UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility

UNC CEHS researchers, staff and students conduct outreach activities that engage community audiences and share research findings to increase knowledge about environmental health issues and improve public health.
Research Highlight

UNC Lineberger researchers present findings at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

UNC Lineberger breast cancer faculty members presented their research findings at the 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium December 6-10. The meeting drew more than 7,000 cancer caregivers and scientists from around the world, who attended talks and presentations on the latest developments in breast cancer care and research.

This year, Susan G. Komen presented UNC Lineberger researcher Charles M. Perou, PhD, with the Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Basic Science, the organization’s highest science honor.

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Students contribute to a flow chart drawn on a classroom chalkboard.
Outreach Highlight

Students contribute to a flow chart.

Dr. Jason West welcomed the New Year with a candid talk on climate change

On January 4, more than 100 UNC students, faculty, staff, and community members joined Dr. Jason West, Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at UNC Chapel Hill, in a Carolina Science Café conversation about global climate change.

West shared current climate science, including his research on the implications of climate change for current and future generations. He also discussed the political atmosphere regarding climate change and highlighted a few positive trends for the future.

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News & Events

Seminar featuring Dr. Scott Burchiel of University of New Mexico on February 22

The UNC-CH Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS) is pleased to announce the seminar “Assessment of Arsenic Immunotoxicity in Humans and Mice” featuring Dr. Scott Burchiel, Distinguished Professor and DeSantis Chair of Pharmacogenomics at the University of New Mexico, College of Pharmacy.

This seminar, which is a part of the UNC-CEHS Seminar Series, will be presented on Wednesday, February 22 at 2:00 pm in the McGavran-Greenberg building, room 1301.

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