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Networks for Characterizing Chemical Life Cycle (NCCLC) and Networks for Sustainable Molecular Design and Synthesis (NSMDS) 2014 Grantees Meeting

June 23-24, 2014
EPA Potomac Yards South Conference Center

Agenda

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Day 1

8:00 – 8:20 a.m.

Welcome
James H. Johnson, Jr., Ph.D. Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer, Director, National Center for Environmental Research, 
Office of Research and Development, U.S. EPA

8:20 – 8:40 a.m.

Life Cycle and Green Chemistry—EPA Research Perspective
Tina Bahadori, Sc.D. Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer, National Program Director, Chemical Safety for Sustainability Research Program, U.S. EPA

8:40 – 9:00 a.m.

NSF Chemistry Division Perspective on Sustainability and Collaboration
Tanja Pietrass, Ph.D. Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer, Deputy Division Director, National Science Foundation (NSF), 
Division of Chemistry

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.

Charge to Investigators
TBD

9:15 – 10:00 a.m.

NSMDS: Computational Design and Synthetic Exploitation of Earth-Abundant-
Sourced Photocatalysis for C-X ActivationColorado State University

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Questions and Answers

10:15 – 10:20 a.m.

Logistics and Charge

10:20 – 10:45 a.m.

COFFEE BREAK

10:45 – 11:30 a.m.

NSMDS: Molecular Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Green Glycolipid 
Surfactants
University of Arizona

11:30 – 11:45 a.m.

Questions and Answers

11:45 – 1:00 p.m. 

LUNCH BREAK

1:00 – 1:45 p.m. 

NSDMS: Sustainable Chemical Innovations by an Integrated Design Approach
University of Kansas

1:45 – 2:00 p.m.

Questions and Answers

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.

NSMDS: Improving Material Safety Through the Minimization of Oxidative 
Stress Potential—A Mechanistic Understanding of ROS Generation in In Vitro and In Vivo Systems
Yale University

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.

Questions and Answers

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

COFFEE BREAK

3:30 – 4:15 p.m.

NCCLC: Life Cycle of Nanomaterials (LCnano)
Arizona State University

4:15 – 4:30 p.m.

Questions and Answers

4:30 – 5:15 p.m.

NCCLC: Network for Rapid Assessment of Chemical Life Cycle Impact
University of California, Santa Barbara

5:15 – 5:30 p.m.

Questions and Answers

5:30 p.m.

Adjournment

Day 2

8:30 – 8:40 a.m.

Introductory Remarks
Carol Bessel, Ph.D., Program Director and Team Lead, Chemical Synthesis Program, Division of Chemistry, NSF

8:40 – 9:00 a.m.

Overview of EPA Chemical Safety for Sustainability (CSS) Intramural Research on Sustainable Chemistry
Caroline Stevens, Ph.D.

9:00 – 9:20 a.m.

Overview of EPA CSS Intramural Research on Life Cycle and Human Exposure Modeling
Kent Thomas, Ph.D.

9:20 – 9:40 a.m.

Research Projects on LC/HEM and Collaborative Opportunities
David Meyer, Ph.D.

9:40 – 9:55 a.m.

Perspectives on Collaborative Research Opportunities with EPA
Jennifer McLain, Ph.D., Office of Pesticide Programs, Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances (OPPTS), U.S. EPA

9:55 – 10:10 a.m.

Perspectives on Collaborative Research Opportunities with EPA
David Widawsky, Ph.D., Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, OPPTS, U.S. EPA

10:10 – 10:25 a.m.

Questions and Answers

10:25 – 10:40 a.m.

BREAK

10:40 – 12:10 p.m.

Challenges and Opportunities
Please provide information about challenges encountered and ideas about potential new collaborations.

10:40 – 10:55 a.m.

NCCLC: 
University of California, Santa Barbara – Download abstract Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

10:55 – 11:20 a.m. 

NCCLC:
Arizona State University – Download abstract Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

11:10 – 11:35 a.m.

NSMDS:
Yale University – Download abstract Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

11:25 – 11:40 a.m.

NSMDS:
University of Kansas – Download abstract Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

11:40 – 11:55 a.m.

NSMDS:
University of Arizona – Download abstract Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

11:55 – 12:10 p.m.

NSMDS:
Colorado State University – Download abstract Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

12:10 – 12:40 p.m.

Final Remarks and Conclusions from EPA and NSF

12:40 p.m.

Adjournment

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