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Student's abstract earns conference registration fee waiver
Ratanesh Kumar Seth's abstract qualified for a full waiver of the registration fees at the Gordon Research Conference to be held on Aug 11-Aug 16 2013 in Andover, New Hampshire.

Volz article published in Environmental Science & Technology journal
Dave Volz and Kevin Elliott (Dept. of Philosophy) publish a Viewpoint paper in Environmental Science & Technology entitled "Redefining Risk Boundaries in a Shifting Global Chemical Market". Check it out at: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/es401979g

Chatterjee awarded ASPIRE 1 grant
Dr. Saurabh Chatterjee was awarded the ASPIRE l Grant from the University of South Carolina for his proposal entitled: "Epigenetic Modulations in Resveratrol-mediated Therapeutic Effects in Environmental Linked-Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis of Obesity" in April 2013.

Volz Lab publishes paper in Toxicological Sciences
Volz Lab publishes a paper in Toxicological Sciences reporting the developmental toxicity of a flame retardant formulation (Firemaster 550) widely used and detected in the United States. Check it out at: http://toxsci.oxfordjournals.org/content/133/1/144.abstract

ENHS student presents at Graduate Student Day
Suvarthi Das had an oral presentation: Exposure to Drinking Water Contaminants Promotes Autophagy in NASH of Obesity: It Takes Two to Tango! at the Graduate Student Day of the University of South Carolina held on April 12, 2013 in USC, Columbia, South Carolina

ENHS Professor Decho spends sabbatical in Scotland
Professor Alan Decho recently spent 4 months in Scotland at the University of St. Andrews (Scottish Oceans Institute) as part of a sabbatical. Below is the 'Castle Stalker' near Oban – remember this Monty Python fans?Castle Stalker


NSF grant links Arnold School, NanoCenter
(September 16, 2010)
Drug-resistant bacteria are a growing concern among healthcare professionals. But a new study brings the skills of scientists, Dr. Alan Decho and Dr. Brian Benicewicz, together to solve this problem.

Microbial fuel cell study under way
(August 2, 2010)

Bacteria in your tank? Not exactly. But scientists are working on a study, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, to find ways of converting CO2 into alcohol-based fuel.

Planning for the unexpected
(August 2, 2010)

As director of the Center for Public Health Preparedness, Dr. Jane Richter has spent seven years enhancing the Palmetto State’s efforts to deal with catastrophes.

What bacteria types do newborns have?

The Environmental Genomics Core Facility at the Arnold School conducted the DNA sequencing and analysis for a study of newborns and their bacterial communities.

Arnold School researcher leads breast cancer study
(June 16, 2010)
Dr. Robin Puett is leading a team of USC and DHEC researchers who will study a possible link between breast cancer and environmental factors, including airborne pollutants.

Feigley testifies on Navy study’s finding
(October 18, 2009)

USC expert tells Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee that a study of issues surrounding pollution at Atsugi Naval Air Facility in Japan needs additional work.

New ENHS chair outlines challenges
(October 1, 2009)

Dr. Dwayne A. Porter says his department has key role in educating the public that human activities have long-term consequences for the environment.

New tenure-track faculty members on board
(September 2, 2009)

Dr. Swann Arp Adams, Dr. Deborah Billings, Dr. Roger D. Newman-Norlund, and Dr. David C. Volz bring a wealth of experience and scholarship to Arnold School of Public Health.

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