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Annual EHSCC Meeting write up in Environmental Factor

The latest EHSCC meeting received a write up in the NIEHS newsletter!  

Read the article here: NIEHS centers blend science and community engagement.   
Upcoming Events

Register now:
University of Michigan DOHAD Symposium

Brigid Gregg MD, Seed Pilot Project Awardee, and Vasantha Padmanabhan PhD, M-LEEaD Research Engagement Program Leader, are excited to give you more details about the upcoming University of Michigan symposium on the "Developmental Origins of Metabolic Syndrome" scheduled for October 9, 2017.

Registration and abstract submission for the symposium are open! 
Please follow the link for details on registration. This event will be free, however we need attendees to register to attend. We will also select additional speakers from the submitted abstracts. The abstract deadline will be August 15, 2017.

Details on the speakers and agenda can be found by accessing this link:

Please forward to your units and any colleagues you think would be interested.
3rd Annual STEM Faculty Launch Workshop at WPI

Announcement for your graduating PhD candidates and post docs who are seeking tenure-track faculty positions.

 STEM Faculty Launch
Where: Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, Massachusetts
When: September 21-22, 2017
Application Deadline: August 11, 2017

Participants will spend two days on the campus of WPI where they will attend a variety of interactive sessions, receive career advice and feedback from expert faculty, and gain exposure to project-based learning, a hallmark of WPI education.

Topics to be covered include:
* Negotiating for a tenure-track position or other faculty position.
* Preparing your teaching statement with evidence-based teaching practice.
* Designing an effective research statement.
* Preparing for the on-campus interview.
* Developing an Individual Development Plan (IDP) for your professional goals.
* Telling your story through public speaking and social media.

All invited participants receive funding to cover travel expenses to and from WPI as well as lodging and meals during the workshop. For more information or to apply, visit


Connect with the labs and offices here to serve YOU!
Join the UMMS Office of Research for Researchpalooza during the annual Michigan Medicine Ice Cream Social, with 75+ exhibitors from labs and offices of the Medical School and across campus.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Circle Drive in front of Med Sci I

There will be ice cream, popcorn, games, and lots of giveaways. Plus the Office of Research is sponsoring grand prizes such as an iPad, gift cards, and money toward travel and professional development. Researchpalooza is the perfect opportunity for colleagues and friends to have a great time and meet, mingle, and learn more about many of the organizations that offer their stellar services to faculty, students, and staff, all at one convenient time and location.

Need more info? Contact Ann Curtis ( in the Medical School Office of Research.


Click here for a PDF with useful information about NIH Public Access Policy regarding citing the center grant.

Per NIH grants policy, all publications, press releases, and other documents relevant to research funded by the center must include a specific acknowledgement of support. For the EHS Core Center, this statement may read:

“Support for this research was provided by grant P30ES017885 from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.”
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Support for this center is provided by grant P30ES017885 from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health

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