UNC Superfund Research Program News archives

January 06, 2014 UNC SRP trainee Nour Abdo presents at NIEHS seminar on crowdsourcing data

December 05, 2013 SRP workshop on benchmark dose modeling software

November 14, 2013 SRP investigator travels to China to share research on bioremediation

November 13, 2013 UNC SRP researchers explore links between cadmium exposure and newborn health

November 13, 2013 EPA webinar on GIS and risk features UNC SRP research

October 23, 2013 UNC SRP attends SRP Annual Meeting

November 01, 2013 Trainee Andy Shapiro wins first place poster award at OpenTox USA 2013

September 26, 2013 Rusyn to serve on new NRC committee to recommend framework for safer chemical substitutions

August 22, 2013 August 28 special guest seminar from OSU SRP’s Dr. Staci Simonich

July 24, 2013 Bringing water quality and Superfund education to NC classrooms

July 09, 2013 UNC toxicologists present NexGen tools to Canada’s national health agency

July 05, 2013 Advancing the field of risk assessment through toxicogenomics

June 24, 2013 Dr. Rusyn discusses environmental chemicals and emerging research in toxicogenetics

June 10, 2013 Researchers use crowdsourcing to explore how genetics affect our response to toxins

May 09, 2013 Improved communication of fish consumption advisories needed to protect maternal and child health

May 09, 2013 Preventing arsenic-induced birth defects

April 11, 2013 Kyle Messier, PhD candidate in Dr. Serre’s lab, receives NC Impact Award

April 11, 2013 Alison Sanders, PhD candidate in Dr. Rebecca Fry’s lab, receives 2013 NC Impact Award

April 04, 2013 Rusyn appointed to NRC committees to evaluate human cancer hazard of formaldehyde and styrene

March 26, 2013 Preparing investigators for technology transfer and commercialization

March 21, 2013 SRP researchers explore links between formaldehyde and epigenetic alterations

March 16, 2013 Two student groups win Gillings Student Organization Service Project Awards

March 12, 2013 Superfund researchers explore new pathways to understand arsenic-induced birth defects

March 12, 2013 Julia Rager, PhD receives the Syngenta Fellowship Award at 2013 Society of Toxicology Meeting

February 25, 2013 ESE students win top three spots at toxicology poster competition

February 22, 2013 Bringing attention to a previously unrecognized water quality issue in North Carolina

February 22, 2013 Shea presents findings from Deepwater Horizon study

February 07, 2013 Journalists and science writers share expertise with SRPs from across the country

February 07, 2013 Improving understanding of community knowledge and concerns at newly designated NPL sites in NC

February 07, 2013 Advances in science allow more accurate assessment of exposure risks

February 07, 2013 Measuring changes in toxicity of oil spills over time

November 06, 2012 Chemical once used in degreasing, dry cleaning classified as carcinogenic

October 31, 2012 ESE student’s practicum project aims to improve human health assessment

October 18, 2012 Determining how mother’s exposure to toxins during pregnancy impacts baby’s health

October 18, 2012 UNC researchers collaborate with EPA CompTox Program

October 18, 2012 Introducing teachers to emerging science

October 18, 2012 Sanders presents to General Assembly

October 18, 2012 UNC SRP presents cutting-edge research to ATSDR

October 18, 2012 Fry appointed to National Research Council committee on arsenic

August 27, 2012 School awarded $1.2 million EPA grant to continue computational toxicology research

February 01, 2012 Rusyn appointed to national Committee on Toxicology

December 13, 2011 Public health researchers introduce a new approach to assess arsenic in drinking water

December 09, 2011 Researchers introduce a new approach to assess arsenic in drinking water

December 09, 2011 UNC SRP Center Director participates in panel discussion with Birnbaum, Congress

October 12, 2011 Fry and Wright present at area toxicology conferences

August 09, 2011 UNC researchers identify seventh and eighth bases of DNA

August 09, 2011 Aitken and Olshan reappointed as department chairs

April 21, 2011 BIOS scores six ASA fellowships in two years: Wright, Zeng and Zhu selected

April 21, 2011 Olshan, Rusyn serve on NRC committee on formaldehyde

February 11, 2011 Rusyn to chair Society of Toxicology’s publications board

January 28, 2011 Formaldehyde study named best paper of the year by Society of Toxicology

September 28, 2010 Fry receives two prestigious honors for outstanding young researchers

April 19, 2010 Swenberg, Brostrom selected for Greenberg and Barr awards

August 20, 2009 Serre, ESE faculty member, becomes associate professor

February 05, 2009 Rusyn appointed to new National Academies committee

January 28, 2008 Rusyn selected for Society of Toxicology honor

December 21, 2007 Rusyn receives NIEHS grant to develop better models for testing chemical hazards

March 02, 2007 Swenberg chosen for Society of Toxicology’s Merit Award

January 05, 2007 Aitken joins ranks of prestigious American Academy of Environmental Engineers