9:30–9:45 a.m.

Overview of toxicogenomics: William Greenlee, committee member, CIIT Centers for Health Research

Panel 1: Toxicogenomics communication and individual decision-making (committee member leads: Robert Griffin, Patricia Buffler)

9:45–10:15 a.m.

Speaker: Sharon Dunwoody, University of Wisconsin (Perceptual communication issues; what an individual might perceive as issues in decision making; information needs; psychological factors such as variability in perception, discuss what kinds of information are used by public in making risk decisions and risk perceptions; how info gets to public and how public reactions get back to scientists/regulatory agencies)

10:15–10:30 a.m.


10:30–11:15 a.m.

Panel Speakers (~15 minutes each): Julie Downs, Carnegie Mellon University Craig Trumbo, University of Vermont David Ropeik, Harvard University

11:15–12:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion with audience participation

12:00–1:00 p.m.

LUNCH available in basement cafeteria

Panel 2: Toxicogenomics communication and social deliberations (committee member leads: Linda Fentiman, William Greenlee)

OPEN SESSION Continued, Lecture Room

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Speaker: William Freudenburg, University of California, Santa Barbara (How to translate reality of individual risk perception to societal decision making arena; inequality issues related to access to toxicogenomic technologies and information)

1:30–2:15 pm

Panel speakers (~15 minutes each): Deirdre Lawrence, National Cancer Institute

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