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Environmental Factor, October 2015

NIEHS Spotlight

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Inside the Institute

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Calendar of Upcoming Events

  • Oct 02 (Off-site event), Duke University Environmental Hall noon–1:20 p.m. — Duke University Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program (ITEHP) Fall 2015 Seminar Series presents Vanessa Fitsanakis, Ph.D., from King University, discussing “C. elegans Treated With the Glyphosate-containing Herbicide TouchDown Show Mitochondrial Inhibition and Elevated ROS”
  • Oct 07, webinar 11:00 a.m.–noon — The NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods and the Environmental Protection Agency sponsoring “In Vitro to In Vivo Extrapolation for High Throughput Prioritization and Decision Making,” register by Oct. 5.
  • Oct 09 (Off-site event), Duke University Environmental Hall noon–1:20 p.m. — ITEHP Fall 2015 Seminar Series with John Rawls, Ph.D., from Duke University, exploring “Zebrafish Models for Studying Developmental and Environmental Regulation of Energy Balance”
  • Oct 16 (Off-site event), location and time TBA, noon–1:20 p.m. — ITEHP Fall 2015 Seminar Series features Christopher Ward, from Duke University, discussing “Microbial Community Responses to Natural and Anthropogenic Disturbances in Aquatic Systems”
  • Oct 19 (Off-site event), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland 9:00 a.m.–3:50 p.m. — NIH Digital Summit, “ Optimizing Digital to Reach Patients, Scientists, Clinicians, and the Public
  • Oct 23 (Off-site event), Duke University Environmental Hall noon–1:20 p.m. — ITEHP Fall 2015 Seminar Series presentation on “Early-life Exposure to Organophosphate Flame Retardants (OPFRs) Alters Behavior in Zebrafish: A Comparison With Organophosphate Pesticides,” by Anthony Oliveri from Duke University
  • Oct 28 (Off-site event), North Carolina Biotechnology Center 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. — Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society fall meeting, “The Impact of Environmental Exposures on Genomic Health Across Generations”
  • Oct 28–29 (Off-site event), Grand Hyatt Washington, Washington, D.C. — NIEHS/EPA Children’s Centers annual meeting, register by Oct. 9
  • Oct 29, Keystone 1003 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. — Biomolecular Screening Branch seminar featuring Carole Yauk, Ph.D., from Health Canada and Carleton University, discussing “Towards Implementing Toxicogenomics in Human Health Risk Assessment: Advances in the Application of Benchmark Dose Modeling”
  • Oct 29, Rodbell Auditorium noon–4:30 p.m. — North Carolina Society of Toxicology fall meeting, “Mouse vs. Man: Where the Differences and Similarities Lie in Today’s Toxicological Research,” registration required
  • Oct 30 (Off-site event), Duke University Environmental Hall noon–1:20 p.m. — ITEHP Fall 2015 Seminar, “Mechanisms and Consequences of Evolutionary Adaptation to Polluted Environments: Lessons Learned From PAH-resistant Atlantic Killifish Fundulus heteroclitus,” by Nishad Jayasundara, Ph.D., of Duke University

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Science Notebook

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Extramural Research

Extramural papers of the month/news/newsletter/2015/10/dert/index.htm

Intramural Research

Intramural papers of the month/news/newsletter/2015/10/dir/index.htm

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