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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 /2015/10/dert/index.htm

Intramural Research

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

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