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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.

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

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Marissa Kosnik joins the Reif Lab!

July 27, 2016


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 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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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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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


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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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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