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

The CEHS announces the availability of funding for Pilot Projects

The Pilot Projects Program issues a request for applications for two types of awards annually — Standard Pilot Projects and Interdisciplinary Pilot Projects. CEHS members and non-members with member-collaborators are eligible to apply for both award types.

The center is particularly interested in funding research that addresses the CEHS theme, “translating interdisciplinary research on environmental health threats to improve public health in North Carolina”.

Proposals are due by Monday, March 6, 2017 at 5pm. 

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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. Yuichi Machida of Mayo Clinic on March 8

The UNC-CH Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS) is pleased to announce the seminar “Spartan: A New Genome Caretaker and Tumor Suppressor” featuring Dr. Yuichi Machida, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, Mayo Clinic.

Research in the laboratory of Dr. Machida focuses on how cells respond to DNA damage. His research team is one of the groups that discovered a new DNA caretaker protein, Spartan.

This seminar, which is a part of the UNC-CEHS Seminar Series, will be presented on Wednesday, March 8 at 2:00 pm in the McGavran-Greenberg building, room 1301.

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