Dr. Toborek to serve as an Expert Author for the US EPA/IRIS
Dr. Toborek was invited to serve as an Expert Author for the US EPA/IRIS assessment of non-cancer health hazards of PCBs. The goal of the program is to conduct comprehensive human health assessments that evaluate risk information resulting from exposure to specific chemical substances found in the environment (https://www.epa.gov/iris).
Luc Bertrand received postdoctoral fellowship
Dr. Luc Bertrand received postdoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association, the Greater Southeast Affiliate, which serves Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Puerto Rico. Total of 93 applications were submitted for the postdoctoral fellowship but only 15 funded. Luc’s proposal received the priority score of 1.24 and 0.01 percentile rank.
Third Personalized NanoMedicine Symposium Awards
Congratulations are in order for several BMB graduate students, post-docs, and faculty after the recent Society for Personalized Nanomedicine (SPNM) 3rd Annual Symposium! Graduate student Trajen Head, from the laboratory of Dr. Sylvia Daunert, received the 2016 SPNM Early Career Investigator in Personalized Nanomedicine Award.