Environmental Factor, July 2006, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Elias Zerhouni, Director of the National Institutes of Health addressed the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council and NIEHS staff on June 1.
Former NIEHS postdoctoral fellow Juliette Bell, is the new Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Fayetteville State University (FSU).
Tonia Hermon, a Ph.D. candidate in the NIEHS Laboratory of Experimental Pathology, set the bar high when she won an Honorable Mention for her very first scientific presentation.
The NIEHS/NTA Career Fair, held April 28 at the Sigma Xi Center in Research Triangle Park, gathered approximately 280 people to learn about science careers and to network with professionals from academic, clinical research, and industrial environments.
NIEHS celebrated its annual Health and Fitness Week May 22-25 with an expanded array of activities thanks to a dedicated planning committee and group of volunteers.
May 2006 marked the first anniversary of the Disability Advocacy Committee (DAC) and a year of remarkable accomplishments in disability education and accessibility at the NIEHS.
Inside The Institute
June 2 marked the end of Shirley Isenhour's long career as a dedicated public servant.
Sixteen members of the NIEHS family were presented with the Health and Human Service' Secretary's Award for Distinguished Service as part of a group award "for dedicated support to the health and safety of victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita along the Gulf Coast."
Lyn Miller Wancket, a recent graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, was featured in the June edition of the Newsletter for the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP).
The NIEHS Science Education Committee (SEC) recently launched a web page to inform NIEHS employees of the committee's activities and available opportunities
Mike Humble of the Cellular, Organs and Systems Pathobiology Branch in DERT presented a new program for concept clearance at the June 1 meeting of the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council.
Andrea Bourdelais of the University of North Carolina Wilmington won the Jack L. Beal award for the best paper by a young investigator in the Journal of Natural Products in 2005.
Research debuted at the 2006 Experimental Biology Meeting in April described the cardiovascular benefits of cinnamon and cloves in diabetics.
Estrogenic Compound in Plastic Linked to Prostate Cancer
Gene Polymorphism Associated with Coronary Heart Disease Risk