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October 19-20, 2010: Science Advisory Board to National Center for Toxicological Research FINAL Agenda

Tuesday – October 19, 2010
NCTR SAB Conference Room, Bldg. 12, Jefferson, AR


7:45 - 8:15 am         Closed Session − Bldg. 12, SAB Conference Room (closed session)
                                NCTR SAB Members, Dr. Slikker and Dr. Miller

8:15 - 8:25 am         Welcome and Overview – Bldg. 12 Auditorium
                                 Dr. Cynthia Afshari, Chair, SAB


8:25 - 8:30 am         Conflict of Interest Statement and “Housekeeping Items”
                                 Dr. Margaret Miller, Designated Federal Officer, NCTR/SAB


8:30 - 9:00 am         Overview of NCTR
                                 Dr. William Slikker, Director, NCTR

 
9:00 -11:40 am         Update from the NCTR Divisions
                              Research-plan based on recommendations in the Subcommittee review

                              >9:00 - 9:20 am      Division of Microbiology

                              >9:20 - 9:40 am      Division of Biochemical Toxicology

                              >9:40 - 10:00 am     Division of Systems Biology

                              >10:00 - 10:20 am   Division of Personalized Nutrition and Medicine

                              >10:20 - 10:40 am   Division of Genetic and Molecular Toxicology

 

10:40 - 11:00 am      Break

 

 

11:00 - 12:00 pm      Update on Activities (20 minutes each)

                              >Office of Scientific Coordination

                              >Division of Veterinary Services

                              >Women’s Health Program

 

12:00 - 1:00 pm         Public Session – SAB Conference Room, Bldg. 12

1:00 - 1:30 pm           Presentation on the Center for Tobacco Products

1:30 - 2:00 pm           Discussion on the need for Research and Potential Collaborations

2:00 - 2:45 pm           Presentation and Discussion of NCTR Strategic Focus and future direction
                                   Dr. William Slikker

2:45 - 3:00 pm           Break

4:00 - 5:15 pm           Center’s Representatives report on Future Regulatory Challenges
                                   10 min from each Center and OC representative

5:30 pm                    Adjourn: Transport to Little Rock


Wednesday – October 20, 2010
NCTR SAB Conference Room, Bldg. 12, Jefferson, AR

8:30 - 9:00 am          Overview of the Division of Neurotoxicology
                                   Dr. Merle Paule

9:00 - 9:30 am          Division of Neurotoxicology Subcommittee Site Visit Report Presentation
                                   Dr. Ronald Hines

9:30 - 10:00 am         Discussion and report adoption

10:00 - 10:15 am       Break

10:15 - 10:45 am       Open Discussion on the purpose and process for Subcommittee reviews

10:45 - 11:00 am       Adjourn Public meeting

11:00 - 12:00 pm       Tour of NCTR Facilities

11:00 - 1:00 pm        Closed Committee deliberations briefing to Director

 

    

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