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National Cancer Institute; Notice of Closed Meeting

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Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of the following meeting.

The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The purpose of this meeting is to evaluate requests for development resources for potential new cancer diagnostics. The outcome of the evaluation will be information for consideration by an internal NCI committee that will decide whether NCI/DCTD should support the requests and make available contract resources for development of the potential diagnostics to improve the treatment of cancer. The research proposals and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the proposed research projects, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.

Name of Committee: National Cancer Institute Special Emphasis Panel; Clinical Assay Development Program.

Date: December 3, 2013.

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Agenda: To evaluate requests for development resources for potential new diagnostics for cancer.

Place: NCI Shady Grove, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 3W030, Rockville, Maryland 20850.

Contact Person: Tracy G. Lively, Ph.D., Cancer Diagnosis Program, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 4W420, Rockville, MD 20850-9730, Tel: 240-276-5944,

(Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.392, Cancer Construction; 93.393, Cancer Cause and Prevention Research; 93.394, Cancer Detection and Diagnosis Research; 93.395, Cancer Treatment Research; 93.396, Cancer Biology Research; 93.397, Cancer Centers Support; 93.398, Cancer Research Manpower; 93.399, Cancer Control, National Institutes of Health, HHS).

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Dated: October 30, 2013.

Melanie J. Gray,

Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy.

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[FR Doc. 2013-26424 Filed 11-4-13; 8:45 am]