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Postdoctoral Fellow Opportunity in Computational Toxicology at NIEHS

A computational toxicology postdoctoral fellowship is available at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). The successful candidate will develop and apply computational methods, tools, and applications across projects in the areas of computational toxicology, bioinformatics, and computational biology. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in computational biology, computer science, biomedical engineering, bioinformatics, or a […]
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NICEATM Research Featured in Special Issue of Reproductive Toxicology

NICEATM Deputy Director Nicole Kleinstreuer is a coauthor of three articles in a special issue of Reproductive Toxicology that focuses on developmental angiogenesis. The three articles coauthored by Kleinstreuer describe projects conducted with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other collaborators that use high throughput screening assays to identify and characterize potential vascular disrupting chemicals. […]
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Registration Extended for BioMed21 Workshop on Human Disease Pathways

Registration has been extended for the June 26-27 workshop “BioMed21: A Human Pathways Approach to Disease Research.” The workshop will explore existing systems biology projects and approaches, and consider how these projects might be better coordinated to optimally improve disease understanding and interventions. Speakers include scientists from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, National Institutes […]
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EPA Announces Meetings, Requests Nominations of Panel Members

The Environmental Protection Agency will hold two meetings of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel (FIFRA SAP) in the coming months. Both meetings will be held at EPA in Arlington, Virginia. The FIFRA SAP provides scientific advice, information, and recommendations to the EPA Administrator on pesticides and pesticide-related issues impacting health […]
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IIVS Opens New In Vitro Respiratory Laboratory, Marking 20 Years of Innovation in Non-Animal Testing

GAITHERSBURG, MD – June 13, 2017 – The Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS), a leader in non-animal test methods, marked its 20th year with the opening of a new state-of-the-art in vitro respiratory exposure laboratory. The 1,000 square foot facility expands IIVS’ non-animal testing services to include rapid evaluation of potential respiratory hazards associated […]
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HHS issues PHS 2017-2 SBIR and STTR Omnibus Grant Solicitations

Source: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-17-070.html The 2017 Omnibus Grant Solicitations of the NIH, CDC, and FDA are now available for the SBIR and STTR (NIH only) programs. The 2017 SBIR/STTR Omnibus solicitations and accompanying resources can be found below: SBIR: PA-17-302 STTR: PA-17-303 2017 Program Descriptions and Research Topics and Appendix A (SBA approved topics for budget waivers) […]
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Slides and Video Available from ICCVAM Public Forum

Presenters’ slides and the webcast recording of the May 23 ICCVAM public forum are available. Presentations at this year’s public forum included updates from eight ICCVAM member agencies, as well as summaries of ICCVAM’s interactions with several international organizations. NICEATM Director Warren Casey presented a plan for the development of a U.S. strategic roadmap to […]
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ACI’s Cleaning Product Ingredient Safety Initiative Webinar

Source: ACI e-newsletter A free webinar hosted by the American Cleaning Institute will provide in-depth information on the development and navigation of its online safety database for hundreds of chemicals in the U.S. consumer cleaning product supply chain. ACI’s Cleaning Product Ingredient Safety Initiative features high-throughput screening-level human health risk assessments for the nearly 600 […]
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