Online Registration Available for the NIH Town Hall Meeting on the Proposed Policy for Sharing of Data Obtained in NIH Supported or Conducted Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS)

Notice Number: NOT-OD-07-022

Key Dates
Release Date: November 29, 2006

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH), (http://www.nih.gov)

The purpose of this notice is to announce that online registration is available for the Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS) Town Hall Meeting taking place Thursday, December 14, 2006, from 10:30am to 2pm at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.  

Comments received as part of the Comment Period for the Proposed Policy for Sharing of Data obtained in NIH supported or conducted Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS) NOT-OD-07-012 (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-07-012.html ) will contribute to the Town Hall Meeting discussions.  All of the comments received during the comment period and Town Hall Meeting will help inform the development of the proposed policy.

This draft policy is proposed to apply to active research applications identified by applicants or NIH staff as GWAS per NOT-OD-06-071.

Participation

All individuals who wish to attend the Town Hall Meeting should register at www.gwastownhall.org.  Online registration will close December 13, 2006.  On-site registration will be available beginning at 10am the day of the meeting.  The meeting will be webcast.  The link to the webcast will be available at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/gwas/index.htm the day of the meeting.  We look forward to your participation.


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