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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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Advancing toxicology research using in vivo high throughput toxicology with small fish models (2016) ALTEX

June 21, 2016
Planchart A, Mattingly CJ, Allen D, Ceger P, Casey W, Hinton D, Kanungo J,
Kullman SW, Tal T, Bondesson M, Burgess SM, Sullivan C, Kim C, Behl M, Padilla S,
Reif DM, Tanguay RL, Hamm J. Advancing toxicology research using in vivo high
throughput toxicology with small fish models. ALTEX. 2016 Ju…

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University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) award!

June 15, 2016

Jane Hoppin and David Reif received a University Global Partnership Network Collaboration Fund grant to work with researchers at the University of Wollongong in Australia. The proposal was entitled ‘An international alliance for Population, Wellbeing and Environment Research’.  

Drs. T…

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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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Analysis of the Effects of Cell Stress and Cytotoxicity on In Vitro Assay Activity Across a Diverse Chemical and Assay Space (2016) Toxicological Sciences

May 20, 2016
Judson R, Houck K, Martin M, Richard AM, Knudsen TB, Shah I, Little S,
Wambaugh J, Woodrow Setzer R, Kothya P, Phuong J, Filer D, Smith D, Reif D,
Rotroff D, Kleinstreuer N, Sipes N, Xia M, Huang R, Crofton K, Thomas RS.
Analysis of the Effects of Cell Stress and Cytotoxicity on In Vitro Assay
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A chemical-biological similarity-based grouping of complex substances as a prototype approach for evaluating chemical alternatives (2016) Green Chemistry

May 16, 2016

F. A. Grimm, Y. Iwata, O. Sirenko, G. A. Chappell, F. A. Wright, D. M. Reif, J. Braisted, D. L. Gerhold, J. M. Yeakley, P. Shepard, B. Seligmann, T. Roy, P. J. Boogaard, H. B. Ketelslegers, A. M. Rohde and I. Rusyn, Green Chem., 2016, DOI: 10.1039/C6GC01147K.

Open Access / Freely-available:

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Advancing Exposure Science through Chemical Data Curation and Integration in the Comparative Toxicogenomics Database (2016) Environmental Health Perspectives

May 12, 2016
Grondin CJ, Davis AP, Wiegers TC, King BL, Wiegers JA, Reif DM, Hoppin JA,
Mattingly CJ. Advancing Exposure Science through Chemical Data Curation and
Integration in the Comparative Toxicogenomics Database. Environ Health Perspect. 
2016 May 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27170236.

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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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Aggregate entropy scoring for quantifying activity across endpoints with irregular correlation structure (2016) Reproductive Toxicology

April 27, 2016
Zhang G, Marvel S, Truong L, Tanguay RL, Reif DM. Aggregate entropy scoring
for quantifying activity across endpoints with irregular correlation structure.
Reprod Toxicol. 2016 Apr 27;62:92-99. doi: 10.1016/j.reprotox.2016.04.012. [Epub 
ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27132190.

Selected as cov…

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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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Bioinformatics short course at Fayetteville State University RISE program

March 19, 2016

Nadia Singh, Dahlia Nielsen, and David Reif presented a one-day short course on Bioinformatics at Fayetteville State University as part of their NIH-funded Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) program to increase the number of well-prepared FSU biology, chemistry and psychology mi…

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Prioritizing Environmental Chemicals for Obesity and Diabetes Outcomes Research: A Screening Approach Using ToxCast High Throughput Data (2016) Environmental Health Perspectives

March 15, 2016
Auerbach S, Filer D, Reif D, Walker V, Holloway AC, Schlezinger J, Srinivasan 
S, Svoboda D, Judson R, Bucher JR, Thayer KA. Prioritizing Environmental
Chemicals for Obesity and Diabetes Outcomes Research: A Screening Approach Using 
ToxCast High Throughput Data. Environ Health Perspect. 2016 M…

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Tanguay + Reif labs awarded new Systems Toxicology grant!

January 7, 2016

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a 3-year grant to fund a collaboration between Oregon State University (Robert Tanguay, Jane La Du, Mike Simonich, Chris Sullivan) and North Carolina State University (David Reif) entitled "System Toxicological Approaches to Define Flame Retardan…

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Michele Meisner awarded scholarship from the Foundation for Toxicology and Agromedicine

December 29, 2015

Michele Meisner has been awarded a scholarship from the Foundation for Toxicology and Agromedicine.  

The award is designed to enrich the graduate experience.

 

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Kimberly To joins the Reif Lab!

November 8, 2015

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Using ToxCastâ„¢ Data to Reconstruct Dynamic Cell State Trajectories and Estimate Toxicological Points of Departure (2015) EHP

October 19, 2015

Shah I, Setzer RW, Jack J, Houck KA, Judson RS, Knudsen TB, Liu J, Martin MT, Reif DM, Richard AM, Thomas RS, Crofton KM, Dix DJ, Kavlock RJ. Using ToxCast™ Data to Reconstruct Dynamic Cell State Trajectories and Estimate Toxicological Points of Departure. (2015) Environ Health Perspect; http://d…

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Reif co-authors National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report "Application of Modern Toxicology Approaches for Predicting Acute Toxicity for Chemical Defense"

August 24, 2015

David Reif served as a member of an expert committee that authored the report "Application of Modern Toxicology Approaches for Predicting Acute Toxicity for Chemical Defense". 

The official citation is:

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Application of Modern Toxicolo…

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