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Adrian presents seminar at Coffee & Viz seminar series

https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/coffee-viz-visualization-and-pattern-recognition-high-dimensional-zebrafish-behavioral

 

Coffee & Viz: Visualization and Pattern Recognition in High-Dimensional Zebrafish Behavioral Studies using Deep Learning

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Reif presents Society of Toxicology seminar

David presented a seminar as part of the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Risk Assessment Specialty Section (RASS) series. The slides and recording are available at:

https://www.toxicology.org/groups/ss/RASS/downloads.asp

Nnamdi Osakwe joins the lab!

Nnamdi C. Osakwe is a Ph.D. student in Bioinformatics at NC State University. He received his B.S. in Biomedical Sciences from North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC. His research focuses on integrative data analysis to model and predict environmental integrity outcomes within specific loca…

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Preethi Thunga earns full PASS on PhD qualifying exam!

Preethi earned a full PASS on her qualifying exam and is now officially a PhD candidate in Bioinformatics! 

The multi-dimensional embryonic zebrafish platform predicts flame retardant bioactivity (2020) Reproductive Toxicology

The multi-dimensional embryonic zebrafish platform predicts flame retardant bioactivity. Truong L, Marvel S, Reif DM, Thomas D, Pande P, Dasgupta S, Simonich MT, Waters KM, Tanguay RL.Reprod Toxicol. 2020 Aug 19:S0890-6238(20)30196-9. doi: 10.1016/j.reprotox.2020.08.007. Online ahead of print.PMID:…

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Dylan Wallis earns full PASS on PhD qualifying exam!

Dylan earned a full PASS on their qualifying exam and is now officially a PhD candidate in Toxicology! 

Jonathan Fleming joins the Reif Lab!

Bio

Jonathan is pursuing his PhD in the Bioinformatics graduate program.

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David promoted to full Professor

David Reif was promoted to full Professor by the Department of Biological Sciences.

Fighting COVID-19 using data science

Dylan awarded scholarship to attend the 2020 Online Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (SISG)

Dylan Wallis was awarded a registration scholarship to attend the 2020 Online Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (SISG). 

Center for Human Health and the Environment (CHHE) Receives $7.6M Funding Renewal

 

David is co-Director of the Integrated Health Science Facility Core for the NIEHS P30-funded Center for Human Health and the Environment (CHHE). The press release announcing the grant renewal is here:

https://sciences.ncsu.edu/news/center-for-human-health-and-the-environment-receives-7-6…

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In vivo assessment of respiratory burst inhibition by xenobiotic exposure using larval zebrafish (2020) Immunotoxicology

Drake W. Phelps, Ashley A. Fletcher, Ivan Rodriguez-Nunez, Michele R. Balik-Meisner, Debra A. Tokarz, David M. Reif, Dori R. Germolec & Jeffrey A. Yoder (2020) In vivo assessment of respiratory burst inhibition by xenobiotic exposure using larval zebrafish, Journal of Immunotoxicology, 17:1, 94-104,…

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Adrian Green presents at Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute

Adrian will present his work on Deep Learning Neural Networks for Toxicology with Martin Mohlenkamp and the Novel Applications team.

https://www.samsi.info/programs-and-activities/semester-long-programs/past/2019-fall-semester-program-on-deep-learning/

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New P42 (Superfund Research Program) award: Center for Environmental and Human Health Effects of PFAS

See the full news release "NC State Receives $7.4 Million from NIEHS to Study PFAS Toxicity, Bioaccumulation and Remediation" @ https://news.ncsu.edu/2020/03/niehs-pfas-center/

David Reif and Denis Fourches will lead the Data Management and Analysis Core (DMAC) for the new center. More informat…

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Adrian Green gives a class on Singularity containers for cluster computing

The class was given with Chris Smith of the Bioinformatics Research Center.

 

Adrian chairs session at the symposium "Interactions Between the Brain and the Environment"

Adrian Green chaired the opening session of the Fourth Annual CHHE Symposium

This year's theme was the exploration of the importance of environmental exposures on the brain, behavior, and neurodevelopmental outcomes. 

 

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Paper on social behavior effects of flame retardants (Gillera et al.) recognized as NIEHS Extramural Paper of the Month

https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/2020/1/papers/dert/index.htm

 

Gillera SEA, Marinello WP, Horman BM, Phillips AL, Ruis MT, Stapleton HM, Reif DM, Patisaul HB. 2019. Sex-specific effects of perinatal FireMaster 550 (FM 550) exposure on socioemotional behavior in prairie voles. Neurotoxicol Tera…

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Establishment of a new FDA-sponsored Botanical Safety Consortium

David is co-Chair of the Data Analysis working group in the new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Botanical Safety Consortium, a public-private partnership of industry, academia, and government that will promote scientific advances in evaluating the safety of botanical ingredients and mixtures…

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HGBEnviroScreen: Enabling Community Action through Data Integration in the Houston–Galveston– Brazoria Region (2020) International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Sharmila Bhandari, P. Grace Tee Lewis, Elena Craft, Skylar W. Marvel, David M. Reif, and Weihsueh A. Chiu. HGBEnviroScreen: Enabling Community Action through Data Integration in the Houston–Galveston–Brazoria Region. Int. J. …

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David talks with aspiring scientists at the Computational Biology Club meeting

David talked to a group of undergrads interested in exploring careers in science as part of the Computational Biology Club

Thanks for club president Pooja Parameswaran for organizing the event!

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