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National Academies meeting: "Informing Environmental Health Decisions Through Data Integration"

David Reif was a moderator and member of the planning committee for the National Academy of Sciences workshop "Informing Environmental Health Decisions Through Data Integration". 

The workshop brought together thought leaders from diverse fields to explore the promise and potential pitfalls of e…

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Reif presents SOT webinar "How to Present a Code-Based Course to Students with No Previous Coding Experience"

David Reif presented as part of a webinar organized by the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Undergraduate Educator Network. 

More details can be found here, under the title "Don’t Sweat It…Three Dry Labs for Undergraduate Toxicology Programs":

https://www.toxicology.org/education/edu/ugWebinar…

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Flash Report: SEAZIT Ontologies Workshop

A report on the SEAZIT (Systematic Evaluation of the Application of Zebrafish in Toxicology) Ontologies Workshop has been published:

https://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/iccvam/methods/dev-repro/ontologies-wksp-rept-2017.pdf

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

David Reif was a member of the Working Group that drew experts from around the world to a meeting in Lyon, France in order to evaluate the carcinogenicity of Benzene. 

Summaries of the final evaluations are available in the Lancet Oncology article. The detailed assessments will be published as …

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Reif presents at Environmental Mutagenesis & Genomics Society

David presented a seminar at the annual meeting of the Environmental Mutagenesis & Genomics Society (EMGS), entitled: "Gene-Environment Interactions Associated with Differential Susceptibility to Chemical Exposure".

Michele Balik-Meisner successfully defends her PhD!

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

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

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

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

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

The Proximity Principle

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

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!

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Marissa is pursuing her PhD in the Toxicology graduate program.

Guozhu Zhang successfully defends his PhD dissertation!

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

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

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

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

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"

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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