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Endocrine Disruptor Methods Validation Advisory Committee (EDMVAC) Plenary Meeting - April 18-20, 2006

Draft Agenda

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Meeting Objectives

Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

12:30 - 12:40 Welcome from OSCP Office Director

Dr. Cliff Gabriel, Director, Office of Science Coordination and Policy (OSCP), Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances (OPPTS), EPA

Welcome from Endocrine Team Division Director
Dr. Kathryn Mahaffey, Director, Exposure Assessment Coordination and Policy Division (EACPD), OSCP, OPPTS, EPA

12:40 - 12:50 Welcome and Opening Comments

Dr. Gerald LeBlanc, EDMVAC Chair
Dr. Tom Osimitz,
EDMVAC Co-Chair

12:50 - 1:30 Introductions: Meeting Purpose and Agenda Review

Dr. Juliana Birkhoff, Facilitator, RESOLVE
Mr. William Wooge,
Designated Federal Official (DFO), EDMVAC, OSCP, OPPTS, EPA

1:30 - 2:15 EDMVAC Charter Renewal, Federal Advisory Committee Act Update

Mr. William Wooge, EDMVAC DFO, OSCP, OPPTS, EPA
Dr. Gerald LeBlanc,
EDMVAC Chair
Objective: Remind previous members and review for new members, the role, mission, and procedures for EDMVAC

2:15 - 3:15 Review EDMVAC Work Plan

Mr. William Wooge, EDMVAC DFO, OSCP, OPPTS, EPA
Objective: Develop clear understanding of status of each assay

3:15 - 3:30 Break

3:30 - 4:15 Presentation: Aromatase Update (Tier 1 Assay)

Mr. Gary Timm, OSCP, OPPTS, EPA
Objective: Update Committee on Aromatase Tier 1 Assay progress and activities

4:15 - 5:00 Presentation: Update on Steroidogenesis Cell Based H295R (Tier 1 Assay)

Mr. Gary Timm, OSCP, OPPTS, EPA
Objective: Update Committee on the Cell Based H295R Tier 1 Assay

5:00 - 5:30 Public Comment

5:30 - 6:00 Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks for Tuesday

Dr. Gerald LeBlanc, EDMVAC Chair
Dr. Tom Osimitz,
EDMVAC Co-Chair

6:00 Adjourn

Wednesday, April 19, 2006

8:30 - 8:45 Review of Day 1 and Agenda for Day 2

Dr. Juliana Birkhoff, Facilitator, RESOLVE
Dr. Gerald LeBlanc,
EDMVAC Chair
Dr. Tom Osimitz,
EDMVAC Co-Chair

8:45 - 9:00 Introduction: The Pubertal Assay Interlaboratory Study (Tier 1)

Mr. Jim Kariya, OSCP, OPPTS, EPA
Objective: Overview and introduction of the Presenter for the Male and Female Pubertal Assay Interlaboratory Studies

9:00 - 10:30 Presentation: The Male Pubertal Assay Interlaboratory Study

Dr.Tammy E. Stoker, Reproductive Toxicology Division (RTD), NHEERL, ORD, EPA Objective: Results from the Male Pubertal Assay Interlaboratory Study

10:30 - 10:45 Break

10:45 - 12:00 Discussion: The Male Pubertal Assay Interlaboratory Study

Mr. Jim Kariya, OSCP, OPPTS, EPA
Dr.Tammy E. Stoker, RTD, NHEERL, ORD, EPA

12:00 - 1:15 Lunch

1:15 - 2:45 Presentation: The Female Pubertal Assay Interlaboratory Study

Dr.Tammy E. Stoker, RTD, NHEERL, ORD, EPA
Objective: Results from the Female Pubertal Assay Interlaboratory Study

2:45 - 3:00 Break

3:00 - 4:15 Discussion: The Female Pubertal Assay Interlaboratory Study

Mr. Jim Kariya, OSCP, OPPTS, EPA
Dr.Tammy E. Stoker, RTD, NHEERL, ORD, EPA

4:15 - 4:45 Public Comment

4:45 - 5:30 Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks for Wednesday

Dr. Gerald LeBlanc, EDMVAC Chair
Dr. Tom Osimitz,
EDMVAC Co-Chair

5:30 Adjourn

Thursday, April 20, 2006

8:00 - 8:15 Review of Day 2 and Agenda for Day 3

Dr. Juliana Birkhoff, Facilitator, RESOLVE
Dr. Gerald LeBlanc,
EDMVAC Chair
Dr. Tom Osimitz,
EDMVAC Co-Chair

8:15 - 9:45 Presentation: EDSP Revised Approach to Validation

Mr. Gary Timm, OSCP, OPPTS, EPA
Objective: Overview and Presentation of the EDSP's Revised Approach to Validation

9:45 - 10:00 Break

10:00 - 11:00 EDMVAC Discussion of Assay Validation Approach

Mr. Gary Timm, OSCP, OPPTS, EPA
Dr. Les Touart
, OSCP, OPPTS, EPA

11:00 - 11:45 Presentation: The Fish Screen Assay (Tier 1) Validation Status

Dr. Les Touart, OSCP, OPPTS, EPA
Objective: Overview and Presentation of the Fish Screen Assay Validation Status

11:45 - 12:45 EDMVAC Discussion of Fish Screen Assay Validation Status (Tier 1)

Dr. Les Touart, OSCP, OPPTS, EPA
Dr. Gerald Ankley, Mid-Continent Ecology Division, NHEERL, ORD, EPA
Objective: Discuss Validation status of the Fish Screen assay

12:45 - 1:30 Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks

Dr. Gerald LeBlanc, EDMVAC Chair
Dr. Tom Osimitz,
EDMVAC Co- Chair

1:30 Adjourn


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