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Developing a Long-Term Strategy for Low-Dose Radiation Research
July 21, 2021 @ 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
You are invited to attend the first public meeting of the committee on Developing a Long-Term Strategy for Low-Dose Radiation Research in the United States. At the first meeting, the provisional committee of experts will hear about the sponsoring agency’s perspectives on the study.
Attendance is open and free to the public.
attend the first public session of a new study that will develop a long-term strategy for low-dose radiation research in the United States. This study will help define the health and safety issues that need to be guided by an improved understanding of low dose rate radiation health effects and recommend a long-term strategic and prioritized research agenda to address scientific research goals. The study will also address coordination between federal agencies and other national and international low dose radiation research projects and programs.
At the first meeting, the provisional committee of experts (view biosketches here) will hear about the sponsoring agency’s perspectives on the study.
Public comments are welcome. If you have questions, please contact Darlene Gros at NRSB@nas.edu. Online connection information will be emailed to you after registering.
1:45 pm – 1:55 pm Open Public Session. Introducing the Provisional Committee and its Task
Joe Gray, Provisional Committee Chair
1:55 pm – 2:15 pm Views and Perspectives from the Department of Energy
Todd Anderson, Director, Biological Systems Science Division, Office of Biological and Environmental Research, DOE-Office of Science
2:15 pm – 2:35 pm Q&A with the Provisional Committee and Staff
Moderated by Joe Gray, Provisional Committee Chair
2:35 pm – 3:00 pm Remarks from Congressional Staff ; Q&A with the Provisional Committee and Staff
3:00 pm Adjourn