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February 15-16, 2012 Meeting

Agenda & Council Documents


OPEN SESSION – February 15, 2012 – 8:30 a.m.
ScheduledEventSpeakerSupporting Documents
8:30 a.m.I. Call to Order and Opening RemarksDr. Linda Birnbaum 
 II. Review of Confidentiality and Conflict of InterestDr. Gwen Collman 
 III. Consideration of September 2011 Meeting MinutesDr. Gwen Collman
8:45 a.m.IV. Report of the Director, NIEHSDr. Linda Birnbaum
9:45 a.m.V. Strategic Plan ProcessDr. Rick Woychik
10:30 a.m.Break (security badges and photos)  
11:00 a.m.VI. The NTP Office of Health Assessment and Translation Review of Low Level LeadDr. Andrew Rooney
Introduced by Dr. John Bucher
11:30 a.m.Lunch (will include time for security badges & individual photos of Council members)  
1:00 p.m.VII. Report of the Director, DERTDr. Gwen Collman
1:45 p.m.Break (security badges and photos)  
2:15 p.m.VIII. Consideration of Grant ApplicationsDr. Gwen Collman
and DERT staff
5:00 p.m.IX. Adjournment  
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Orientation - New Members  
6:30 p.m.Dinner  
OPEN SESSION - February 16, 2012 - 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m.X. Concept Discussion: Microbiome/Environment InteractionsDr. Lisa Chadwick
9:00 a.m.XI. The FDA/NIH Tobacco InitiativeDr. Robert Croyle 
9:30 a.m.XII. Trainee Tracking at NIEHSDr. Christie Drew 
10:00 a.m.Break  
10:15 a.m.XIII. The Environment, Genetics and Age: The Ménage à Trois of AutoimmunityDr. Fred Miller
Introduced by Dr. Darryl Zeldin
11:15 a.m.XIV. Immunotoxicity Outcomes in a Population Exposed to Marine ContaminantsDr. Philippe Grandjean
12:15 p.m.XV. Adjourn  


Additional Meeting Materials

Future Meeting Dates

  • May 22-23, 2012 - NIEHS
  • September 11-12, 2012 - NIEHS
  • February 20-21, 2013 - NIEHS


1 This portion of the meeting is being closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in Section 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5, U.S. Code and Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2).


Individuals with disabilities who need sign language interpreters and/or a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Michelle A. Owens at voice telephone:  919-541-7824 or email:  TTY users should contact the Federal TTY Relay Service at 800-877-8339.  Requests should be made at least 5 days in advance of the event.  

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