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Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Alumni

Award Year Name Institution Title
2018 Colacino, Justin A. University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Altered Hippocampal Neurogenesis and Cognition Via Maneb-mediated Changes in the Thiol Redox Proteome
2017 Roede, James R. University of Colorado, Denver Altered Hippocampal Neurogenesis and Cognition Via Maneb-mediated Changes in the Thiol Redox Proteome
2015 Kelada, Samir University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gene-environment Interactions With Ozone in Experimental Asthma
2011 Aleksunes, Lauren M. Rutgers University, New Brunswick Disposition of Environmental Chemicals During Pregnancy
2015 Aluru, Neelakanteswar Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Role of De Novo DNMTs in Toxicant Induced Alterations in DNA Methylation
2009 Araujo, Jesus A. University of California, Los Angeles Effects of Particulate Air Pollution on HDL Function and Atherosclerosis
2006 Begley, Thomas J. State University of New York at Albany The Roles of Trm9 and Trna Methylation in the DNA Damage Response
2006 Bell, Michelle L. Yale University National Assessment of the Mortality and Morbidity Effects of Tropospheric Ozone
2015 Bernstein, Kara A. University of Pittsburgh Replication Fork Dynamics and Repair by Rad51 Paralogues After DNA Alkylation
2010 Bielas, Jason H. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Mechanisms of Environmental and Nuclear and Mitochondrial Mutagenesis
2009 Block, Michelle L. Virginia Commonwealth University Protein Radicals in Microglia: Environmental Mechanisms of Chronic Neurotoxicity
2006 Borchers, Michael University of Cincinnati Shared Mechanisms of Pulmonary Lymphocyte Activation by Bacteria and Toxicants
2008 Bowman, Aaron B. Vanderbilt University Gene-environment Interactions Between Manganese Exposure and Huntington Disease
2010 Brown, Jared M. University of Colorado, Denver East Carolina University
2007 Carter, A. Brent University of Iowa Lung Inflammation and Fibrosis After Asbestosis Exposure is Regulated by Rac1
2009 Chen, Yu New York University School of Medicine Genetic Susceptibilty to Cardiovascular Effects of Arsenic Exposure
2006 Cormier, Stephania Louisiana State University, Health Sciences Center Combustion Generated PM0.1 and Predisposition to Asthma
2010 Delaney, Sarah Brown University Inflammation As a Mediator of Dynamic DNA Mutations
2007 Deng, Wenbin University of California, Davis Oligodendrocytes, Glutamate Receptors, and Lead Neurotoxicity
2009 Dolinoy, Dana University of Michigan, Ann Arbor In Utero Exposure to Bisphenol A: Effects on the Fetal Epigenome
2011 Dydak, Ulrike Purdue University Neuroimaging for Early Diagnosis of Manganese Toxicity
2007 Fattman, Cheryl L. University of Pittsburgh The Role of ECSODF in Lung Repair After Silica-induces Injury
2010 Fry, Rebecca University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill In Utero Exposure to Arsenic, Links to Epigenetic Alterations and Disease
2016 Gorelick, Daniel A. University of Alabama at Birmingham Investigating Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor-cofactor Interactions That Mediate Toxicity
2011 Harper, Stacey L. Oregon State University Integrative Studies to Define Drivers of Nanomaterial Toxicity
2006 Jordt, Sven-Eric Yale University TRPA1 Channels in Sensory Neurons As Targets for Environmental Irritants
2010 He, Yu-ying University of Chicago Mechanisms of UVA-induced Skin Cancer
2008 Hollingsworth, John W. Duke University Ozone Primes Pulmonary Innate Immunity
2017 Jain, Mohit University of California, San Diego Mapping the Plasma Exposome and Its Association With Human Cardiovascular Disease
2016 La Merrill, Michele A. University of California at Davis Perinatal DDT Causes Insulin Resistance in Mice Through Impaired Thermogenesis
2015 Lu, Kun University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Functional Interaction Between the Gut Microbiome and Arsenic Exposure
2009 Luyendyk, James P. Michigan State University Mechanisms of Xenobiotic-induced Biliary Inflammation and Fibrosis
2015 Mack, William J. University of Southern California Neurotoxicity of Airborne Particles: Role of Chronic Cerebral Hypoperfusion
2016 Mazumdar, Maitreyi Boston Children's Hospital Does Arsenic Increase Risk of Neural Tube Defects in a Highly-exposed Population?
2011 Meyer, Joel N. Duke University The Role of Mitochondrial DNA Damage in Neurodegeneration
2009 Mcculloch, Scott D. North Carolina State University, Raleigh The Role of Human DNA Polymerase Eta in the Mutagenic Response to Oxidative Stress
2015 Miller, Dana L. University of Washington Mechanisms of Hydrogen-sulfide Effects on the Epigenetic Landscape
2016 Mukhopadhyay, Somshuvra University of Texas, Austin Regulation of Manganese Homeostasis and Detoxification by SLC30A10
2006 Mutlu, Gokhan M. Northwestern University, Chicago Mechanisms of Airborne Particulate Matter Induced Thrombosis
2007 Niedernhofer, Laura J. University of Pittsburgh The Contribution of DNA Interstrand Crosslinks to Aging
2007 Nurkiewicz, Timothy R. West Virginia University Remote Microvascular Dysfunction After Particulate Matter Exposure
2008 O'Neill, Marie S. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Air Pollution, Inflammation and Preterm Birth: A Mechanistic Study in Mexico City
2006 Opresko, Patricia L. University of Pittsburgh Mechanisms of Telomeric DNA Loss and Repair
2007 Patisaul, Heather B. North Carolina State University, Raleigh Endocrine Disruption of the Hypothalamic Signaling That Regulates Puberty
2011 Pierce, Brandon L. University of Chicago A Study of Telomeres in an Arsenic-exposed Bangladesh Cohort
2011 Porucznik, Christina University of Utah Peri-conceptional Biomonitoring
2008 Pi, Jingbo The Hamner Institutes Paradoxical Roles of Nrf2 Activation in Arsenic-induced Beta-cell Dysfunction
2010 Poole, Jill A. University of Nebraska Medical Center Role of Pattern Recognition Receptors in Organic Dust-induced Airway Inflammation
2007 Richardson, Jason R. Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Mechanisms of Pesticide-induced Neurobehavioral Deficits: Relevance to ADHD
2016 Rockwell, Cheryl E. Michigan State University The Role of Nrf2 in Immune Cell Polarization and Allergy
2010 Shaw, Joseph R. Indiana University, Bloomington Effects of Environmental Contamination on Gene Copy Number Variation: Molecular B
2008 Stapleton, Heather M. Duke University Children's Exposure to Flame Retardants: Effects on Thyroid Hormone Regulation
2008 Slitt, Angela L. University of Rhode Island Effect of Nutritional Status on MRP2 Expression and Biliary Excretion of Bispheno
2010 Star, Alexander University of Pittsburgh Investigations and Mitigation of Carbon Nanomaterial Toxicity
2017 Sun, Zheng Baylor College of Medicine Gender-Specific Effects of Arsenic in Diabetes
2011 Vaidya, Vishal S. Brigham and Women's Hospital Fibrinogen Signaling in Kidney Tissue Repair
2006 Zhang, Donna D. University of Arizona The Protective Role of Nrf2 in Arsenic-induced Toxicity and Carcinogenicity
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