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Environmental Factor, October 2014

NIEHS Spotlight

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Inside the Institute

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Calendar of Upcoming Events

  • Oct 02, Rodbell Auditorium 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. — NIEHS Office of the Director seminar featuring Christopher Austin, M.D., director of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, speaking on “Catalyzing Translational Sciences”
  • Oct 06, Rodbell Auditorium 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. — Keystone Science Lecture Seminar Series presentation on “Evaluation of the Economic Impact of the NIEHS Worker Training’s Minority Worker Training Program to Improve Public Health,” by Bryan Engelhardt, Ph.D.
  • Oct 09, Rodbell Auditorium 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. — North Carolina Society of Toxicology Fall Meeting, register
  • Oct 10 (Off-site event), Environmental Hall Field Auditorium at Duke University noon–1:30 p.m. — Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program Fall 2014 Seminar Series featuring Sven-Eric Jordt, Ph.D., discussing “Counter-irritation by Menthol: Pharmacological Targets and Implications for Smoking Initiation”
  • Oct 14, Rodbell Auditorium 11:00 a.m.–noon — NIEHS Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Thomas Platts-Mills, M.D., Ph.D., on “Epidemics of Allergic Disease 1870–2010: Hay Fever, Asthma, Peanut Allergy, and Now Delayed Anaphylaxis to Red Meat”
  • Oct 14, Executive Conference Room noon–1:00 p.m. — Receptor Mechanisms Discussion Group with David Miller, Ph.D., discussing “Regulation of Blood-Brain Barrier Xenobiotic Transporter Expression by Xenobiotics”
  • Oct 21 (Off-site event), Toxicology Building, Room 2104, Centennial Campus of North Carolina State University 4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. — Environmental and Molecular Toxicology Program Seminar Series, featuring Suzanne Fenton, Ph.D., topic TBA
  • Oct 24 (Off-site event), Searle Center Lecture Hall at Duke University 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. — Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program Fall Symposium, “Low Dose Effects/Non-Monotonic Responses of Endocrine Disruptors,” register
  • Oct 27, Rodbell Auditorium 11:00 a.m.–noon — Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology Laboratory Special Seminar, “Characteristics of Function, Expression, and Modulation by Flavonoids,” by Hiroaki Yuasa, Ph.D.

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Science Notebook

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Extramural Research

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Intramural Research

Intramural papers of the month/2014/10/dir/index.htm

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