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David Schwartz,M.D.NIEHS Hosts Children's Environmental Health Workshop

On January 22 and 23, members of the public, grantees and adjunct specialists gathered in Rodbell Auditorium to propose new strategies for research in children's environmental health.

Chang-Yul Cha, Ph.D.DERT Success Story - Small Business Grantee Gets NIH Support

Superfund Basic Research Program (SBRP) grantee Chang-Yul Cha, Ph.D., recently received a major business development boost with an invitation to participate in the NIH Commercialization Assistance Program (CAP).

Julius Chambers, LL.D, LL.M.Civil Rights Leader Julius Chambers Speaks at MLK Event

The ice and snow on January 18th may have delayed the Main Event in the Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., scheduled for 10:00 AM, but they failed to dampen the audience's enthusiasm for Keynote Speaker Julius Chambers, LL.D., LL.M.

Summer Intern, Anirudh KotaSummer Intern Anirudh Kota to Participate in SOT Poster Session

2006 Summers of Discovery Intern Anirudh Kota has one of the best reasons ever to miss school next month.

Summer Intern, Alexandra LevittSummer Intern Alexandra Levitt is Lead Author on ATC

By Eddy Ball

Inside The Institute

Nanotechnology Seminar Series logoNew Monthly Nanotechnology Seminar Series Begins

On January 18, nearly 500 people attend the first NIEHS "Risk-e-Learning" monthly web seminar on "Nanotechnology - Applications and Implications for Superfund."

2007 AAAS Annual Meeting adNIEHS Researchers to Lead AAAS Symposium

On February 17, Health Science Administrator Jerry Heindel, Ph.D., and Laboratory of Molecular Toxicology Supervisory Biologist Retha Newbold will make presentations at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in San Francisco.

Integrating Environment and Human HealthNIEHS at Integrating Environment and Human Health Conference

NIEHS staff will travel to Washington, DC, to attend Integrating Environment and Human Health, the Seventh National Conference on Science, Policy and Environment on February 1 and 2.

Stephen B. Baylin, M.D.Upcoming Event - Distinguished Lecturer Stephen Baylin

Stephen B. Baylin, M.D., will deliver the next talk in the 2006-2007 NIEHS Distinguished Lecture Series at 11:00 AM on February 13 in Rodbell Auditorium. He will lecture on "Cancer: The Environment and the Epigenetic Interface."

UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski, Ph.DUpcoming Event - UMBC President to Speak for Black History Month

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) President Freeman Hrabowski, Ph.D., will be the featured speaker at the NIEHS Black History Month Celebration on February 20 at 10:00 AM in Rodbell Auditorium.

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Science Notebook

James Haber, Ph.D.DNA Repair Expert Delivers Distinguished Lecture

Geneticist James Haber, Ph.D., presented the most recent talk in the 2006-2007 NIEHS Distinguished Lectures series at 11:00 AM on January 9 in Rodbell Conference Center.

Ben Van Houten, Ph.D.LMG Researcher Reports on Clinical Trial of Antioxidant in Friedreich's Ataxia

At his lecture on January 10 in Rall D-350, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics Principal Investigator Ben Van Houten, Ph.D., reported on the results of his group's recent collaboration with researchers from a sister institute in a phase 2 double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial.

NIEHS logoGuest Lecturer Discusses Glia Signaling and Neurotoxicity

On January 11 in Rall F-193, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) scientist James P. O'Callaghan, Ph.D., presented a lecture jointly sponsored by the Laboratory of Pharmacology and Chemistry (LPC) and the Laboratory of Molecular Toxicology.

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