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Calendar of Upcoming Events
Apr 02, webinar 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. — U.S. Small Business Funding Opportunities for Environmental Technologies at the NIEHS Superfund Research Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and National Science Foundation, register, flyer
Apr 03, in the great hall at the Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education at Duke University 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. — Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program spring symposium, The Cancer Exposome: Innovation at the Intersection of Environmental Exposure and Disease Pathways.
Apr 06, webcast 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. — 2015 National Institute for Mental Health Autism Awareness Month Special Lecture, with Thomas Insel, M.D.
Apr 08–09, at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, N.C. 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. — 39th Annual University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Scientific Symposium, Personalized Medicine, the Cancer Genome Atlas, and the Future of Cancer Care, register
Apr 11, in the Miller-Morgan Health Sciences Building at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. — Women's Health Awareness Day 2015, sponsored by Durham Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, NCCU Department of Public Health Education, and NIEHS
Apr 13–16, at the Marriott University Park in Tucson, Arizona — 2015 joint meeting of NIEHS core center directors and training grant directors, hosted by the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
Apr 14, in Rodbell Auditorium 11:00 a.m.–noon — Distinguished Lecture by Scott Small, M.D., speaking on “Isolating Pathogenic Mechanisms Embedded Within the Hippocampal Circuit Through Regional Vulnerability”
Apr 14 (Off-site event), in Toxicology Building Room 2014, Centennial Campus, North Carolina State University 4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. — Kymberly Gowdy, Ph.D., presenting "Clean up and Clear Out: A Novel Role for Scavenger Receptor BI in Environmental Lung Disease"
Apr 22, in Rodbell Auditorium 9:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m. — Administrative Professionals Day Celebration, with Earl Suttle, Ph.D., of Leadership Success International LLC, speaking on “Increasing Your Professional and Personal Power for Better Success”
Apr 24 (Off-site event), at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Research Triangle Park, N.C. 7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m. — 18th Annual NIEHS Biomedical Career Symposium, registration
Apr 27, at EPA 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. — Spring meeting of the Genetic and Environmental Mutagenesis Society, to register contact Stephanie L. Smith-Roe by April 20
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Extramural papers of the month/2015/4/dert/index.htm
- Roadmap epigenomics program maps more than 100 types of cells and tissues
- Pesticide exposure linked with ADHD behaviors in mice and people
- Mercury may be linked with autoimmune disorders
- Parental smoking during pregnancy linked with later diabetes in children
Intramural papers of the month/2015/4/dir/index.htm
- Sensitive tool to track replication enzymology
- A Notch or two in ozone susceptibility
- Plasma antioxidants are not feasible biomarkers of endotoxin-induced oxidative damage
- Poly beta and FEN1 perform a complementation role in APTX-deficient cells