH grant applications 
receive fair, independent, expert, and timely reviews--free from 
inappropriate influences--so NIH can fund the most promising research. 
To accomplish this goal, Scientific Review Officers (SRO) form study 
sections consisting of scientists who have the technical and scientific 
expertise to evaluate the merit of grant applications. Study section 
members are generally scientists who have established independent 
programs of research as demonstrated by their publications and their 
grant award experiences.
    The CSR Early Career Reviewer program was developed to identify and 
train qualified scientists who are early in their scientific careers 
and who have not had prior CSR review experience. The goals of the 
program are to expose these early career scientists to the peer review 
experience so that they become more competitive as applicants as well 
as to enrich the existing pool of NIH reviewers. Currently, online 
application software, the Early Career Reviewer Application and Vetting 
System, is accessed online by applicants to the Early Career Reviewer 
Program who provide their names, contact information, a description of 
their areas of expertise, their study section preferences, professional 
Curriculum Vitae and links to their professional Web site. This 
Information Collection Request (ICR) is to continue to use the Early 
Career Reviewer Application and Vetting System to process applications 
for the Early Career Reviewer program.
    OMB approval is requested for 3 years. There are no costs to 
respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized 
burden hours are 450.

                                        Estimated Annualized Burden Hours
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                                                                     Number of     Average time
               Type of respondent                    Number of     responses per   per response    Total annual
                                                    respondents     respondent      (in hours)      burden hour
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Applicants......................................           1,080               1           25/60             450
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    Total.......................................           1,080           1,080  ..............             450
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    Dated: December 21, 2016.
Joanna Bare,
Executive Officer, Division of Management Services, Center for 
Scientific Review, NIH.
[FR Doc. 2016-31543 Filed 12-28-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4140-01-P