February 12-13, 2024

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OPEN SESSION – February 12, 2024 – 9:00 a.m. EST
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CLOSED SESSION1 – February 12, 2024 – 4:00 p.m., EST
OPEN SESSION – February 13, 2024 – 9:00 a.m. EST
9:00 a.m.I. Call to Order and Opening RemarksDr. Rick Woychik 
 II. Review of Confidentiality and Conflict of InterestDr. David Balshaw 
 III. Consideration of September 2023 MinutesDr. David BalshawSeptember 2023 Minutes (312KB)
9:15 a.m.IV. Empowering Environmental Research with Novel Statistical MethodsDr. Shanshan Zhao 
10:00 a.m.V. Introduction of the Nucleic Acid Modifications PortfoliosDr. Fred Tyson 
10:15 a.m.VI. Multi-omics Approaches in EHSDr. Yingsheng Wang 
10:40 a.m.VII. Epigenomics, CTCF, circRNAs, As toxicity, Lung CancerDr. Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf 
11:15 a.m.VIII. Sc/sn Epigenomics in Breast Cancer DisparitiesDr. Justin Colacino 
11:50 a.m.IX. BPA-Induced Transgenerational InheritanceDr. Victor Corces 
12:25 p.m.X. Break for Lunch  
1:00 p.m.XI. tRNA Modifications & Environmental Stress ResponsesDr. Tom Begley 
1:35 p.m.XII. Mechanisms of tRNA MethylationDr. Yunsun Nam 
2:10 p.m.XIII. Integration of Multi-omics DatasetsDr. Ting Wang 
2:45 p.m.XIV. Council Discussion  
4:00 p.m.XV. Review of Confidentiality and Conflict of InterestDr. David Balshaw 
4:15 p.m.XVI. Consideration of Grant ApplicationsDr. David Balshaw & DERT Staff 
9:00 a.m.XVIII. Report of the NIEHS DirectorDr. Rick Woychik 
10:00 a.m.XIX. Report of the DERT DirectorDr. David Balshaw 
11:00 a.m.BREAK  
11:15 a.m.XX. Update on Environmental Justice Activities at NIEHSDr. Trevor Archer 
noonXXI. Update on the NIH-wide Climate Change and Health InitiativeDr. Ashlinn Quinn 
12:45 p.m.XXII. ADJOURN  

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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