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Elias Zerhouni, Director of the National Institutes of HealthNIH Director Speaks on Budget Concerns

Elias Zerhouni, Director of the National Institutes of Health addressed the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council and NIEHS staff on June 1.

Former NIEHS postdoctoral fellow Juliette BellJuliette Bell named Provost and Vice Chancellor at Fayetteville State University

Former NIEHS postdoctoral fellow Juliette Bell, is the new Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Fayetteville State University (FSU).

Tonia Hermon, Ph.D.Hermon Wins Honorable Mention for Poster Presentation

Tonia Hermon, a Ph.D. candidate in the NIEHS Laboratory of Experimental Pathology, set the bar high when she won an Honorable Mention for her very first scientific presentation.

Michael RanneyPostdocs Focus on their Futures at the 9th Annual NIEHS/NTA Career Fair

The NIEHS/NTA Career Fair, held April 28 at the Sigma Xi Center in Research Triangle Park, gathered approximately 280 people to learn about science careers and to network with professionals from academic, clinical research, and industrial environments.

Terry Wells, a contractor with Johnson Controls2006 Health and Fitness Week Activities

NIEHS celebrated its annual Health and Fitness Week May 22-25 with an expanded array of activities thanks to a dedicated planning committee and group of volunteers.

Gary Morin, Program Analyst and Section 508 Coordinator for NIHNIEHS Celebrates the First Anniversary of the Disability Advocacy Committee

May 2006 marked the first anniversary of the Disability Advocacy Committee (DAC) and a year of remarkable accomplishments in disability education and accessibility at the NIEHS.

Inside The Institute

Shirley IsenhourShirley Isenhour Retires after 32 Years of Government Service

June 2 marked the end of Shirley Isenhour's long career as a dedicated public servant.

NIEHS logoNIEHS Staff win 2005 Secretary's Award for Distinguished Service

Sixteen members of the NIEHS family were presented with the Health and Human Service' Secretary's Award for Distinguished Service as part of a group award "for dedicated support to the health and safety of victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita along the Gulf Coast."

NIEHS logoFormer Pathology Intern Thanks NIEHS for Research Opportunity

Lyn Miller Wancket, a recent graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, was featured in the June edition of the Newsletter for the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP).

NIEHS logoNIEHS Science Education Committee has Volunteer Opportunities

The NIEHS Science Education Committee (SEC) recently launched a web page to inform NIEHS employees of the committee's activities and available opportunities

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Science Notebook

NIEHS logoSTEERing Students into the Environmental Health Sciences

Mike Humble of the Cellular, Organs and Systems Pathobiology Branch in DERT presented a new program for concept clearance at the June 1 meeting of the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council.

Andrea BourdelaisYoung Investigator Wins Award

Andrea Bourdelais of the University of North Carolina Wilmington won the Jack L. Beal award for the best paper by a young investigator in the Journal of Natural Products in 2005.

Heping CaoFormer NIEHS Post-Doc Heping Cao Featured in Medical News Today

Research debuted at the 2006 Experimental Biology Meeting in April described the cardiovascular benefits of cinnamon and cloves in diabetics.

NIEHS logoDERT Papers of the Month

Estrogenic Compound in Plastic Linked to Prostate Cancer

NIEHS logoDIR Papers of the Month

Gene Polymorphism Associated with Coronary Heart Disease Risk