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May 22-23, 2012 Meeting

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National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council Meeting

May 22, 2012 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
May 23, 2012 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM



OPEN SESSION – May 22, 2012 – 8:30 a.m.
Scheduled Event Speaker Supporting Documents
8:30 a.m. I. Call to Order and Opening Remarks Dr. Linda Birnbaum  
  II. Review of Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest Dr. Gwen Collman  
  III. Consideration of February 2012 Meeting Minutes Dr. Gwen Collman
8:45 a.m. IV. Report of the Director, NIEHS Dr. Linda Birnbaum
9:45 a.m. V. Report of the Director, DERT Dr. Gwen Collman
10:30 a.m. Break (security badges and photos)    
11:00 a.m. VI. Concept Discussion:
Toxicant Exposures and Reponses by Genomic and Epigenomic Regulators of Transcription (TaRGET)
Dr. Frederick Tyson
11:30 a.m. Lunch (will include time for security badges & individual photos of Council members)    
1:00 p.m. Concept Discussion Continued:
Role of the Environment in the Development of Autoimmune Disease
Dr. Michael Humble
1:30 p.m. VII. Developing Improved Methods to Measure Human DNA Repair Capacity Dr. Leona Samson
2:30 p.m. Break    
2:45 p.m. VIII. The Consequences of DNA Replication Infidelity to Human Health Dr. Thomas Kunkel
Introduced by Dr. Darryl Zeldin
3:45 p.m. Break    
4:00 p.m. IX. NIH Budget Process Ms. Laurie Johnson  
5:00 p.m. X. Adjourn    
OPEN SESSION - May 23, 2012 - 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. XI. NIH Update – Interesting Times, Challenging Times Dr. Sally Rockey


9:30 a.m. XII. NIEHS Neurodegeneration Research Portfolio 1986-2009 Dr. Kristi Pettibone


10:00 a.m. Break    
CLOSED SESSION1 - May 23, 2012 - 10:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m. XIII. Consideration of Grant Applications Dr. Gwen Collman
and DERT Staff


12:30 p.m. XIV. Adjourn    

Additional Meeting Materials

Future Meeting Dates

  • September 11-12, 2012 - NIEHS
  • February 20-21, 2013 - NIEHS
  • May 14-15, 2013 - NIEHS
  • September 10-11, 2013 - NIEHS
  • February 19-20, 2014 - NIEHS
  • May 13-14, 2014 - NIEHS
  • September 9-10, 2014 - 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).

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