Biomonitoring California Scientific Guidance Panel Meeting, July 2020

Meeting Date & Time: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 10:00am to 4:30pm


Biomonitoring California
Scientific Guidance Panel Meeting
July 14, 2020: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
This meeting will be held by webinar.

To access the webinar, follow these instructions

All times shown below are approximate and subject to change.

Logistics (~9:55)
        Marley Zalay, MPH, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA)

        Lauren Zeise, PhD, Director, OEHHA

Overview of the Meeting
        Meg Schwarzman, MD, MPH, Chair, Scientific Guidance Panel (SGP)

Program and Laboratory Updates (~10:10 am)
        Presentation: Nerissa Wu, PhD, California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
        Presentation: Jianwen She, PhD, CDPH
        Presentation: June-Soo Park, PhD, Department of Toxic Substances Control
        Panel Questions
        Public Comment
        Panel Discussion and Input

Findings from US EPA’s Non-Targeted Analysis Collaborative Trial (ENTACT) (~11:30 am)
        Presentation: Jon Sobus, PhD, Center for Computational Toxicology and Exposure,
            US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)
        Panel and Audience Questions

Multimedia Exploration of Emerging PFASs and Their Sources (~12:00 pm)
        Presentation: James McCord, PhD, Center for Environmental Measurement and Modeling, US EPA
        Panel and Audience Questions

 Lunch (~12:30 pm)

Data Science and Cheminformatics Tools to Support Exposomics and Metabolomics (~1:30 pm)
        Presentation: Dinesh Barupal, PhD, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health,
            Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
        Panel and Audience Questions

A Multi-Platform Non-Targeted Framework for Measuring the Human Exposome (~2:00 pm)
        Presentation: Doug Walker, PhD, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health,
            Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
        Panel and Audience Questions

 Break (~2:30 pm)

Chemical Suspect Screening as a New Approach to Biomonitoring: An Application
  in Firefighters and Office Workers
(~2:45 pm)
     Presentation: Rachel Morello-Frosch, PhD, UC Berkeley
     Panel and Audience Questions

Afternoon Discussion Session (~3:15 pm)

     Background document: Selected references on non-targeted analysis (NTA)
     Background document: Biomonitoring California mock packet for NTA results return

     Discussion - Panel, Guest Speakers, and Audience
     Summary of Input and Action Items

Open Public Comment (~4:20 pm)

Wrap-up and Adjournment (~4:30 pm)


Webinar Instructions

This meeting will be held via GoToWebinar.   Please be sure to join the webinar at least 5 minutes before the 10:00 am meeting start time. You can register as an attendee at this link: 

To register, you will be required to provide a valid email address and a name. Note that you do not have to enter your actual name; for example, you could instead use initials. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

If you are a speaker or SGP member, please do not register using this link. You will receive your own link for joining the webinar.

Meeting Participation and Comment

The order of items on the agenda is subject to change at the discretion of the Chair.

Members of the public and representatives of organizations are invited to participate in the SGP meeting via the webinar. To ensure that the meeting proceeds on schedule and all commenters have the opportunity to speak, public comments may be subject to time limits. Comments on an agenda item can be submitted through the webinar platform during the meeting, or sent to

If you have written materials about an agenda item that you would like to submit, please send an electronic copy to Relevant materials will be distributed to the SGP.

Biomonitoring California complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by ensuring that the facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities, and by providing this notice and information in alternative formats when requested. If you have special accommodation or language needs, please contact the program by calling (510) 622‑3149 or by sending an e-mail to TTY/TDD/Speech-to-Speech users may dial 7-1-1 for the California Relay Service. It is requested, but not required, that you contact us at least five days before the meeting so we can ensure that the necessary staff or equipment will be available for you at the meeting.

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