Biomonitoring California Scientific Guidance Panel Meeting, March 2016


Biomonitoring California
Scientific Guidance Panel Meeting
Cal/EPA Building, Byron Sher Auditorium, 2nd Floor 1001 I Street, Sacramento
March 3, 2016: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
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        Lauren Zeise, Ph.D., Acting Director, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA)

Overview of the Meeting
        Asa Bradman, Ph.D., Chair, Scientific Guidance Panel (SGP)
Introduction to Morning Session, Dr. Bradman, SGP Chair
         New Results for 1-Nitropyrene Metabolites in Children and Underground Miners
            Presentation:     Chris Simpson, Ph.D., Professor, University of Washington
            Panel Questions
        Urinary Metabolites of 1-Nitropyrene in US-Mexico Border Residents
            Presentation:     Vanessa Galaviz, Ph.D., M.P.H., Associate Public Health Scientist, Office
                                          of the Secretary, California Environmental Protection Agency
            Panel Questions
        Repeated Measurements of PAH Metabolites in Women–Initial results from a sub-study for
                Women's Health and the Environment (WHE)           
            Presentation:     Ulrike Luderer, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Center for Occupational and
                                          Environmental Health, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine
            Panel Questions
Morning Session Discussion

        Background Documents:
                >>  List of Selected References for Morning Session
                >>  Summary of November 2014 SGP Meeting (with session on diesel exhaust exposure)

        Panel and Guest Speaker Discussion
        Public Comment
        Wrap up

Laboratory Updates
        Presentation:       Jianwen She, Ph.D., California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
        Presentation:       Myrto Petreas, Ph.D., M.P.H., Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)
        Panel Questions
        Public Comment
        Panel Discussion
Program Update
        Presentation:       Michael DiBartolomeis, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., CDPH
        Panel Questions
        Public Comment
        Panel Discussion
Open Public Comment Period

Wrap-up and Adjournment


Meeting Participation and Comment

Members of the public and representatives of organizations are invited to participate in the SGP meeting in person or via webinar.  Public comments may be subject to time limits.  Comments on an agenda item can also be sent to

If you would like to submit materials relevant to an agenda topic, send a copy to or by mail to Biomonitoring California (c/o OEHHA, 1515 Clay St, 16th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612).  Relevant materials will be made available to the SGP.

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