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Office of Biotechnology Activities; Office of Science Policy; Office of the Director; Notice of a Meeting of the NIH Blue Ribbon Panel

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The purpose of this notice is to inform the public about a meeting of the NIH Blue Ribbon Panel To Advise on the Risk Assessment of the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories at Boston University Start Printed Page 10294Medical Center. The meeting will be held on Friday, March 19, 2010, at the National Institutes of Health, Building 31, 31 Center Drive, Floor 6C, Room 6, Bethesda, MD 20892, from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This meeting is the second in a series of public meetings with the National Research Council to review the ongoing supplementary risk assessment study. It was originally scheduled to take place on February 12, 2010, but had to be postponed due to extreme weather conditions on the East Coast.

Signup for public comment will begin at approximately 8 a.m. In the event that time does not allow for all those interested in presenting oral comments, anyone may file written comments using the following address below.

An agenda and slides for the meeting may be obtained prior to the meeting by connecting to​. For additional information concerning this meeting, please contact Ms. Laurie Lewallen, Advisory Committee Coordinator, Office of Biotechnology Activities, Office of Science Policy, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, 6705 Rockledge Drive, Room 750, Bethesda, MD 20892-7985; telephone 301-496-9838; e-mail

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Dated: March 1, 2010.

Amy P. Patterson,

Director, Office of Biotechnology Activities, National Institutes of Health.

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[FR Doc. 2010-4724 Filed 3-4-10; 8:45 am]