[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 113 (Thursday, June 12, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 33767-33768]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-13682]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

National Institutes of Health


Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health; 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 a meeting of the NIH 
Scientific Management Review Board (SMRB).
    The NIH Reform Act of 2006 (Pub. L. 109-482) provides 
organizational authorities to HHS and NIH officials to: (1) Establish 
or abolish national research institutes; (2) reorganize the offices 
within the Office of the Director, NIH including adding, removing, or 
transferring the functions of such offices or establishing or 
terminating such offices; and (3) reorganize, divisions, centers, or 
other administrative units within an NIH national research institute or 
national center including adding, removing, or transferring the 
functions of such units, or establishing or terminating such units. The 
purpose of the SMRB is to advise appropriate HHS and NIH officials on 
the use of these organizational authorities and identify the reasons 
underlying the recommendations.
    The meeting will be open to the public, 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.

    Name of Committee: Scientific Management Review Board.
    Date: July 7-8, 2014.
    Time: July 7, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Agenda: The first day of the meeting will focus on stakeholder 
input regarding ways for NIH to cultivate sustained interest in

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biomedical science among students from pre-kindergarten through high 
school in order to contribute to a healthy biomedical workforce 
pipeline. Sign up for public comments will begin approximately at 
8:00 a.m. and will be restricted to one sign-in per person. In the 
event that time does not allow for all those interested to present 
oral comments, any interested person may file written comments with 
the committee by forwarding the statement to the Contact Person 
listed on this notice. The statement should include the name, 
address, telephone number and when applicable, the business or 
professional affiliation of the interested person.
    Time: July 8, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Agenda: Members will hear from stakeholders on the topic of 
streamlining the NIH grant review, award, and management process 
while maintaining proper oversight. Time will be allotted on the 
agenda for public comment. Sign up for public comments will begin 
approximately at 8:00 a.m. and will be restricted to one sign-in per 
person. In the event that time does not allow for all those 
interested to present oral comments, any interested person may file 
written comments with the committee by forwarding the statement to 
the Contact Person listed on this notice. The statement should 
include the name, address, telephone number and when applicable, the 
business or professional affiliation of the interested person.
    Place: National Institutes of Health, Building 35, 1st Floor, 
Porter Seminar Room, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892.
    Contact Person: Juanita Marner, Office of Science Policy, Office 
of the Director, NIH, National Institutes of Health, 6705 Rockledge 
Drive, Suite 750, Bethesda, MD 20892, smrb@mail.nih.gov, (301) 435-
1770.
    The meeting will be webcast. The draft meeting agenda and other 
information about the SMRB, including information about access to 
the webcast, will be available at http://smrb.od.nih.gov.
    In the interest of security, NIH has instituted stringent 
procedures for entrance onto the NIH campus. All visitor vehicles, 
including taxis, hotel, and airport shuttles will be inspected 
before being allowed on campus. Visitors will be asked to show one 
form of identification (for example, a government-issued photo ID, 
driver's license, or passport) and to state the purpose of their 
visit.

(Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.14, 
Intramural Research Training Award; 93.22, Clinical Research Loan 
Repayment Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds; 
93.232, Loan Repayment Program for Research Generally; 93.39, 
Academic Research Enhancement Award; 93.936, NIH Acquired 
Immunodeficiency Syndrome Research Loan Repayment Program; 93.187, 
Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged 
Backgrounds, National Institutes of Health, HHS)

    Dated: June 5, 2014.
Melanie J. Gray,
Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy.
[FR Doc. 2014-13682 Filed 6-11-14; 8:45 am]
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