Environmental Factor, November 2009, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Call for Nominations to the Interagency Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Coordinating Committee
By Eddy Ball
In the October 16 Federal Register, NIEHS issued a request for the nomination of voting members to serve on the NIH/NIEHS Interagency Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Coordinating Committee (IBCERCC). Nominations received on or before December 1, 2009 will be considered in a pool of candidates gathered from numerous sources for membership on the committee.
The IBCERCC is an interagency committee composed of federal officials, scientists, health professionals and individuals who represent those with breast cancer. This Committee will coordinate information on existing activities related to breast cancer and environmental research and make recommendations to the NIH and other Federal agencies on how to improve existing research programs.
The Federal Register notice(http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsletter/2009/november/docs/FederalRegister_CallforNominations_508.pdf) is available as a downloadable PDF. For more information and to submit nominations, contact:
Jennifer Collins, Division of Extramural
Research and Training, National
Institute of Environmental Health
Sciences, P.O. Box 12233, MD K3-12,
RTP, NC 27709, Phone: 919-541-0117,
FAX: 919-316-4606, E-mail: