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Current Highlight from December 10, 2010
NTP Board of Scientific Counselors
The National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC) met November 30 - December 1, 2010, at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. The meeting included:
* A briefing on the Tox21 initiative including an overview of the program
* Reports from Tox21 partners (Environmental Protection Agency, National Institutes of Health Genomics Center, and Food and Drug Administration)
* Updates from Tox21 working groups
* Updates on the science components of the program
Additional, the BSC reviewed toxicology study proposals concerning a mouse methylome project, complex mixture toxicity using cholesterol and lipid modulating agents, N-butylbenzenesulfonamide, and selected flame retardants
The BSC is a federally chartered advisory committee that provides scientific advice to the NTP Director and evaluates the scientific merit of the NTP’s intramural and collaborative projects. Find out more information about FSA's role in the Tox21 Inititative.
For additional information, please contact Paul Howard, Ph.D., Liaison to the NTP, FDA/NCTR.
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