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  • Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomic Research Regular Research Program (R01)
    Expiration Date: September 8, 2017
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Recently Published Research

  • Single-molecule Analysis Reveals Human UV-damaged DNA-binding Protein (UV-DDB) Dimerizes on DNA Via Multiple Kinetic Intermediates
    Abstract Synopsis
    Ghodke H, Wang H, Hsieh CL, Woldemeskel S, Watkins SC, Rapic-Otrin V, Van Houten B
    May 2014
  • Retinoic Acid-related Orphan Receptor Gamma (RORgamma): A Novel Participant in the Diurnal Regulation of Hepatic Gluconeogenesis and Insulin Sensitivity
    Abstract Synopsis
    Takeda Y, Kang HS, Freudenberg J, DeGraff LM, Jothi R, Jetten AM
    May 2014

Environmental Factor

Trevor HuntNIEHS welcomes 2014 summer interns

The NIH Summer Intern Program welcomed participants with a breakfast seminar June 12. The following week, the program held a panel session on scientific career paths.

Arup Indra, Ph.D.New research sheds light on melanoma formation

NIEHS-funded researchers discovered a mechanism that causes healthy cells to transform into cancerous melanoma.

Joseph Chip HughesScience-ready — enabling public health research during disasters

More than 200 researchers, responders, and planners participated in a June workshop exploring the need for public health research during and after disasters.

Stephanie London, M.D., Dr.P.H.Large-scale analysis yields new DNA regions involved in lung function

A global consortium using GWAS reported in Nature Genetics six new loci that influence lung function, possibly leading to new therapies for lung diseases.

Leo Trasande, M.D., Ph.D.The economic costs of environmental health impacts

Leonardo Trasande, M.D., drew a full house to his Keystone lecture, discussing the economic costs of environmental chemical exposures.

NIH logoSeventeen trainees join FARE winners’ circle Story contains slideshow

When the results of the 2015 Fellows Award for Research Excellence were announced in June, 17 NIEHS trainees joined the elite group of young scientists so honored by NIH.

Serena Dudek, Ph.D.NIH scientists study brain region required for social aggression

Scientists from NIEHS and the National Institute of Mental Health were the first to show that a specific area of the brain allows animals to respond to social threats.