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Data Science educational toolkit presented at the Superfund DMAC Quarterly Meeting

The inTelligence And Machine lEarning (TAME) Toolkit for Introductory Data Science, Chemical-Biological Analyses, Predictive Modeling, and Database Mining for Environmental Health Research

Kyle R. Roell, Lauren E. Koval, Rebecca Boyles, Grace Patlewicz, Caroline Ring, Cynthia Rider, Cavin Ward-Ca…

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Nnamdi's work on using Bioinformatics to improve health equity featured in Superfund newsletter

https://tools.niehs.nih.gov/srp/1/eposted/pdfs/srp_e_posted_notes_2022_05_06_508.pdf

Comparison of National Vulnerability Indices Used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the COVID-19 Response (2022) Public Health Reports

Wolkin A, Collier S, House J, Reif D, Motsinger-Reif A, Duca L, Sharpe D. Comparison of National Vulnerability Indices Used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the COVID-19 Response. Public Health Rep. 2022 May 5:333549221090262. doi: 10.1177/00333549221090262. Epub ahead of print.…

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Principles of Toxicology: Environmental and Industrial Applications, 4th Edition

Principles of Toxicology: Environmental and Industrial Applications, 4th Edition. Stephen M. Roberts (Editor), Robert C. James (Editor), Phillip L. Williams (Editor). ISBN: 978-1-119-63516-1.

David Reif co-authored Chapter 6 "Computational Toxicology", with Richard S. Judson, David M. Reif, Keit…

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Leveraging a High-Throughput Screening Method to Identify Mechanisms of Individual Susceptibility Differences in a Genetically Diverse Zebrafish Model (2022) Frontiers in Toxicology

Dylan James Wallis, Jane La Du, Preethi Thunga, Daniel Elson, Lisa Truong, Siva Kumar Kolluri, Robyn Leigh Tanguay, David M Reif. Leveraging a High-Throughput Screening Method to Identify Mechanisms of Individual Susceptibility Differences in a Genetically Diverse Zebrafish Model. 29 April 2022. Fro…

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ToxPi*GIS Toolkit: creating, viewing, and sharing integrative visualizations for geospatial data using ArcGIS (2022) J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol.

Fleming J, Marvel SW, Supak S, Motsinger-Reif AA, Reif DM. ToxPi*GIS Toolkit: creating, viewing, and sharing integrative visualizations for geospatial data using ArcGIS. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2022 Apr 26. doi: 10.1038/s41370-022-00433-w. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35474345.

doi: 10.1038/s…

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Jonathon passes PhD Qual Exam!

Jonathon passed his Bioinformatics Qualifying Exam and is now a candidate for the PhD in Bioinformatics!

Convergent evolution of polyploid genomes from across the eukaryotic tree of life (2022) G3

Hao Y, Fleming J, Petterson J, Lyons E, Edger PP, Pires JC, Thorne JL, Conant GC. Convergent evolution of polyploid genomes from across the eukaryotic tree of life. G3 (Bethesda). 2022 Apr 22:jkac094. doi: 10.1093/g3journal/jkac094. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35451464.

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The Ahr2-Dependent wfikkn1 Gene Influences Zebrafish Transcriptome, Proteome, and Behavior (2022) Toxicological Sciences

Shankar P, Garcia GR, LaDu JK, Sullivan CM, Dunham CL, Goodale BC, Waters KM, Stanisheuski S, Maier CS, Thunga P, Reif DM, Tanguay RL. The Ahr2-Dependent wfikkn1 Gene Influences Zebrafish Transcriptome, Proteome, and Behavior. Toxicol Sci. 2022 Apr 4:kfac037. doi: 10.1093/toxsci/kfac037. Epub ahead …

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Kirkwood et al. pub recognized as "NIEHS Paper of the Month"

https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/2022/4/papers/dert/index.htm

Pine needles work as passive samplers for PFAS

NIEHS-funded researchers showed that pine needles can be used as a tool to monitor the presence and distribution of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) over time. The pine needle’s w…

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Nnamdi Osakwe passes PhD Qual Exam!

Nnamdi passed his Bioinformatics Qualifying Exam and is now a candidate for the PhD!

Jessie wins 'Best Poster' at annual symposium!

Jessie Chappel won 'Best Poster' at the 2022 GSGSA Symposium for "A Novel Approach to Evaluating Disease Risk Through the Incorporation of Machine Learning and Lipidomic Data".

Authors: Jessie Chappel, Mary King, Rachel DeHoog, Livia S. Eberlin, David Reif, Erin Baker.

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Dylan Wallis successfully defends their PhD!

The Many Layers of Toxicology: A Multi-layered Approach to Understanding Exposure and Vulnerability

The journey from chemical exposure to adverse effect is long, complex, and often poorly understood. Differences in the effects of exposure can occur at the genetic, molecular, biological, or even g…

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David takes part in EPA advisory committee meeting on Assessing Ambient Air and Water Exposures to Fenceline Communities

As a member of the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC), David took part in the meeting "Peer Review of the EPA TSCA Screening Level Approach for Assessing Ambient Air and Water Exposures to Fenceline Communities."

On March 15-17, 2022, EPA will hold a public virtual meeting of the Scie…

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Skylar nominated for College-level award

Skylar Marvel was nominated as a finalist for the 2022 College of Sciences Award for Excellence! The awards ceremony will take place on March 18th.

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Implementation of Zebrafish Ontologies for Toxicology Screening (2022) Frontiers in Toxicology

Anne E Thessen, Skylar Marvel, J. C. Achenbach, Stephan Fischer, Melissa Anne Haendel, Kimberly Hayward, Nils Klüver, Sarah Könemann, Jessica Legradi, Pamela J Lein, Connor Leong, Arantza Muriana, J. Erik Mylroie, Stephanie Padilla, Dante Perone, Antonio Planchart, Rafael Miñana Prieto, Celia Queved…

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Systematic developmental toxicity assessment of a structurally diverse library of PFAS in zebrafish (2022) J Hazard Mater

Truong L, Rericha Y, Thunga P, Marvel S, Wallis D, Simonich MT, Field JA, Cao D, Reif DM, Tanguay RL. Systematic developmental toxicity assessment of a structurally diverse library of PFAS in zebrafish. J Hazard Mater. 2022 Mar 2;431:128615. doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.128615. Epub ahead of print. P…

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Nnamdi Osakwe awarded new grant!

Nnamdi Osakwe was awarded a grant for his proposal “Building Comprehensive Models of Community Integrity and Community Engagement”. The grant was awarded as a new supplement to the NC State Superfund Center, led by Dr. Carolyn Mattingly. It will fund 2 years of Nnamdi's effort toward this award!

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Utilizing Pine Needles to Temporally and Spatially Profile Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (2022) Environ Sci Technol.

Kirkwood KI, Fleming J, Nguyen H, Reif DM, Baker ES, Belcher SM. Utilizing Pine Needles to Temporally and Spatially Profile Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS). Environ Sci Technol. 2022 Feb 17. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.1c06483. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35175744.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.…

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Collaborative paper featuring Jonathon's work highlighted in the news

https://news.ncsu.edu/2022/02/pine-needles-story-of-nc-pfas/

Pine Needles Tell the Story of PFAS in North Carolina

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