News Content News Content for Environmental Health Sciences Center en Postdoctoral position opening at the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health <h2>Join the Laboratory of Precision Environmental Health at Columbia University</h2> <h4>Deep sequencing in environmental epidemiology, with applications to epigenetics and RNA investigations</h4> <p><strong>Principal Investigator</strong>: <a href="">Andrea Baccarelli</a></p> May 01, 2019 - 11:51am Jennifer Biddle Joanna Chiu, Chancellor’s Fellow and Pilot Project Grantee <p><img alt="Joanna Chiu" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="d5db149c-a635-4eb0-9444-7f5d8d42dec1" height="257" src="/sites/g/files/dgvnsk2556/files/inline-images/Joanna%20Chiu.jpg" width="206" class="align-left" /></p> March 07, 2019 - 4:20pm Jennifer Biddle The School of Public Health at the University of Washington is hiring! <aside class="wysiwyg-feature-block"><h3 class="wysiwyg-feature-block__title">University of Washington, Seattle</h3> <div class="wysiwyg-feature-block__body"> <p><span><span><span><span><span><span><span><span>The University of Washington's Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences in the School of Public Heath is hiring </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span>a full-time position as assistant or associate professor without tenure (WOT) in Environmental Health Microbiomes.<span><span><span><span><span><span><span><span> <a> February 01, 2019 - 7:59am Jennifer Biddle Folic acid may mitigate autism risk <p><img alt="vitamin" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="00d3b2c0-1a10-410c-b14c-f42cfe7cb012" src="/sites/g/files/dgvnsk2556/files/inline-images/Prenatal_vitamin_tablets-150x150_0.jpg" class="align-left" />Researchers at UC Davis and other institutions have shown that mothers who take recommended amounts of folic acid around conception might reduce their children’s pesticide-related autism risk. April 18, 2018 - 12:31pm Jung Ho Sung Message from the Director - Climate change and health <p>The decision in Washington last week to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, which was signed by 195 parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, is a step in the wrong direction, at a time when more, not less, is needed. Even the negotiators of the Agreement pointed out that collectively, the goals set by individual countries for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions were insufficient to avert adverse impacts of climate change. June 05, 2017 - 12:57pm Jung Ho Sung Project TENDR (Video) <p>Leading health professionals, scientists and advocates agree that exposure to chemicals are putting children at risk for neurodevelopmental disorders like autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and learning disabilities.</p> <p>UC Davis Environmental Health Sciences Center Director Irva Hertz-Picciotto is leading initiatives around these environmental impacts on kids. One such push is Project TENDR (Targeting Environmental Neuro-Developmental Risks), an organization working to protect infants and children from preventable threats to healthy brain development.</p> February 24, 2017 - 12:59pm Jung Ho Sung