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Save the Date! HESI 2017 Annual Meeting will be held in Dublin, Ireland June 13-15, 2017.

Workshop on Advances and Roadblocks for use of Genomics Data in Cancer Risk Assessment for Drugs and Chemicals. May 25, 2017 – May 26, 2017, Montreal, Canada. Visit the workshop site to learn more.


Rethinking Developmental Toxicity Testing: Evolution or Revolution: The Blank Page Workshop April 19-20, 2107 in Washington, DC. Visit the Workshop site to learn more. This workshop is FLT Award eligible!

thrive2_resizeHESI THRIVE Network Named as White House Cancer Moonshot Participant

Vice President Joe Biden released today a final report on the Cancer Moonshot Task Force, naming the Health and Environmental Sciences Institute’s (HESI’s) THRIVE Network as a participant in the Moonshot’s efforts to further advance the task force’s goals. The Moonshot program is focused on making a decade's worth of progress in preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer in five years. Read the White House Fact Sheet here. See the full Press Release here.


microbiome_resizeNew HESI Emerging Issues Subcommittee on the Microbiome :

The HESI Emerging Issues (EI) Committee recently selected the Microbiome proposal to move forward as the new EI Subcommittee. A call for participants will go out shortly with the first kickoff teleconference planned for early 2017. More details coming soon!