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Chris Portier, Ph.D.NIEHS Introduces Innovative Weekly Lecture Series

On March 9, NIEHS launched its newest lecture program with the first talk in the Frontiers in Environmental Sciences (FES) series in Rodbell Auditorium.

Michael Alavanja, Ph.D.Epidemiology Branch Hosts Annual Advisory Meeting

On February 22 and 23, the NIEHS Epidemiology Branch convened the 14th annual meeting of the Agricultural Health Study

Marc HollanderNIEHS Welcomes Aspiring Environmental Stewards

Rodbell Auditorium took on a more "Old North State" flavor than usual on March 8 as NIEHS hosted the 2007 N. C. Environmental Stewardship Initiative

Amy Inselman, Ph.D.Institute in Top Ten for Postdocs

The Scientist, a magazine focused on the life sciences, announced this month that NIEHS has again ranked high in the publication's annual "Best Places to Work for Postdocs" survey.

Gerard RomanN. C. Association for Biomedical Research Holds Teacher Workshop

The North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR) held its "Rx for Science Literacy AgOdyssey" professional development workshop on February 28 in Rodbell Auditorium 101-A&B.

Alfiee Breland-Noble, Ph.D.Panel on Depression Wraps BIG Black History Month Observances

In conjunction with the NIEHS Office of Clinical Research, the Research Triangle Park Chapter of Blacks in Government (BIG) presented "Addressing the Silent Crisis of Depression," a panel discussion that provided information on the impact of depression on the African-American community.

Alice Huang, Ph.D.Spirit Lecturer Urges Women to Keep Striving

The NIEHS Diversity Council welcomed to the podium the sixth speaker in its series of annual Spirit Lectures on March 20 in Rodbell Auditorium.

Inside The Institute

Inoue Kaoru, Ph.D.Japanese Student Delegation Visits NIEHS

As part of a cooperative effort by NIEHS and the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM), on March 14 the Institute welcomed a group of high school students from Iwate, Japan.

Cover of booklet for Work, Learn, Discover"Work, Learn, Discover" Wins Plain Language Award

On April 17, six NIEHS employees will be recognized at the Seventh Annual Plain Language Award ceremony for their ability to write clearly and concisely.

Mayumi CaseKi Aikido Instructor Demonstrates Mind-Body Synergy

As part of NIEHS Women's History Month celebration, on March 21 in Rodbell Auditorium third-degree black belt Mayumi Case gave a demonstration and talk on "Self-Empowerment for Women Using Mind/Body Coordination."

Screenshot of Kidville NewsSharon Finds New Fans

Soon a new audience of children and parents will have a chance to be charmed by Sharon Finds the Environment.

NIEHS logoRemembering Colleagues

Nutritionist and toxicologist Frank Kari died on March 13 from cancer after a period of declining health.

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Science Notebook

Peter Jones, Ph.D.USC Specialist Discusses Epigenetic Therapy

The latest talk in the NIEHS 2006-2007 Distinguished Lecture series on March 13 featured University of Southern California (USC) Distinguished Professor of Urology Peter Jones, Ph.D. Jones is director of the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center in the Kirk School of Medicine and holds the H.

Matthew Meselson, Ph.D.Biologist Explores Reasons for Sexual Reproduction

Biologist Matthew Meselson, Ph.D., addressed the question "Why Does Sexual Reproduction Exist?" during a March 9 talk in Rodbell Auditorium.

Tyrone Hayes, Ph.D.Amphibian Specialist Challenges EPA and Pesticide Manufacturers

On the afternoon of March 7, NIEHS scientists packed Rodbell C to hear a talk by biologist Tyrone Hayes, Ph.D. Hayes is a professor in the Department of Integrative Biology at the University of California - Berkley.

Max Costa, Ph.D.NYU Environmental Scientist Outlines Nickel's Epigenetic Effects

NIEHS scientists filled Rall F-193 on March 1 to hear a talk by guest lecturer Max Costa, Ph.D., on "Epigenetic Mechanisms of Nickel Carcinogenesis." Costa is a professor and chairman of the Department of Environmental Medicine and professor of Pharmacology at New York University School of Medicine.

C. David Allis, Ph.D.Upcoming Distinguished Lecturer

C. David Allis, Ph.D. will deliver the next talk in the 2006-2007 NIEHS Distinguished Lecture Series at 2:00 p.m. on April 10 in Rodbell Auditorium.

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