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Calendar of Upcoming Events
May 02, Keystone 1003AB 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. — Biomolecular Screening Branch Seminar Series with Lisa Truong, Ph.D., discussing “Multi-Dimensional Rapid Throughput Screening of ToxCast Phase I and II Chemicals Using Embryonic Zebrafish”
May 05–06 (Offsite event), James B. Hunt Library at North Carolina State University 8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. — “Collaborative Workshop on Aquatic Models and 21st Century Toxicology”
May 06, Rodbell Auditorium 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. — Distinguished Lecture Series presentation on “Reprogramming Within the Pancreas and Endoderm: Biological-Therapeutic Connections,” by Christopher Wright, Ph.D.
May 06, Rall D450 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. — Receptor Mechanisms Discussion Group Seminar Series presentation on “Tissue-specific Functions of SIRT1 in HNF1alpha/FXR Signaling and Systemic Bile Acid Homeostasis,” by Xiaoling Li, Ph.D.
May 11–16 (Offsite event), Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort in Lucca, Italy — Gorden Research Conference, “Environmental Endocrine Disruptors: An Integrated Perspective From Wildlife to Human Health”
May 13–14, Rodbell Auditorium 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. — National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council meeting
May 14, Webcast 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. —
NIH Webcast, Office of Research on Women’s Health National Women's Health Week Scientific Forum
May 15, Rodbell Auditorium 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. — NIEHS Ethics Day with presentations by Kathy Hudson, Ph.D., Justina Fugh, J.D., and Meave Tooher, J.D.
May 22, Rodbell Auditorium 08:30 a.m.–05:30 p.m. — NTP Technical Reports Peer Review Meeting
May 29, Keystone 1003AB 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. — Keystone Scientific Seminar Series, featuring John Stegeman, Ph.D., speaking on “Plankton to P450: Models and Mechanisms at the Convergence of Oceans and Human Health”
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Extramural papers of the month/news/newsletter/2014/5/dert/index.htm
- Silicone wristbands as personal passive samplers
- Exposure to bisphenol A linked with early-onset prostate cancer
- Possible new autoimmune disease treatment without side effects
- Methylation in the adult mammalian brain
Intramural papers of the month/news/newsletter/2014/5/dir/index.htm
- Risk factor for lung disease in premature infants
- A fresh look at the genetics of breast cancer
- Humans with APOE4 gene more prone to inflammation
- Regulation of alternative polyadenylation is required for ESC self-renewal