On March 8, I spent the day visiting the Connecticut congressional and senatorial offices as part of the FASEB Capitol Hill Day. More than 60 representatives from 27 FASEB member societies and 32 states met with lawmakers to discuss increasing funding for research.
The presenters during the 2018 “Reducing the Uncertainty of Read-Across Predictions by New Approach Methodologies: Application in Regulatory Human Risk Assessments” Session provided good reasons to abandon old risk assessment habits and embrace new approach methodologies (NAM).
The US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) invites nominations of scientific experts from a diverse range of disciplines to be considered for appointment to the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC). Nominations should be submitted in time to arrive no later than April 20, 2018.
DHHS CDC BSC is Seeking Nominations for Appointment to the Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.
Comments due February 26 for FIFA SAP nominations. There are 11 SOT members among the nominees.