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Michele Balik-Meisner successfully defends her PhD!

August 23, 2017

Michele Balik-Meisner successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, entitled "Gene-by-Environment Interactions Associated with Inter-Individual Variation in Response to Chemical Exposure".  

Michele will continue her research as a Bioinformaticist at Sciome

Congratulations!!!

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Reif presents at OpenTox conference

July 12, 2017

David Reif presented at the 2017 OpenTox USA meeting. Thanks to Barry Hardy and Noffisat Oki for the invitation to speak! 

His seminar was entitled "Implications of Population Genetic Diversity for Safety Assessment."  

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Reif presents at International Neurotoxicology Association meeting in Brazil

May 22, 2017

David Reif presented at the joint meeting of the International Neurotoxicology Association & Neurotoxicity Society in Florianopolis, Brazil. 

The seminar was entitled "Developing an Integrated Testing Strategy: Analytical methods to distill useful information from high-throughput screening of ch…

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Reif presents at ToxForum annual meeting

February 15, 2017

David Reif presented an invited talk at the 41st Annual ToxForum Winter Meeting in Washington, DC.

The talk, "Integrating Multiple Sources of High-Dimensional Data to Quantify Effects of Genetic Variability in Chemical Risk Assessment", was part of a session moderated by Julia Rager & Reza Rasoulpo…

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Reif presents in Systematic Evaluation of the Application of Zebrafish in Toxicology (SEAZIT) series

February 1, 2017

David Reif presented as part of the ongoing Systematic Evaluation of the Application of Zebrafish in Toxicology (SEAZIT) webinar series. 

The Proximity Principle

February 1, 2017

Christy Sadler and colleagues have written a new multimedia article about the Bioinformatics "cluster" at NC State University.

https://sciences.ncsu.edu/news/the-proximity-principle

The term "cluster" is shorthand for the cluster hiring program known as the Chancellor's Faculty Excellence Prog…

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Reif presents at Triangle Statistical Genetics Meeting

October 31, 2016

David Reif presented an invited talk at the 2016 Triangle Statistical Genetics Meeting. The event was hosted at SAS, Inc. by the Triangle StatGen Organizing Committee.

 

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Marissa Kosnik joins the Reif Lab!

July 27, 2016

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Marissa is pursuing her PhD in the Toxicology graduate program.

Guozhu Zhang successfully defends his PhD dissertation!

July 19, 2016

Guozhu Zhang successfully defended his doctoral (PhD) dissertation at the BRC

His dissertation is entitled "Analytical Tools for Characterizing Developmental Toxicity of Environmental Chemicals Using High-Throughput Screening in Zebrafish". 

Guozhu's committee members were David Reif (Ch…

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Reif presents keynote at NIEHS Data Science Retreat

May 31, 2016

At the NIEHS Division of Extramural Research and Training (DERT) Data Science Retreat, David Reif presented the keynote on applied data science for the Basic Sciences. 

Other invited speakers included Jessica Tenenbaum (Duke University), who presented the keynote on applied data science in the …

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Reif is panelist at NIEHS Biomedical Career Symposium

May 31, 2016

David Reif was a panelist at the NIEHS Biomedical Career Symposium.

http://tools.niehs.nih.gov/careerfair/

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Reif is invited expert at "Aggregate Exposure Pathway" workshop

May 11, 2016

David Reif was an invited expert at the U.S. EPA "Expert Workshop on Aggregate Exposure Pathway: A Conceptual Framework to Advance Exposure Science Research and Complete the Source-to-Outcome Continuum for Risk Assessment".

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Meisner gives invited seminar at The College of New Jersey

April 27, 2016

Michele Meisner gave an invited seminar at The College of New Jersey, entitled "Elucidating Gene by Environment Interactions Associated with Interindividual Variation in Response to Chemical Exposure".

The seminar, sponsored by the Departments of Mathematics and Statistics, included both a resear…

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European Chemicals Agency workshop on "New Approach Methodologies in Regulatory Science"

April 18, 2016

David Reif presented at an invited workshop from the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) in Helsinki, Finland on "New Approach Methodologies in Regulatory Science".

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Reif named Associate Editor at Environmental Health Perspectives

April 8, 2016

David Reif has been named to the Board of Associate Editors of the journal Environmental Health Perspectives 

 

The mission of Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) is to serve as a forum for the discussion of the interrelationships between the environment and human health by publishing…

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Kimberly To joins the Reif Lab!

November 8, 2015

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Reif named Managing Editor of journal BioData Mining

July 13, 2015

David Reif has been named the new Managing Editor of the journal BioData Mining 

BioData Mining is an open-access, peer-reviewed, online journal encompassing research on all aspects of data mining applied to high-dimensional biological and biomedical data, focusing on computational aspects o…

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Reif serves on expert Working Group for the World Health Organization's (WHO) International Agency for Cancer Research (IARC)

June 23, 2015

David Reif was a member of the Working Group that drew experts from 13 countries to a meeting in Lyon, France in order to evaluate the carcinogenicity of the the insecticides gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane (lindane) and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic a…

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Galen Collier brings his research to NC State!

April 21, 2015

Dr. Galen Collier has joined the NC State Bioinformatics community. As a Research Scholar within the transdisciplinary Department of Biological Sciences, he is working on collaborative projects with Carolyn Mattingly, Fred Wright, and David Reif.  

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Bioinformaticists at the bench

April 7, 2015

The Reif Lab packed up their laptops and journeyed to Robert Tanguay's lab for a scientific retreat at Oregon State University.

The retreat was packed with scientific presentations, discussion, and socializing. A highlight was seeing the amazing, custom-engineered setup of the laboratory. Li…

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