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July 2014

August 2014

September 2014

October 2014

November 2014


July 2014

Title: U.S. EPA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Solicitation Webinar
Date: July 30, 2014
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT
Location: Online Webinar
Purpose:

Join us for an informational webinar on EPA’s 2014-2015 SBIR Phase I solicitation. Learn about EPA’s SBIR program, this year’s solicitation topics, and how to apply for an SBIR contract. EPA SBIR program experts will be available to answer questions during a question & answer (Q&A) session following the presentation.

A copy of the webinar presentation and Q&A will be posted at EPA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program for those that cannot attend the webinar.

Please register at the link below. Additional information about the webinar (URL, password if necessary) will be emailed to participants on July 29-30.

Objectives

  • Review topics of the solicitation
  • Learn about the federal SBIR Program and EPA’s SBIR Program
  • Learn how to apply via FedConnect
  • Review administrative, submission, eligibility and peer review concerns
  • Share frequently asked questions

Research Areas

  • Air and Climate
  • Manufacturing
  • Toxic Chemicals
  • Water
  • Building Materials
  • Food Waste
  • Homeland Security
Contact:

April Richards (Richards.April@epa.gov); 703-347-8103

Registration:

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August 2014

Title: EPA/NIEHS Children's Centers 2014 Webinar Series
Date: August 13, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EDT
Location: Webinar
Purpose:

Join us for this month's webinar: Environmental Exposures and Neurodevelopmental Health Outcomes

This webinar will discuss the role of environmental developmental outcomes and the need to sort out the complexity and dynamics of environmental exposure. The two talks will highlight work on POPs as well as episodic tobacco smoke exposures. We will look at two key areas of neurodevelopmental interest: Autism and ADHD. Mechanisms of immune response, as well as epigenetic changes will be explored. Lessons learned across these areas will be shared.

**Please send questions in advance. There is a link on the registration page Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer for your convenience.**

Featured Speakers:


The Environment and the Immune System in Autism Spectrum Disorders
University of California, Davis

Judy Van de Water, Ph.D.
Judy Van de Water, Ph.D.

What you will learn:

This presentation will cover the current research regarding the effects of persistent organic pollutants on immune function as it relates to behavior in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). It will cover the differential as well as the global effects of POPs such as BDE-49 on the immune response, and the association of this outcome with various co-morbidities associated with ASD.


Epigenetic Links Between Secondhand Smoke Exposure and ADHDs
Duke University

Susan K. Murphy, Ph.D.
Susan K. Murphy, Ph.D.

What you will learn:

This presentation will describe the NICHES Children's Center at Duke and our research efforts to investigate the relationship between tobacco smoke exposure during pregnancy and epigenetic changes in genes implicated in attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.


Discussion Moderator
University of Washington

Elaine M. Faustman, Ph.D.
Elaine M. Faustman, Ph.D.

 

Contact:

Richard Callan (callan.richard@epa.gov); 703-347-8051
Nica Louie (louie.nica@epa.gov); 703-347-8125

Registration: Register Now Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer
Additional info: Webinar Overview
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September 2014

Title: EPA/NIEHS Children's Centers 2014 Webinar Series
Date: September 10, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EDT
Location: Webinar
Purpose:

Join us for this month's webinar. The webinar features presentations and interactive discussions including recent findings and new developments in children’s environmental health.

**Please send questions in advance. There is a link on the registration page Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer for your convenience.**

Featured Speakers:

TBD

Contact:

Richard Callan (callan.richard@epa.gov); 703-347-8051
Nica Louie (louie.nica@epa.gov); 703-347-8125

Registration: Register Now Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer
Additional info: Webinar Overview
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October 2014

Title: EPA/NIEHS Children's Centers 2014 Webinar Series
Date: October 8, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EDT
Location: Webinar
Purpose:

Join us for this month's webinar. The webinar features presentations and interactive discussions including recent findings and new developments in children’s environmental health.

**Please send questions in advance. There is a link on the registration page Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer for your convenience.**

Featured Speakers:

TBD

Contact:

Richard Callan (callan.richard@epa.gov); 703-347-8051
Nica Louie (louie.nica@epa.gov); 703-347-8125

Registration: Register Now Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer
Additional info: Webinar Overview
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November 2014

Title: EPA/NIEHS Children's Centers 2014 Webinar Series
Date: November 12, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EDT
Location: Webinar
Purpose:

Join us for this month's webinar. The webinar features presentations and interactive discussions including recent findings and new developments in children’s environmental health.

**Please send questions in advance. There is a link on the registration page Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer for your convenience.**

Featured Speakers:

TBD

Contact:

Richard Callan (callan.richard@epa.gov); 703-347-8051
Nica Louie (louie.nica@epa.gov); 703-347-8125

Registration: Register Now Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer
Additional info: Webinar Overview
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Title: EPA STAR Black Carbon Progress Review Meeting
Date: November 13 - 14, 2014
Location: EPA in Research Triangle Park, Auditorium C111
and Online Webinar
Purpose:

Please join us for a STAR research progress review on research projects on black carbon, air quality, and global change. STAR grantees and EPA scientists will discuss progress on their projects on this pollutant, which contributes to human health impacts, visibility degradation, and climate change. These projects focus on various aspects of the black carbon issue, such as better accounting for its emissions, tracking its climate-relevant properties as it ages in the atmosphere, and better representing its ability to form cloud droplets.

For more details on the STAR grants, see: Black Carbon's Role in Global To Local Scale Climate and Air Quality

Contact:

Ashley Berg (berg.ashley@epa.gov); 703-347-0343

Registration:

Register Now

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