[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 227 (Friday, November 26, 2010)]
[Pages 72833-72834]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-29748]



National Institutes of Health

Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health; Notice of 

    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 
Scientific Management Review Board.
    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 Scientific Management Review Board (also referred to as 
SMRB or Board) 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: December 7, 2010.

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    Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Agenda: Presentation and discussion will include recommendations 
from the Translational Medicine and Therapeutics working group and 
the Intramural Research Program working group. Any supporting 
documentation for this meeting, including the agenda, will be 
available at http://smrb.od.nih.gov. Sign up for public comment will 
begin at approximately 7:30 a.m. on December 7 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, anyone 
may file written comments using the contact person's address below.
    Place: National Institutes of Health, Building 31, 6th Floor, 
Conference Room 6, 31 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892.
    Contact Person: Lyric Jorgenson, Office of Science Policy, 
Office of the Director, NIH, National Institutes of Health, 6705 
Rockledge Drive, Suite 750, Bethesda, MD 20892. [email protected]. 
(301) 496-6837.

    This meeting is being published less than 15 days prior to the 
meeting due to scheduling conflicts of the Members.
    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.
    In the interest of security, NIH has instituted stringent 
procedures for entrance onto the NIH campus. All visitor vehicles, 
including taxicabs, 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 
    The meeting will also 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.

(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: November 19, 2010.
Jennifer S. Spaeth,
Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy.
[FR Doc. 2010-29748 Filed 11-24-10; 8:45 am]