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Environmental Factor, April 2015

NIEHS Spotlight

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Inside the Institute

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Calendar of Upcoming Events

  • Apr 02, webinar 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. — U.S. Small Business Funding Opportunities for Environmental Technologies at the NIEHS Superfund Research Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and National Science Foundation, register (http://www.clu-in.org/conf/tio/register/new.cfm?date=846)  , flyer (http://www.clu-in.org/conf/tio/sbirsttr/NIEHS-SRP-EPA-NSF-FO-Webinar-flyer.pdf) 
  • Apr 03 (Offsite event), in the great hall at the Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education at Duke University 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. — Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program spring symposium, The Cancer Exposome: Innovation at the Intersection of Environmental Exposure and Disease Pathways, register (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1rlG7YtVFSwqkiAh9NZi0kENiSv2sKj8GNQ0wwb5JYl0/viewform) 
  • Apr 06, webcast 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. — 2015 National Institute for Mental Health Autism Awareness Month Special Lecture (http://videocast.nih.gov)  , with Thomas Insel, M.D.
  • Apr 08–09 (Offsite event), at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, N.C. 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. — 39th Annual University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Scientific Symposium (https://unclineberger.org/symposium)  , Personalized Medicine, the Cancer Genome Atlas, and the Future of Cancer Care, register (http://unclineberger.org/symposium/symposium/registration/) 
  • Apr 11, in the Miller-Morgan Health Sciences Building at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. — Women's Health Awareness Day 2015 (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/homePage/slideshow/april_11_2015_womens_health_awareness_day_2015_508.pdf) , sponsored by Durham Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, NCCU Department of Public Health Education, and NIEHS, register (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1WFC54w4PqshtenAdLXT2ufAGbatpRlXNbM1-RkNnmO8/formResponse) 
  • Apr 13–16 (Offsite event), at the Marriott University Park in Tucson, Arizona — 2015 joint meeting (http://www.uahealth.com/news/ua-college-pharmacy-host-national-environmental-health-sciences-meeting-april-13-16)  of NIEHS core center directors and training grant directors, hosted by the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
  • Apr 14, in Rodbell Auditorium 11:00 a.m.–noon — Distinguished Lecture by Scott Small, M.D., speaking on “Isolating Pathogenic Mechanisms Embedded Within the Hippocampal Circuit Through Regional Vulnerability”
  • Apr 14 (Offsite event), in Toxicology Building Room 2014, Centennial Campus, North Carolina State University 4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. — Kymberly Gowdy, Ph.D., presenting "Clean up and Clear Out: A Novel Role for Scavenger Receptor BI in Environmental Lung Disease"
  • Apr 22, in Rodbell Auditorium 9:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m. — Administrative Professionals Day Celebration, with Earl Suttle, Ph.D., of Leadership Success International LLC, speaking on “Increasing Your Professional and Personal Power for Better Success”
  • Apr 24 (Offsite event), at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Research Triangle Park, N.C. 7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m. — 18th Annual NIEHS Biomedical Career Symposium (http://tools.niehs.nih.gov/careerfair/#agenda)  , registration (http://tools.niehs.nih.gov/careerfair/index.cfm?do=registration.participant) 
  • Apr 27, at EPA 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. — Spring meeting (http://www.gems-nc.org/)  of the Genetic and Environmental Mutagenesis Society, register by April 20

View More Events: NIEHS Public Calendar

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Science Notebook

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Extramural Research

Extramural papers of the month/news/newsletter/2015/4/dert/index.htm

Intramural Research

Intramural papers of the month/news/newsletter/2015/4/dir/index.htm

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