The Risk Assessment Information System Education Feature ASHG announces DNA Day essay contest winner Rachel Gleyzer, a tenth grade student at Bergen County Academies in Hackensack, N.J., took first place this year in the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) ninth Annual DNA Day Essay Contest. Her essay explored the role genetics and the environment play in absolute pitch (AP), a person's ability to accurately and instantly identify a musical tone's pitch. The USA Science and Engineering Festival is coming! The USA Science & Engineering Festival is a national grassroots effort to advance STEM education and inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. Read about NHGRI's past events for the Science Festival Highlights National DNA Day 2014 Today is National DNA Day! National DNA Day is a unique day when students, teachers and the public can learn more about genetics and genomics! Apply for NHGRI-ASHG's new education fellowship for genetics professionals
Published OECD SIDS initial assessments of HPV chemicals Key Documents OECD Existing Chemicals Database eChemPortal Other Websites and Databases Data Ownership Key Documents When a chemical or chemical category has been agreed by OECD member countries, several final documents are available to the public: The OECD-generated profile (called either the Screening Information Dataset (SIDS) Initial Assessment Profile (SIAP) or the Initial Targeted Assessment Profile (ITAP)) contains brief summaries of SIDS endpoints as well as the major conclusions of the hazard assessment. See the Manual for the Assessment of Chemicals for information on the process of gathering information, testing and assessing chemicals and chemical categories in the Cooperative Chemicals Assessment Programme, offers additional search capabillities and contains several useful lists and reports for easy viewing. OECD Existing Chemicals Database eChemPortal Other Websites and Databases UNEP Chemicals European Commission Japan's Chemical Substances Control Law Data Ownership
TermSciences : terminologie Sous-rubriques : Partenaires Présentation du projet Termsciences, portail terminologique développé par l’INIST en association avec le LORIA et l’ATILF a pour but de valoriser et de mutualiser les ressources terminologiques (lexiques, dictionnaires, thesaurus) des organismes publics de recherche et d’enseignement supérieur pour aboutir à la constitution d’un référentiel terminologique commun. Les objectifs de ce projet sont les suivants : Proposer une vision intégrée de la terminologie scientifique Fédérer des compétences pour la constitution et la (...) Lire la suite Listes des ressources Lire la suite Liste des partenaires Un certain nombre de partenaires ont exprimé un intérêt pour le projet en proposant que leur ressources soient valorisées via le portail ou en apportant leur expertise à la mise en place de TemSciences. Lire la suite Description terminologique L’ensemble des données terminologiques contenues dans le portail TermSciences sont représentées selon la norme TMF ISO 16642.
IARC - INTERNATIONAL AGENCY FOR RESEARCH ON CANCER ITER ITER is a free Internet database of human health risk values and cancer classifications for over 680 chemicals of environmental concern from multiple organizations worldwide. ITER is the only database that presents risk data in a tabular format for easy comparison, along with a synopsis explaining differences in data and a link to each organization for more information. Search Original ITER Search ITER on TOXNET ITER is currently available at its "Original ITER" location ( and is also available as part of the TOXNET compilation of databases ( The Risk Information Exchange (RiskIE) is a companion database to ITER. RiskIE is a database of notifications about a variety of human health risk assessment projects that are underway or recently completed.
Travel.State.Gov TERA DOE Research and Development Accomplishments The Genes Have It! March 2016 is the 30th anniversary of the Santa Fe Workshop, which brought together participants from government, academia, and the private sector to explore the possibility of sequencing the human genome. This Workshop was sponsored by DOE and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). It met the goal of Charles DeLisi, then Associate Director of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Health and Environmental Research (OHER), by laying out an approach to sequence the human genome. The Human Genome Project (HGP) was formalized in mid-February 1990. More Information Featured Scientist Courtesy of Northwestern University Welcome to the Department of Energy (DOE) Research and Development (R&D) Accomplishments, a central forum for information about the outcomes of past DOE R&D that have had significant economic impact, have improved people's lives, orhave been widely recognized as remarkable advances in science. Top
Allergy and Infectious Diseases The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. For more than 60 years, NIAID research has led to new therapies, vaccines, diagnostic tests, and other technologies that have improved the health of millions of people in the United States and around the world. NIAID is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Since 1984, Dr. Fauci has been the director of NIAID, where he oversees an extensive research portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose, and treat infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, influenza, tuberculosis, malaria, and illness from potential agents of bioterrorism. Scientific Jobs Fellowship and Training Postdocs can browse current NIAID Postdoctoral Fellowship openings and apply to open positions online.
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (NPG) The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classes for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals. The NIOSH Pocket Guide does not contain an analysis of all pertinent data, rather it presents key information and data in abbreviated or tabular form for chemicals or substance groupings (e.g. cyanides, fluorides, manganese compounds) that are found in the work environment. The information found in the NIOSH Pocket Guide should help users recognize and control occupational chemical hazards. Search the NIOSH Pocket Guide Enter search terms separated by spaces. Download the NIOSH Pocket Guide Download the NIOSH Pocket Guide CD-ROM as an ISO image file and create a disc with CD-ROM authoring software. Ordering Information To order free copies of the NIOSH Pocket Guide: Comments
CE Delft - Over CE Delft CE Delft is een onafhankelijk onderzoeks- en adviesbureau, gespecialiseerd in het ontwikkelen van innovatieve oplossingen van milieu- en duurzaamheidsvraagstukken. Wij zijn goed ingevoerd in de inhoudelijke thema's en de relevante beleidsnetwerken van bedrijven, overheden en maatschappelijke organisaties. Kenmerken van onze oplossingen zijn: beleidsmatig haalbaar, technisch onderbouwd, economisch verstandig, maar ook maatschappelijk rechtvaardig. Onze resultaten worden bij voorkeur openbaar gemaakt, want wij willen onze kennis en inzichten graag delen. Praktijkgericht Elk project is praktijkgericht. CE Delft is opgericht in 1978, ontvangt geen subsidies en heeft geen winstoogmerk.
Chemical Reactivity Worksheet (CRW) | Planning for Environmental The Chemical Reactivity Worksheet (CRW) is a free software program you can use to find out about the chemical reactivity of thousands of common hazardous chemicals. Download the Chemical Reactivity Worksheet for Windows, Mac, or iPad. Reactivity is the tendency of substances to undergo chemical change, which can result in hazards—such as heat generation or toxic gas byproducts. The CRW predicts possible hazards from mixing chemicals and is designed to be used by emergency responders and planners, as well as the chemical industry, to help prevent dangerous chemical incidents. The chemical datasheets in the CRW database contain information about the intrinsic hazards of each chemical and about whether a chemical reacts with air, water, or other materials. It also includes case histories on specific chemical incidents, with references. The Compatibility Chart shows the predicted hazards of mixing the chemicals in a mixture in an easy-to-use graphical interface.