CHHE’s mission is to understand how human health, at both the individual and population level, is impacted by environmental factors and to implement this knowledge to reduce the adverse impacts of environmental factors on human health.

Dr. Tara Nash is a recently hired CHHE proteomics expert in the CHHE Proteomics Section. Tara NashShe completed her PhD in Biochemistry from NC State in 2010 and as a post-doc researched protein kinase interacting networks in plants. Tara has extensive molecular biochemistry experience with a focus on protein purification and proteomics sample preparation and analysis. She is available to provide proteomics guidance on the design of experiments, sample collection, protein extraction, protocol development and data interpretation.  Tara will use state of the at LC MS/MS techniques to conduct both discovery and targeted proteomics experiments for CHHE members.   Tara’s office (Rm 2202D) is located in the Toxicology Building on Centennial Campus and her email is  She will work with Dr. Michael Bereman, the Leader of the CHHE Proteomic section to be provide CHHE members with expert proteomics consultation, collaboration and service.


June 9, 2016
  • GES Center hosting Dr. Paul Thomas: "Modifying the Mouse Genome Using CRISPR/CAS9 for Disease Modelling and Pest Control"

    June 9, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    David Clark Labs, Room 101

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