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OPEN SESSION – May 13, 2014 – 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 2014 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  
10:45 a.m. BREAK    
11:00 a.m. VI. New Insights into Regulation of the Innate Immune Response by Cholesterol Dr. Mike Fessler
11:30 a.m. VII. Breast Cancer Concept Dr. Caroline Dilworth
Dr. Symma Finn
12:30 p.m. LUNCH    
1:45 p.m. VIII. Discussion of "Rescuing US Biomedical Research from its Systemic Flaws" by Alberts, et al. Dr. Rick Woychik  
2:45 p.m. BREAK    
3:00 p.m. IX. Disaster Response Research Dr. Aubrey Miller  
3:30 p.m. X. Core Centers Evaluation Dr. Kristi Pettibone
4:30 p.m. XI. Open Council Discussion    
5:00 p.m. Adjourn    
CLOSED SESSION – May 14, 2014 – 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. XII. Consideration of Grant Applications Dr. Gwen Collman and DERT Staff  
11:30 a.m. Adjourn    

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Future Meeting Dates

  • September 9-10, 2014 - NIEHS
  • February 18-19, 2015 - NIEHS
  • June 2-3, 2015 - NIEHS
  • September 8-9, 2015 - NIEHS
  • February 23-24, 2016 - NIEHS
  • May 24-25, 2016 - NIEHS
  • September 13-14, 2016 - NIEHS

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