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NIEHS Division of Intramural Research Special Seminar: Gad Getz, Ph.D. Cancer Genomes Analysis: Computational Challenges and Approaches. Oct 5th, 2012: 1-2pm.  Building 101 - Rodbell Auditorium
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
2012-2017 Strategic Plan: Advancing Science, Improving Health: A Plan for Environmental Health Research
October issue of Environmental Factor
Environmental Health Perspectives- October 2012- Annual Children's Health Issue: photo of two babies

New Grants

  • Environmental Influences on the Microbiome (R21)(RFA-ES-12-009)  - Application Due Date: January 16, 2013
  • Transgenerational Inheritance in Mammals After Environmental Exposure (R01)(RFA-ES-12-006)  & (R21)(RFA-ES-12-007)  - Application Due Date: December 18, 2012
  • TaRGET I: Chromatin Structure, Genomics, and Transcriptional Responses to the Environment (R01)(RFA-ES-12-008)  - Application Due Date: November 19, 2012
  • Role of Environmental Chemical Exposures in the Development of Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome (R21 & R01)(PA-12-184/5)  - Expiration Date: September 8, 2015

Recently Published Research

  • Triclosan Impairs Excitation-Contraction Coupling and Ca2+ Dynamics in Striated Muscle [Abstract]  [Synopsis] ( Cherednichenko G, Zhang R, Bannister RA, Timofeyev V, Li N, Fritsch EB, Feng W, Barrientos GC, Schebb NH, Hammock BD, Beam KG, Chiamvimonvat N, Pessah IN. August 2012

  • 450K Epigenome-Wide Scan Identifies Differential DNA Methylation in Newborns Related to Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy [Abstract]  [Synopsis] ( [Story] ( Joubert BR, Haberg SE, Nilsen RM, Wang X, Vollset SE, Murphy SK, Huang Z, Hoyo C, Midttun O, Cupul-Uicab LA, Ueland PM, Wu MC, Nystad W, Bell DA, Peddada SD, London SJ. July 2012