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Bereman Wins American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Research Award

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Michael Bereman, Assistant Professor and Leader of the Proteomics Group within CHHE Systems Technologies Core wins prestigious American Society of Mass Spectrometry Research Award. This award bestowed upon early-stage faculty members to promote academic research in mass spectrometry.   The award comes with a $35,000 gift to Dr. Bereman’s laboratory and research initiatives.

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Bereman, CHHE Proteomics Leader Receives Instrument Grant

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Dr. Michael Bereman, Assistant Professor and Leader of the Proteomics Group within CHHE Systems Technologies Core has been awarded an instrument grant from Thermo Scientific, the industrial leader in LC MS/MS technology to develop peptide adducts assays in biological fluids, implement his system suitability protocols protocols ( to monitor performance of such assays, and the overall evaluation of instrument software design in collaboration with Thermo Scientific.   Thermo Scientific has awarded Dr. Bereman a TSQ Quantiva Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer and […]

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Fourth Environmental Health Science Cluster Hire Joins NC State and CHHE

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

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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A Collaborative Workshop on Aquatic Models and 21st Century Toxicology

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

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

Monday, November 25th, 2013

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  In the past two years, NC State has […]

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CHHE Pilot Projects 2013 Request for Proposals

Monday, October 14th, 2013

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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Environmental Health Science Cluster Hires Join NC State and CHHE

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Drs. Jane Hoppin, Michael Bereman and Cathrine Hoyo were hired as part of the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program Environmental Heath Science Cluster Hire. All three will join the new Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Sciences and all three will have a major impact on the future development and success of the Center for Human Health and the Environment. You can read more about Dr. Hoppin at and more about Dr Bereman at  Dr. Hoyo will join NC […]

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Strategic Planning Meeting for the Center for Human Health and the Environment

Friday, June 7th, 2013

When: Friday, September 6, 2013 from 8:30-1:30 (lunch will be provided) Where:  Hunt Library on Centennial Campus (The Institute for Emerging Issues Multipurpose room) We will be holding a strategic planning meeting for the upcoming NIEHS grant submission to support NCSU’s Center for Human Health and the Environment. Broad participation from current members and interested parties is encouraged. Discussions will focus on the Center’s research themes and associated facility cores.  Please plan to attend. For planning purposes, please RSVP (or direct related […]

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CHHE Participates in Fracking Summit

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

On October 2-3, 2012, the Research Triangle Environmental Health Collaborative, in partnership with the CHHE at NC State University and other agencies and organizations, sponsored a Health Summit entitled “Shale Gas Extraction Summit: Public Health Implications/Prevention”. The Summit was held at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and was attended by more than 150 individuals from count

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NCSU Hosts Agricultural Health Study Stakeholder Meeting

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

NC State University  and NC Cooperative Extension, in collaboration with the Agricultural Health Study Executive Committee, will host the 2012 North Carolina Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Stakeholder Meeting on Wednesday, August 15 at the NCSU Centennial Campus Toxicology Building in Raleigh. Dr. Wayne Buhler, Professor and Coordinator of Pesticide Safety Education in the Department of Horticultural Science and Ms. Julia Storm, Agromedicine Information Specialist in the Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology have organized this meeting of interested stakeholders in […]

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