CSU's Farland serving on national committees
FORT COLLINS - Colorado State University's vice president for research
has been tapped to served on a couple of committees at the National
Academies of Science.
Bill Farland will serve as chair of the National Research Council
committee on Emerging Science for Environmental Health Decisions. The
committee will look at developments in toxicology, molecular biology,
bioinformatics and other fields for application toward identification
and control of environmental impacts on human health.
Additionally, Farland was named to the National Research Council's Board
on Environmental Studies and Toxicology. The committee will report on
whether certain materials are more hazardous in nano form. Examples
range from metal oxides used in sunscreens to materials produced during
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