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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

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June 2017

Chuan He, Ph.D.
Dynamic mechanisms read and manage genetic information

Chuan He, who pioneered study of reversible chemical modifications of DNA and RNA, discussed new insights into how genetic material is read.

networking reception
Trainees explore career options at 20th annual NIEHS symposium

Nearly 400 students and trainees networked and learned about career options at the 20th Annual NIEHS Biomedical Career Symposium.

Rebecca Fry
Using cutting-edge epigenetic research to inform decision making

Rebecca Fry discussed how epigenetic research can be incorporated into risk assessments, at a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency talk.

Wade Paul
Genomics Day showcases NIEHS resources

The showcase of in-house resources for the vital study of genomes and epigenomes was anchored by a keynote presentation from Paul Wade.

Casey Warren
Public forum on alternatives to animal testing highlights next steps

A public forum sought comment on next steps in replacing animals in safety testing and featured collaborations that make progress possible.

Lisa Rider, M.D.
International myositis conference brings together researchers, patients

NIEHS scientists helped organize the 2nd Global Conference on Myositis, welcoming researchers, patients, and support groups.

Aubrey Miller, M.D.
Asian worker health group learns about U.S. disaster response research

Aubrey Miller discussed the Disaster Research Response program at an Asian occupational health conference Taiwan.

Francis Collins, M.D.,Ph.D.
New NIH approach to grant funding

On May 2, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., described an initiative regarding research grant awards.


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