Thursday's meeting announcements: Discussing pipe trade

A panel on child health and human development focusing on risks to heart disease and metabolic issues like diabetes will hold a conference call on July 1. 

A National Science Foundation task force on administrative burdens is holding a teleconference on July 8 to review recent activities. 

From July 10-12, the National Science Foundation's review panel for ocean sciences is meeting in French Polynesia to review a coral reef research project. 

On July 31, the Department of Agriculture's board on protecting plant variety is holding a meeting in Washington. 

The Food and Drug Administration and Agriculture Department are holding a meeting on August 5 to draft items for an upcoming conference on veterinary drugs in food.