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Project Title: Advancing Understanding of the Implications of Environmental-Chemical Interactions with the Human Microbiomes

PIN: DELS-BEST-15-03         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies

Sub Unit:
Board on Life Sciences
Board on Environmental Studies & Toxicology

RSO:
Mantus, Ellen

Subject/Focus Area:
Environment and Environmental Studies


Advancing Understanding of the Implications of Environmental-Chemical Interactions with the Human Microbiomes
September 25, 2016 - September 26, 2016
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001



If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Ivory Clarke
Email: iclarke@nas.edu
Phone: (202) 334-1942
Fax: (202) 334- 1393


Agenda:

To attend the open session, please register by sending the below information to Ivory Clarke (iclarke@nas.edu)by September 22, 2016.

Registrant Information:
First and Last Name
Title
Organization
Email
Indicate if you would like to make a comment during the open microphone portion of the meeting.


Open Session: September 26, 2016
National Academies Keck Center, Room 105


AGENDA

8:30 Purpose of Open Session and Introduction of Committee Members
Ronald Atlas
Chair, Committee on Advancing Understanding of the Implications of the Environmental-Chemical Interactions with the Human Microbiomes
Professor, Department of Biology
University of Louisville

8:45 Drivers and Objectives for Study, Perspective from EPA Office of Research & Development
Tina Bahadori
National Program Director, Chemical Safety for Sustainability
Office of Research and Development
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

9:10 Drivers and Objectives for Study, Perspective from EPA Office of Radiation & Indoor Air
Laura Kolb
Scientific Analysis Center Director
Indoor Environments Division
Office of Radiation and Indoor Air
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

9:25 Drivers and Objectives for Study, Perspective from NIEHS
NIEHS Investments in Microbiome and Human Health
Lisa Chadwick
Genes, Environment, and Health Branch U.S. Food and Drug Administration
National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences

9:45 EPA/ORD Investments in Microbiome and Human Health
White House OSTP National Microbiome Initiative
Jay Garland
Director, Systems Exposure Division
National Exposure Research Laboratory
Office of Research and Development
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

10:10 BREAK

10:25 Open Discussion of Charge with Speakers and Committee

11:00 Open Microphone – Comments from the Audience

11:30 END OF OPEN SESSION


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Ronald Atlas (chair)
Kjersti Aagaard
Elaine Hsiao
Yvonne Huang
Curtis Huttenhower
Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown (via teleconference)
Susan Lynch
William Nazaroff
Andrew Patterson
John Rawls
Joseph Rodricks
Pamela Shubat
and Brian Thrall

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
1) Standard Academies discussion of policies, procedures, bias, and conflict of interest.
2) Committee’s statement of task and its approach to its task.
3) Information presented during the open session.
4) Committee assignments, project schedule, and agendas for future meetings.


The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
1. Kolb, L. 2016. Drivers and Objectives for Study, Perspectives from EPA, Office of Radiation & Indoor Air. Presentation to the Committee on Advancing Understanding of the Implications of Environmental-Chemical Interactions with the Human Microbiomes, on September 26, 2016, in Washington, DC.
2. Bahadori, T. 2016. NAS Human Microbiomes Study Drivers and Objectives. Presentation to the Committee on Advancing Understanding of the Implications of Environmental-Chemical Interactions with the Human Microbiomes, on September 26, 2016, in Washington, DC.
3. Garland, J. Fast Track Committee on Mapping the Microbiome (FTAC-MM). Presentation to the Committee on Advancing Understanding of the Implications of Environmental-Chemical Interactions with the Human Microbiomes, on September 26, 2016, in Washington, DC.


Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: October 3, 2016