UH College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
August 2009
Jan-Åke Gustafsson, Robert A. Welch Professor of biology and biochemistry, and his team at UH’s Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling are working on an EPA-funded project to better understand how certain industrial chemicals affect human health.
In this issue...
NSM Researchers Get EPA Grant To Study Toxin Effects On Embryonic Development
Thanks to a $3.2 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a group of University of Houston researchers is leading a project that will enhance scientists' understanding of how industrial chemicals in the environment can harm human health and development. more
Photo - UH Receives Federal Grant to Increase Minority Science Ph.D’s
UH Receives Federal Grant to Increase Minority Science Ph.D's
With the help of a major federal grant the University of Houston will implement an innovative new program this fall to recruit and support more minority doctorate students in science and engineering. more

Photo - NSM Alum Thrive In Houston Dentistry
Alumni Highlight: NSM Alums Thrive In Houston Dentistry
The University of Houston alums who have entered dentistry are doing more than filling cavities or removing wisdom teeth – they are leaving their mark and excelling in their profession. more