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  • EHS Center Job Opportunity – Science & Policy Writer The UC Davis EHSC has an opening for a Science and Policy Writer. To view the full job description and details (reference #050346) visit: http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/hr/jobs/job_online.html For questions, please contact the EHSC Program Administrator, Melissa Rose ((function(){var ml="tFD%hdsElruA0ekfm2c4iCnvb-.o3a",mi="3LEM3A
  • Judy Van de Water, PhD featured in Newsweek Magazine More than a decade ago, Judy Van de Water, a neuroimmunologist, decided to follow her instincts and research a condition she knew nothing about. Van de Water, now a lead scientist at the University of California Davis MIND Institute—an international research center for neurodevelopmental disorders—had spent her career studying the immune system. In 2000, she stumbled upon a ...
  • Soliciting Applications for Open Predoctoral Trainee Positions in Environmental Health One predoctoral trainee position will be available starting October 1, 2017, thru September 30, 2018, with the possibility of renewal for a second year with good progress.  A predoctoral fellowship includes a yearly stipend; the stipend level for FY 2017 is $23,844.  The fellowship also includes an allowance for trainee-related expenses and covers 100% of ...
  • Center Announces RFP for 2018-2019 Pilot Projects The UC Davis Environmental Health Sciences Center is pleased to announce release of a Request for Proposals for 2018-2019 Pilot Projects. Investigators, particularly those interested in community-engaged research are encouraged to review the priority concerns identified by our Community Stakeholder Advisory Committee (CSTAC), which represents the Center’s community partners in the Central and San Joaquin ...
  • Message from the Director – Climate Change and Health The decision in Washington last week to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, which was signed by 195 parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, is a step in the wrong direction, at a time when more, not less, is needed. Even the negotiators of the Agreement pointed out that collectively, the goals ...
  • Project TENDR – Documentary The science is in. The evidence is clear and sufficient. A group of leading health professionals, scientists and advocates agrees that chemical exposures are putting children at risk for neurodevelopmental disorders like autism, ADHD and learning disabilities. EHS Center Director, Irva Hertz-Picciotto is the co-founder of Project TENDR, an organization that is working to protect infants ...
  • Rebecca Calisi-Rodriguez, PhD receives 2017-18 EHS Scholar award Dr. Calisi-Rodríguez has been selected as the 2017-18 EHS Scholar, an award program sponsored by the Center’s Career Development Program. Her research focuses on how changing physical and social environments affect the brain, behavior, and reproduction. As the Center’s EHS Scholar, Dr. Calisi-Rodríguez plans to expand her research program to investigate how pollutants in the environment affect animal ...
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