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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. 

October
25

Meeting: 2017 NIH Regional Seminar – Program Funding and Grants Administration

  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Neuroscience

The National Institutes of Health (NIH)'s Regional Seminar serves the NIH mission of providing education and training for the next generation of biomedical and behavioral scientists. The seminar and optional workshops are appropriate for those who are new to working with the NIH grants process – administrators, new and early stage investigators, researchers, graduate students, etc.

October
24

Meeting: Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Neuroscience

The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) will hold a public meeting to discuss business, agency updates, and issues related to autism spectrum disorder research and services activities.

October
17

Meeting: HHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections

  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Neuroscience

The Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP) shall provide expert advice and recommendations to the Secretary, through the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH), on issues and topics pertaining to or associated with the protection of human research subjects. The...

October
10

Meeting: National Academies, Committee on Science, Technology, and Law

  • Science
  • Other
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience
  • Robotics/AI

The Committee on Science, Technology, and Law within the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold their 34th Meeting. The Committee brings together the science and engineering community and the legal community to explore pressing issues, improve communication and help resolve issues between the two communities. 

September
28

Meeting: NIH Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee

  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics

The National Institutes of Health's Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee is a federal advisory committee that provides recommendations to the NIH Director related to basic and clinical research involving recombinant or synthetic nucleic acid molecules.

September
25

Meeting: NCI Council of Research Advocates

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics

The National Cancer Institute (NCI)'s Council of Research Advocates (NCRA) will hold a meeting. The NCRA will provide advice to the NCI Director with respect to promoting research outcomes that are in the best interest of cancer patients.

September
11

Meeting: NIH National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research

  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics

The National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research (NACHGR) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is holding an open meeting to discuss matters of program relevance. The NACHGR advises the Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH, and the...

September
8

Workshop: National Academies Board on Health Sciences Policy, Enabling Novel Treatments for Nervous System Disorders by Improving Methods for Traversing the Blood-Brain Barrier

  • Other
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience

The Board on Health Sciences Policy within the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will host a public workshop titled "Enabling Novel Treatments for Nervous System Disorders by Improving Methods for Traversing the Blood-Brain Barrier". This workshop will bring together key experts to explore current development of novel methods for traversing the blood-brain barrier to deliver therapeutics for nervous system disorders and identify potential opportunities for moving the field forward.

August
10

Meeting: NAS, Occupational Exposure to Respirable Coal-Mine Dust – 5th Meeting

  • Other
  • Nanotechnology

NAS announces a fifth public meeting on “Occupational Exposure to Respirable Coal-Mine Dust” to assess monitoring and sampling approaches for informing underground coal mine operators’ decision-making regarding the control of respirable coal mine dust and mine worker exposure. 

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