December 6 2017 to December 8 2017

Superfund Research Program 30th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia

The 30th Annual Meeting of the NIEHS Superfund Research Program (SRP) will be hosted by the SRP Centers of the University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth College, and Northeastern University on Wednesday, December 6 through Friday, December 8 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. The theme for the SRP 2017 Annual Meeting will be "Fundamental Research for Innovation and Health." The deadline for submitting abstracts is September 30, 2017. Early registration ends September 30, 2017. Late registration ends on October 21, 2017. For more information about the meeting, including abstract submission and registration instructions, visit:

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August 4 2017

Anne Bozack wins a 2017 K.C. Donnelly Externship Award

Anne Bozack

Congratulations to Anne Bozack who is one of eight recipients of the 2017 K.C. Donnelly Externship Award. Bozack is a doctoral candidate and trainee at the Columbia University Superfund Research Program (SRP) Center under Dr. Mary Gamble. For her externship, Bozack will work with environmental epidemiologist Dr. Molly Kile at the Oregon State University SRP Center. Bozack is currently investigating the effects of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) and arsenic exposure on DNA methylation, a common marker of epigenetic changes, which alter the way DNA is expressed. The externship will extend her current work by focusing on statistical approaches for characterizing complex PAH mixtures and methods to analyze how the association between arsenic exposure and birth outcomes is modified by DNA methylation in a cohort in Bangladesh. The K.C. Donnelly Externship Award was established by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) SRP in memory of longtime SRP grantee Dr. K.C. Donnelly. It provides current SRP-funded graduate students and postdoctoral researchers with translational/transdisciplinary opportunities and experiences within other SRP-funded centers, government laboratories (EPA, ATSDR, NIEHS), or other agencies (state, local, Tribal). 

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