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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

  • Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Pten Haplo-Insufficient Mice with Social Deficits and Repetitive Behavior: Interplay between Pten and p53. [Abstract]  [Synopsis] ( Napoli E, Ross-Inta C, Wong S, Hung C, Fujisawa Y, Sakaguchi D, Angelastro J, Omanska-Klusek A, Schoenfeld R, Giulivi C. August 2012
  • Cerium Dioxide Nanoparticles Induce Apoptosis and Autophagy in Human Peripheral Blood Monocytes [Abstract]   [Synopsis] ( Hussain S, Al-Nsour F, Rice AB, Marshburn J, Yingling B, Ji Z, Zink JI, Walker NJ, Garantziotis S. July 2012