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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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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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Eigenvector metabolite analysis reveals dietary effects on the association among metabolite correlation patterns, gene expression, and phenotypes (2016) Metabolomics

November 1, 2016

Eigenvector metabolite analysis reveals dietary effects on the association among metabolite correlation patterns, gene expression, and phenotypes. CHS Chialvo, R Che, D Reif, A Motsinger-Reif, LK Reed. Metabolomics 12 (11), 167.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11306-016-1117-3

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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.

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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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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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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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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Reif part of multi-institute research team awarded EPA grant

August 17, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a $6 million grant to fund a multi-institutional collaboration between the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and the Bioinformatics Research Center at NCSU. 

More information is available from the BRC and from Tex…

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Impact of Low Dose Oral Exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) on Juvenile and Adult Rat Exploratory and Anxiety Behavior: A CLARITY-BPA Consortium Study (2015) Toxicological Sciences

July 23, 2015

Rebuli, Camacho, Adonay, Reif, Aylor, Patisaul. Impact of Low Dose Oral Exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) on Juvenile and Adult Rat Exploratory and Anxiety Behavior: A CLARITY-BPA Consortium Study. (2015) Toxicological Sciences.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26209558

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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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Toxicity testing in the 21st century beyond environmental chemicals (2015) Altex

July 10, 2015

Costanza Rovida, Shoji Asakura, Mardas Daneshian, Hana Hofman-Huether, Marcel Leist, Leo Meunier, David Reif, Anna Rossi, Markus Schmutz, Jean-Pierre Valentin, Joanne Zurlo, Thomas Hartung.Toxicity testing in the 21st century beyond environmental chemicals. (2015) Altex 32 (3), 171-181.

http://w…

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High-throughput characterization of chemical-associated embryonic behavioral changes predicts teratogenic outcomes (2015) Archives of Toxicology

July 1, 2015

High-throughput characterization of chemical-associated embryonic behavioral changes predicts teratogenic outcomes (2015) Archives of Toxicology

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26126630

(NOTE: Full-text available for free via link above or here)

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Center for Human Health and the Environment awarded major NIEHS grant!

May 7, 2015

The Center for Human Health and the Environment (CHHE) was awarded a NIH/NIEHS P30 grant. This multidisciplinary center involves researchers from across NC State University and East Carolina University. David Reif leads the Bioinformatics Team, which works to develop novel computational tools and 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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