NIEHS leadership welcomed representatives of the French national health and medical research institute Inserm June 27 and heard a presentation by them.
Nearly 100 attendees gathered at NIEHS July 16-17 for the Environmental Justice Stakeholders Implementation Meeting.
Trainees took center stage at a meeting of grantees and participants in the Human Genes and the Environment Research Training Program July 9 at NIEHS.
Heather King, Ph.D., a former fellow in the Laboratory of Structural Biology at NIEHS, made a move in June to start her new career as an environmental writer.
NTP visiting fellow Xiaohua Gao, M.D., Ph.D., was recognized by the Society of Toxicologic Pathology at its 31st Annual Symposium June 24-28 in Boston.
Researchers can now access a wealth of information at the Nanomaterial Registry, launched this summer by RTI International and funded in part by NIEHS.
The NIEHS-funded Superfund Program has released a 10-minute video that outlines important information about mercury in seafood for consumers.
Three talented Superfund Research Program trainees received the 2012 K.C. Donnelly Externship Award Supplement.
If Research Triangle Park planners have their way, more retail, residential, hotel, and educational facilities may make RTP bustle after hours, as well as during the day.
Unlike far too many college seniors facing a tough economy, NIEHS intern Yasmin Crespo-Mejias knows exactly where she’ll be after she graduates next spring.
Inside the Institute
NIH observed Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month June 29 with a panel discussion in Lipsett Auditorium on its Bethesda, Md., campus.
The 2012 campaign at NIEHS opened June 27, with a challenge from NIEHS/NTP Director Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., to “Beat Your Best.”
College students involved in a summer program housed at Duke University enjoyed something a little different during their tour of NIEHS July 17.
Calendar of Upcoming Events
Aug 03, Rodbell A 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. — Laboratory of Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology Seminar Series, featuring Evan Simpson, Ph.D., presenting “A Tale of Disregulated Metabolism and Inflammation”
Aug 03, Rall F193 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. — Special Scientific Seminar, “Compartmentalized Signaling and Tumorigenesis: Insights from Intersectin,” by John O’Bryan, Ph.D.
Aug 07, Rodbell Auditorium 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. — Office of the Director Seminar, featuring Alan Guttmacher, M.D.
Aug 07, Executive Conference Room 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. — Receptor Mechanisms Discussion Group with Sue Fenton, Ph.D., discussing "Mammary Gland as a Sensitive Target Tissue for Endocrine Disruption"
Aug 08, Webinar 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. — PEPH Webinar, “Science-based Decision Making,” speakers TBA, registration (https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/525641586)
Aug 22, Rall D350 9:45 a.m.–11:00 a.m. — Pulmonary inflammation seminar, featuring Hong Wei Chu, M.D.
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NIEHS held its sixth annual Outstanding New Environmental Scientist award symposium July 10-11 to highlight a group of especially promising young researchers.
A new study by NIEHS researchers demonstrates the role of nuclear receptors in regulating the body’s circadian rhythm and metabolic genes.
For several participants, the Outstanding New Environmental Scientist awardees meeting July 10-11 at NIEHS also meant a visit to their postdoctoral alma mater.
NIEHS staff scientist Elena Braithwaite, Ph.D., is the latest Institute scientist to earn a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology certification.
University of California, Davis professor Jodi Nunnari, Ph.D., communicated her enthusiasm for mitochondrial biology in a captivating seminar June 25 at NIEHS.
A new study co-funded by NIEHS suggests that women can significantly reduce their risk of breast cancer later in life by being physically active before or after menopause.
ONES awardee Laura Niedernhofer, M.D., Ph.D., stayed an additional day beyond the grantees’ annual meeting to discuss her research in mouse models of accelerated aging
Expectations were high, as dozens of students gathered in Rodbell Auditorium for a series of seminars to complement their lab work in the NIH Summer Internship Program.
A team of NIEHS-funded researchers applied innovative technologies to discover a step-wise process in the mechanisms of cell defense against toxic chemicals.
A new study funded by the NIEHS Superfund Research Program describes a novel mechanism for treating the chronic neuropathic pain associated with diabetes.
This month’s feature stories in Environmental Health Perspectives tackle the timely issues of ultraviolet radiation exposure and emotion-based judgments about science
An innovative program is now accepting early registrations for a free workshop exploring human genomic plasticity Oct. 4-5 in Washington, D.C.
Extramural papers of the month/news/newsletter/2012/8/dert/index.htm
- Naphthalene exposure in children
- Inhalation of nanoparticles from cosmetics
- Transgenerational effects from BPA exposure
- Prenatal butylbenzyl phthalate and eczema
Intramural papers of the month/news/newsletter/2012/8/dir/index.htm
- Agricultural Health Study examines fungal sensitization in farmers
- DNA polymerase zeta directly promotes somatic hypermutation in B lymphocytes
- SIRT1 regulates hepatic bile acid homeostasis
- NRF2 regulates retinoid X receptor alpha