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Advisory Committees

Notice of Meeting for the May 18,2009 Meeting of the Science Board to the FDA

May 18, 2009 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hilton,
1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852


The Science Board will hear about and discuss updates from the following subcommittees: (1) The review of each Center's projects within scientific priority areas, (2) the review of research at the Center for Veterinary Medicine, and (3) the review of FDA's scientific information technology infrastructure modernization initiatives. The Science Board will also hear updates on rapid detection of Salmonella in foods and the handling of biospecimens used for genomic and proteomic analyses.

Other Meeting Materials 

Meeting materials will be added as they become available. 

Public Participation Information

Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee.

  • Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before May 11, 2009.
  • Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and addresses of proposed participants, and an indication of the approximate time requested to make their presentation on or before May 7, 2009.

Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. If the number of registrants requesting to speak is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the scheduled open public hearing session, FDA may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers for the scheduled open public hearing session. The contact person will notify interested persons regarding their request to speak by May 8, 2009.

Contact Information

  • Carlos Pena
    Office of Commisioner
    Food and Drug Administration
    5600 Fishers Lane, HF-33
    Rockville, MD  20857
    Phone: 301-827-6687 FAX: 301-827-3042
  • FDA Advisory Committee Information Line
    (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC, area)
    code 8732310001
    Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting

Persons attending FDA’s advisory committee meetings are advised that the agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical outlets.

FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs.

If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Carlos Pena' at least 7 days in advance of the meeting. FDA is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory committee meetings. Please visit our Web site at for procedures on public conduct during advisory committee meetings.

Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2).

Dated: April 22, 2009

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