GEMS spring meeting to feature NIEHS scientists and grantees
The Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society (GEMS) has announced the program for its April 27 spring meeting and NIEHS will play a prominent role. Stephanie Smith-Roe, Ph.D., GEMS president-elect and genetic toxicologist in the National Toxicology Program (NTP) at NIEHS, will introduce the speakers, and current GEMS president, Channa Keshava, Ph.D., from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will give the welcome.
The meeting, “Understanding How Genetic Variation Modifies Responses to Environmental Exposures,” will be held on the EPA campus in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Speakers include two NTP special volunteers, Jef French, Ph.D., and Mike Shelby, Ph.D.; NIEHS lead scientist Stephanie London, M.D., Dr.P.H.; and two NIEHS grantees, Samir Kelada, Ph.D., and Trudy Mackay, Ph.D.
More details and registration information are available on the GEMS website.