Fourth Environmental Health Science Cluster Hire Joins NC State and CHHE

Dr. Mike Cowley joined North Carolina State University in October 2014 as a Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program cluster hire in Environmental Health Science. He is a member of the interdisciplinary Center for Human Health and the Environment (CHHE), and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences. The overall goal of Dr Cowley’s work is to understand how environmental factors, such as diet, can influence our health by modulating gene activity. For example, we know that over-nutrition can lead […]

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CHHE and COS Distinguished Seminar

Dr. Linda Birnbaum, Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Toxicology Program (NTP), will speak at NC State on Sept 23rd at 10 AM. Birnbaum, the first woman to lead NIEHS and NTP, oversees federal funding for biomedical research to discover how the environment influences human health and disease. In 2010, she was elected to the Institute of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. The seminar is […]

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A Collaborative Workshop on Aquatic Models and 21st Century Toxicology

The need to screen thousands of environmental toxicants and small molecules, on human health has propelled the use of high-throughput cell-based screens to the forefront of toxicology. Yet these studies are limited by the availability of a model organism that recapitulates the development, physiology and disease processes present in humans without the burden of high maintenance costs and extensive husbandry, limited fecundity, lack of genetic diversity and societal opposition that diminish the utility of many rodent-based models currently in use. To […]

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Epigenome/Epigenetics and Environmentally-Influenced Disease Faculty Position

As one of the leading land-grant institutions in the nation, North Carolina State University is proud to announce the continuation of its Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program, a major initiative of the University’s 2011-2020 strategic plan, “The Pathway to the Future.”   NC State aims to hire forty-three faculty members in twelve research areas or “clusters” to promote interdisciplinary scholarship and the development of innovative curricula in emerging areas of strategic strength http://workthatmatters.ncsu.edu.  In the past two years, NC State has […]

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CHHE Pilot Projects 2013 Request for Proposals

The CHHE has initiated a call for pilot projects and applications will be due on November 15 2013.   The CHHE aims to enhance and integrate basic and translational research from molecules to cells to animal models to human populations using cutting-edge technologies and computational approaches to understand the impacts of environmental exposures/factors on human health.   For instructions go to the pilot project section.  This Pilot Project Program has been made possible by the contribution of funds from the Vice […]

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    • Upcoming Events

      • Events on November 4, 2014
        BRC Coffee Talk
        Starts:November 4, 2014 - 3:00 pm
        Ends: November 4, 2014 - 4:00 pm
        Location: Broughton Hall, 4th floor lounge
      • Events on November 4, 2014
        Toxicology seminar series: Mauro Calabrese, UNC CH
        Starts:November 4, 2014 - 4:00 pm
        Ends: November 4, 2014 - 5:00 pm
        Location: Toxicology Building Room 2104, Centennial Campus
      • Events on November 11, 2014
        BRC Coffee Talk
        Starts:November 11, 2014 - 3:00 pm
        Ends: November 11, 2014 - 4:00 pm
        Location: Broughton Hall, 4th floor lounge
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    • Recent News

      • Fourth Environmental Health Science Cluster Hire Joins NC State and CHHE

        Dr. Mike Cowley joined North Carolina State University in October 2014 as a Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program cluster hire in Environmental Health Science. He is a member of the interdisciplinary Center for Human Health and …
      • CHHE and COS Distinguished Seminar

        Dr. Linda Birnbaum, Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Toxicology Program (NTP), will speak at NC State on Sept 23rd at 10 AM. Birnbaum, the first woman to …
      • A Collaborative Workshop on Aquatic Models and 21st Century Toxicology

        The need to screen thousands of environmental toxicants and small molecules, on human health has propelled the use of high-throughput cell-based screens to the forefront of toxicology. Yet these studies are limited by the availability …
    • Our Initiatives

      EHS Cluster Hire

      As one of the leading land-grant institutions in the nation, North Carolina State University is proud to announce its Chancellor's Faculty Excellence Program, a cluster hire program that marks the first major initiative of the University's 2011-2020 strategic plan, "The Pathway to the Future."
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      Pilot Projects

      The Pilot Projects Program (PPP) provide an important benefit to members of the Center for Human Health and the Environment (CHHE) and a mechanism to recruit new scientists into environmental health research.
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