Northeast Superfund Research Programs Training Workshop, April 2-3, Boston University Medical Campus
This workshop is focused on the Trainee experience and will include sharing research while engaging in networking and professional development. Please register soon!
2015 Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant
Celia Chen is on the Steering Committee for the 12th International meeting on mercury taking place June 14-19 in Jeju, Korea.
Record Number Attend Science Pub on Metals in Food
Eighty people attended the Pub on a cold, snowy evening. Questions and conversation focused on arsenic in food particularly rice, with additional questions on mercury in fish. The panelists conveyed the importance of limiting exposure to arsenic and mercury (which includes testing private well water) while continuing to eat a healthy diet including rice and fish. But is it Safe to Eat? What to Make of Those Food Studies
Britton Goodale, Ph.D. Awarded Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Fellowship
Britton will be investigating how genes, proteins and signaling pathways are affected by different forms of arsenic in bronchial epithelial cells. Read more...
NIEHS Extramural Paper of the Month
Killifish used to find genes that allow environmental adaptation
A Dartmouth College-Indiana University team has identified genes and regulatory patterns that allow some organisms to alter their body form in response to environmental change. Their research is published in the journal Molecular Biology and Evolution Read Press Release
Dr. Mary Lou Guerinot at IRRI
Dr Guerinot traveled to the Phillipines in early December as an invited speaker for the International Rice Research Institute weekly webinar series.