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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Climate Justice in Rural Southeastern United States: Climate Change Impacts and Effects on Human Health

February 9, 2016 | Katy May

NC State educational researchers in the Departments of Applied Ecology and STEM Education recently published a review article exploring climate justice and human health in the Southeastern United States.  Climate justice is a movement to...

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Agricultural Pesticide Exposure and Chronic Kidney Disease: New Findings and More Questions

January 8, 2016 | Thi Duong

Researchers at NC State, NIEHS, and UNC Chapel Hill recently published the first article to link agricultural pesticide use to end stage renal disease. UNC doctoral student Jill Lebov worked with Dr. Jane Hoppin at...

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Carolyn Mattingly Named University Faculty Scholar

December 21, 2015 | Thi Duong

Carolyn Mattingly is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Co-Director of the CHHE’s Integrative Health Sciences Facility Core.  Her lab uses bioinformatics and comparative genomics approaches to understand the complex interactions...

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2016 Pilot Project Announcement – Request for Applications

December 17, 2015 | Thi Duong

The NC State University Center for Human Heath and the Environment (CHHE) is announcing its request for applications (RFA) for pilot project proposals for 2016. Applications will be due on March 10th, 2016. The CHHE...

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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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“Telomeres are Partly Shielded from Ultraviolet-Induced Damage and Proficient for Nucleotide Excision Repair of Photoproducts”

November 9, 2015 | rcsmart

North Carolina State University Researcher and CHHE Member, Hong Wang, and her colleagues at NC State and the University of Pittsburgh have found that telomeres are protected from ultraviolet (UV) light-induced DNA damage and that...

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NIEHS EHSCC Director Dr. Gary Miller Visits NC State and CHHE

November 2, 2015 | rcsmart

Dr. Gary W. Miller, Asa Griggs Candler Professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Associate Dean for Research in the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University was the speaker for the 2015...

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