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April 2006

  • The NIEHS Vendor Show will be April 3, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Rodbell Conference Room. The annual event features office and lab equipment, the latest technology and industrial advances.
  • Peter Agre, vice chancellor for Science and Technology and professor of cell biology at Duke University School of Medicine will deliver the Dr. Martin Rodbell Lecture April 6. The presentation, "Water Transport and Aquaporins: From Molecules to Medicine" will be at 2 p.m. in the Rodbell Auditorium.
  • Office of Management will offer a training class on preparing and planning foreign travel. The course, NIH Foreign Travel, will be held from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. April 10-11 in Nottingham Hall, conference room 204A. Attendance at the course requires supervisory approval and a training nomination. For more information, contact Cynthia Radford at 541-1806.
  • The Center for Women's Health Research will hold a symposium April 4-5 at the Medical Biomolecular Research Building at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill's Health Affairs Campus. Poster sessions will follow the reception on April 4, and 7th Annual Women's Health Research Day will be April 5.
  • The Diversity Council will sponsor a presentation for Clerical, Administrative, Secretarial and Technical, or CAST, employees. The presentation, which will focus on communication and professional etiquette, will be April 18 in the Rodbell Auditorium, conference room C.
  • April 20 is Earth Day and Take Your Child to Work Day at NIEHS. Both events include activities scheduled throughout the day. For more information, contact Dick Sloane at 541-2947.
  • The RTP Electronics Recycling Day for employees of companies and organizations in Research Triangle Park will be held April 26 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the old EPA building parking lot on the corner of T.W. Alexander Drive and Highway 54.
  • EPA Science Forum 2006: "Your Health, Your Environment, Your Future" will be held May 16-18 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. For more information or to register, go to www.epa.gov/scienceforum.


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