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December
21

Meeting: Federal Energy Regulatory Committee (FERC)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Energy

A Commission meeting will be held in the Commission Meeting Room (Room 2C) at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Headquarters, 888 First St. N.E., Washington, D.C. 20426. The meeting is open to the public, and a free live webcast is available. All webcasts are archived for 3 months.

December
13

Meeting: NCATS Cures Acceleration Network Review Board

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Neuroscience

The National Institutes of Health's National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) announces a meeting via teleconference of the Cures Acceleration Network (CAN) Review Board. The...

December
7

Meeting: National Toxicology Program, Board of Scientific Counselors

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience

The National Toxicology Program (NTP) within the Department of Health and Human Services announces a meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC). 

November
28

Meeting: NCI Joint Meeting, Board of Scientific Advisors & National Cancer Advisory Board

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will hold the 10th Joint Meeting between the Board of Scientific Advisors (BSA) and the National Cancer Advisory Board (NCAB). 

November
16

Meeting: Federal Energy Regulatory Committee (FERC)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Energy

A Commission meeting will be held in the Commission Meeting Room (Room 2C) at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Headquarters, 888 First St. N.E., Washington, D.C. 20426. The meeting is open to the public, and a free live webcast is available. All webcasts are archived for 3 months.

November
13

Workshop: National Cancer Policy Forum Establishing Effective Patient Navigation Programs in Oncology

  • Other
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Neuroscience

Patient navigation programs are intended to overcome obstacles that can prevent individuals from accessing cancer care and to improve coordination of their care. The National Cancer Policy Forum will hold a public workshop on November 13-14, 2017 to examine the optimal conditions and components of successful patient navigation programs in oncology. 

November
8

Meeting: NHGRI Board of Scientific Counselors

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), within the National Institutes of Health, will host a meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors.

November
7

Meeting: ECHA, Nanomaterials Expert Group

  • Nanotechnology

ECHA announced the next meeting of the Nanomaterials Expert Group (NMEG). The NMEG supports the implementation of the Nanomaterials 2016-2018 Workplan of ECHA, and provides informal advice on scientific and technical issues regarding the implementation of regulations of REACH, CLP, and BPR for nanomaterials. 

November
1

Workshop: NASEM, Implementing and Evaluating Genomic Screening Programs in Health Care Systems

  • Industry
  • Science
  • Genetics/Genomics

The Board on Health Sciences Policy within the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) will hold a workshop titled "Implementing and Evaluating Genomic Screening Programs in Health Care Systems".

October
30

Workshop: FDA Strategies, Tools, and Best Practices for Effective Advocacy in Rare Diseases Drug Development

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Neuroscience

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), is sponsoring a public workshop entitled “CDER Rare Diseases Public Workshop: Strategies, Tools, and Best Practices for Effective Advocacy in Rare Diseases Drug Development.” This public workshop builds upon previous CDER patient advocacy public workshops and is primarily for the rare disease community to help them effectively understand what FDA needs to enhance drug development. 

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