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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Asbestos Workshop

Description of Collaborative Activity:

This meeting will include discussion of nomenclature and characterization of asbestos-like materials, giving us the perfect opportunity to establish an interdisciplinary discussion regarding the characteristics of mineral fibers that cause disease. The overall combined conference is planned to take place on September, 2016, at Lister Hill Auditorium in Washington, DC. The working title for the 1.5-day NIOSH workshop is, “Elongate Mineral Fiber Terminology and Characterization”.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Meeting/ Workshop

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