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May 19-20, 2011 Meeting

Agenda & Council Documents


OPEN SESSION – May 19, 2011 – 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 February 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


10:15 a.m.Break  
10:30 a.m.VI. The NIEHS Human Research Protection ProgramDr. Joan Packenham
11:45 amLunch 


1:00 pm.VII. Permanent Reprogramming of Gene Expression in Response to Neonatal Phytoestrogen Exposure: Implications for Female Reproductive Tract Function and PathologyDr. Carmen Williams
2:00 p.m.VIII. Report of the Director, DERT
Appeals Policy
Dr. Gwen Collman
Dr. Pat Mastin
2:45 p.m.Break 


3:00 p.m.IX. Update on NIEHS/DERT Epigenetics/Epigenomics ActivitiesDr. Fred Tyson


3:45 p.m.X. NIEHS Investments in Autism: An UpdateDr. Cindy Lawler


4:30 p.m.XI. In Small Doses: Arsenic (Dartmouth Video)Dr. William Suk


4:45 p.m.XII. Adjournment 


OPEN SESSION - May 20, 2011 - 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m.XIII. Concept Clearance: An Integrated, Multi-Institute Plan to Facilitate Gene-Environment Interaction StudiesDrs. David Balshaw, Kim McAllister, Dan Shaughnessy
9:15 a.m.XIV. Global Climate Change and Sustainability: NIEHS Efforts to Integrate Human HealthDr. John Balbus 
9:45 a.m.Break  
10:00 a.m.XV. Consideration of Grant ApplicationsDr. Gwen Collman and DERT staff 
12:00 p.m.XVI. Adjournment  

Additional Meeting Materials

Future Meeting Dates

  • September 1-2, 2011 - NIEHS
  • February 15-16, 2012 - NIEHS
  • May 21-23, 2012 - NIEHS
  • September 11-12, 2012 - 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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