Pre-application Technical Assistance Meeting for: RFA-HG-07-005 – Genome-Wide Studies in Biorepositories with Electronic Medical Record Data (U01)

Notice Number: NOT-HG-07-013

Key Dates
Release Date: March 27, 2007
Technical Assistance Meeting Date:  April 12, 2007

Issued by
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) (

A web- and teleconference-based technical assistance meeting for RFA-HG-07-005 will be held Thursday, April 12, 2007 11:30AM-1:00PM Eastern Daylight Savings Time. 

About the online meeting:

The purpose of the meeting is to provide technical assistance for the application process and to answer any questions regarding the application process and responsiveness issues.  We anticipate recording the meeting and a link to it will be made available, within 2-3 days of the meeting, on the Office of Population Genetics web site at The meeting is open to any individual or organization intending to apply but is not a prerequisite to applying.

Details about joining the meeting:

Meeting Name:  RFA HG-07-005 Pre-application Meeting
Summary:  Pre-application Technical Assistance Meeting for Applications to: RFA-HG-07-005 Genome-Wide Studies in Biorepositories with Electronic Medical Record Data
Invited By: Jeff Struewing
When:  04/12/2007 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Time Zone:  (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Dial-In:  1-866-416-5758
Pass-Code: 747157
To join the meeting, open the following web address in your internet browser

Log in as a guest and enter your name.  Once logged in, a dialog should appear asking for your telephone number; input this, you will be called, and you are fully connected.  If the dialog does not appear, or you do not have access to a computer but want to participate by teleconference only, you may use the Dial-In number and Pass-Code above.
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Pre-registration instructions for online meeting:

While participants are not required to pre-register, providing the following information will allow us to plan better the meeting and to contact more efficiently interested individuals if and when any additional information becomes available or in case of technical difficulties.
Please send the following to Mia Diggs, the Program Assistant for this RFA, at
In the subject line, please write:  “HG-07-005 Pre-application Meeting”

Please include the following within the email:

While we anticipate there will be an opportunity to ask questions during the meeting, we ask participants to send questions in advance so that we are sure to cover those most commonly submitted.

System requirements:

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1.       An Internet connection
2.       One of the supported operating systems and browsers listed at
3.       Macromedia Flash Player 6 or later as a browser plug-in

Please test your system at the following address before the meeting date to be assured you meet the system requirements:


Jeffery P. Struewing, MD, MS
National Human Genome Research Institute
5635 Fishers Lane
Suite 4076, MSC 9305
Bethesda, MD 20892-9305 (U.S. Postal Service Express or regular mail)
Rockville, MD 20852 (express/courier service; non-USPS service)
Telephone: 301-594-3757
FAX: 301-480-2770

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