Professor Steven Shea receives Outstanding Investigator Award

We are very pleased to announce that our Institute’s Director, Professor Steven A Shea, PhD, has just received a 7-year $6.5 million “Outstanding Investigator Award” from the National Heart,...

New public health resources from CDC

There has been no shortage of information available related to the coronavirus and COVID-19 infections during the past 18 months. During this time we have encouraged each of us to be smart reviewers...

Summer interns return!

We are pleased to welcome the 2021 Occupational Health Sciences' summer interns. It was a difficult decision in 2020, for the first time since beginning this important program, to temporarily pause...

Research Staff Spotlight: Shelby Watkins

For our May 2021 “Staff Spotlight”, we interviewed Shelby Watkins, M.P.H., C.P.H. (she/her), a research associate in the Nicole Bowles, Ph.D. Lab. Each month, we feature an Institute Staff...

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Research Staff Spotlight: Omar Ordaz

The "Institute's Staff Spotlight" is new for 2021. Each month, we will feature an Institute Staff member and share with the community a behind the scenes through a question and answer session to...

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Women’s History Month: Celebrating our scientists

In honor of Women’s History Month, we wanted to highlight our Institute scientists and their research areas. We appreciate their hard work and dedication to help improve the lives of workers...

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New podcast episodes featuring our scientists

In the final part of our Three Decades at the Institute Series, we have released two new podcast episodes where we feature our scientists: Part 3.1 Meet the Scientist: In this episode, we learn...

Alzheimer’s, sleep disruption and fruit flies

We congratulate Institute Associate Professor Doris Kretzschmar, Ph.D., upon her recently awarded National Institute of Aging R01 grant titled Connecting nuclear functions of Tau with pathology in...

Basic research returns

It doesn’t feel like it to us, but it was not long ago that our Institute’s research labs closed their doors – lights out, machines covered and unplugged, lab notebooks stored away for safety....