Toxic Metals – From Exposures and Model Systems to Human Populations

January 2, 2017 | Jackie

First Annual CHHE Science Symposium When: Thursday, February 16, 2017 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Where: Duke Energy Hall Rm 2110A/B James B. Hunt Jr. Library North Carolina State University Dr. Linda Birnbaum, Director of...

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NIH Grants Received by CHHE Members in 2016

January 1, 2017 | Jackie

Congratulations to our CHHE members that received NIH grants in 2016! 2/2016-1/2018 NIEHS-5R21ES025374-01A1 Environmental Pesticide Exposure and Respiratory Outcomes in Women and Children Co-PI’s J.A. Hoppin and B. VanWendeldeJoode, Co-I’s A. Mora, B. Reich, C....

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2016 Fall Pilot Project Awards

December 16, 2016 | Jackie

Project 201609 Title: Investigating the Interplay between Genetic and Environmental Mechanisms Underlying Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Etiology PI: Michael S. Bereman, Dept. of Biological Sciences, NCSU Co-I: Carolyn Mattingly, Dept of Biological Sciences, NCSU Co-I: Debra...

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Database Helps Researchers Connect Exposures to Health Effects, Compare Diseases for Treatment

October 4, 2016 | Jackie

Two new studies from a group at North Carolina State University give researchers new strategies for connecting environmental exposures to human health effects. The Comparative Toxicogenomics Database (CTD) is a public database that manually curates...

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Research Leadership Academy

September 14, 2016 | Jackie

Congratulations to Chris McGahan and Trudy Mackay who were recently elected to NC State’s Research Leadership Academy! The Research Leadership Academy was established in FY2016 to promote a culture of research leadership at NC State....

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Katy May appointed Interim Director for the COEC

August 31, 2016 | Jackie

Katy has spent the last year as COEC Project Coordinator, under the supervision of Catherine LePrevost. Although Catherine had to return to her teaching duties in the Department of Applied Ecology, she was instrumental in...

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CHHE Fall 2016 Call for Pilot Project Proposals

August 24, 2016 | Jackie

The NC State University Center for Human Heath and the Environment (CHHE) is announcing a new request for applications (RFA) for pilot project proposals for Fall of 2016. The overarching objective of the Center for Human...

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2016 Spring Pilot Project Awards

June 17, 2016 | Jackie

Project 201601 Title: Behavior and specific gene alterations after prenatal exposure to arsenic PI: Zuzana Drobna, Dept. of Biological Sciences, NCSU Project 201602 Title: Mechanisms of nanoparticle endocytosis and the subsequent effects on extracellular matrix...

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Dr. Tara Nash recently hired as CHHE proteomics expert

May 13, 2016 | Jackie

Dr. Tara Nash is a recently hired CHHE proteomics expert in the CHHE Proteomics Section. She completed her PhD in Biochemistry from NC State in 2010 and as a post-doc researched protein kinase interacting networks...

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Special Seminar Announcement: November 17, 2015 “The p53 Tumor Suppressor Pathway”

November 10, 2015 | Jackie

Guillermina “Gigi” Lozano is known worldwide for her research on the regulation of the p53 tumor suppressor pathway. Inactivation of p53 by mutation is a critical event in cancer and p53 is mutated in more...

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