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Environmental Factor, February 2015

NIEHS Spotlight

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Inside the Institute

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Calendar of Upcoming Events

  • Feb 02, Keystone 1003AB 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. — Keystone Science Lecture Seminar Series presentation on “Identifying Cumulative Exposures to Chemicals in Pregnant Women: Nontargeted Screening of Environmental Chemicals,” by Tracey Woodruff, Ph.D.
  • Feb 03, Rodbell Auditorium 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. — Office of the Director seminar featuring Joel Tickner, Sc.D., discussing “Building a Research Agenda and Scientific Community of Practice for Chemical Alternatives Assessment”
  • Feb 05, Rodbell Auditorium 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. — NIEHS Cross-divisional Inflammation Faculty seminar and webcast on “Emerging Biomarkers of Inflammation”
  • Feb 10, Rodbell Auditorium 11:00 a.m.–noon — Distinguished Lecture Seminar Series featuring Myles Brown, M.D., on “Genetics and Epigenetics of Hormone Dependent Cancer”
  • Feb 10 (Off-site event), North Carolina State University Centennial Campus, Toxicology Building, Room 2104 4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. — Environmental and Molecular Toxicology Program Seminar by Richard Kwok, Ph.D., discussing "The NIEHS GuLF STUDY: Investigating the Potential Human Health Effects of the BP/Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill"
  • Feb 11, webinar 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. — NIEHS/EPA Children’s Center 2015 Webinar Series on “The Role of Environmental Exposure in Childhood Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, and Neurobehavioral Abnormalities,” register
  • Feb 13 (Off-site event), Duke University, Environment Hall Field Auditorium noon–1:30 p.m. — Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program Spring 2015 Seminar Series featuring Jerry Yakel, Ph.D., on the “Role of Nicotinic ACh Receptors in Hippocampal Excitability and Plasticity”
  • Feb 16–19 (Off-site event), Houston, Texas — 2015 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, register by Feb. 6
  • Feb 18–19, Rodbell Auditorium 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. — National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council meeting, webcast
  • Feb 20, Rodbell BC 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. — Keystone Science Lecture Seminar Series with Jack Gilbert, Ph.D., addressing “Adventures in our Microbial World”
  • Feb 25 (Off-site event), Duke University, 103 Bryan Research Building noon–1:00 p.m. — Regulatory Networks in Health and Disease Seminar Series with John Cidlowski, Ph.D., presenting “The heartbreak of studying glucocorticoid receptors at the NIH”
  • Mar 02–03, Rodbell Auditorium 8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m. — Institute of Medicine Roundtable on “The Interplay Between Environmental Exposures and Obesity,” register to attend in person or via webcast

View More Events: NIEHS Public Calendar

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Science Notebook

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Extramural Research

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Intramural Research

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