Risk Assessment Conference Slated for Feb. 15-16

EPA will host a conference on advancing the next generation of risk assessment in Washington, D.C.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing a two-day conference to discuss the Next Generation (NexGen) of Risk Assessment. NexGen is a program that aims to create an inexpensive, faster system for chemical risk assessment by incorporating new knowledge about molecular biology.

EPA scientists are using molecular biology, the study of how cells function, to help them interpret the risk to Americans’ health from exposure to chemicals in the air, water, and soils.

The goals of the conference are to engage the public and key stakeholders in the early stages of the program, share information, receive feedback, and help direct the next phases of NexGen. Members of the public may participate in the conference, which will consist of presentations followed by group breakout sessions. Space is limited, and reservations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

The public dialogue, which will include Paul Anastas, Ph.D., assistant administrator of EPA’s Office of Research and Development; and Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., director of National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; will be held Feb. 15-16 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center; 900 10th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

For more information on how to register, visit epa.nexgen.icfi.com.

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