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Brian Berridge tapped to manage National Toxicology Program - National Institutes of Health (press release)

National Institutes of Health (press release)
“We are thrilled that Dr. Berridge is bringing his expertise to environmental health, including experience with both traditional and novel toxicological methods,” said Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., who has been the director of NTP since 2009, while also ...

Linking Biodiversity And Species Richness in Grasslands To Plant Bioenergy Potential - Science Trends

Science Trends
Landowners and farmers increasingly lack incentives to continue extensively managing (grazing or mowing) such habitats, particularly when the true value of such species-rich grasslands is not common knowledge (habitat for many animal species including ...

National Toxicology Program Gets New Associate Director ... - Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Health and Safety
Brian Berridge is NTP's new associate director. Formerly of GlaxoSmithKline, he will oversee day-to-day operations as NTP coordinates toxicology research and testing across nine different federal agencies, including the National Institutes of Health ...

Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health

Tifton, Georgia - United States

The mission of the Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health is to serve a lead role in development, consolidation and dissemination of information and programs focused on invasive species, forest health, natural resource and agricultural management through technology development, program implementation, training, applied research and public awareness at the state, regional, national and international levels.

The Goals of Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health:
* To become a preeminent national and international public service and outreach center.
* To develop collaboration between UGA and state, university, federal and international partners.
* To integrate and develop information and programs.
* To produce web sites, publications, posters and presentations.
* To serve as a clearing house for information, applied research and training.
* To promote public awareness, education and applied research.

Invasive Species: Kudzu
United States

Links and information on Pueraria montana var. lobata and its control.

Invasive Species Program
United States

Activities to prevent and control invasive plant and animal species that severely impact the lands and waters of the United States.

Invasive Species: Hogweed Profile
United States

Extensive list of links to weed fact sheets about Heracleum mantegazzianum.

United States

A worldwide resource for tracking exotic ants

Invasive Species: Water Hyacinth Profile
United States

Extensive list of links.

Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants
United States

Information, including databases, on aquatic and wetlands plants, including invasive plants and their control. Many internet links to related resources. From University of Florida.

Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants
United States

Aquatic plant database, images, drawings, video programs, and more.

International Center for Public Health - Center for Applied Genomics
United States

Research in biology and medicine using novel functional genomic approaches including the application and further development of DNA microarray technology.

FRESC - Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
United States

A multi-disciplinary research center within the USGS Biological Resources Division. Provides scientific understanding and technology to support sound management and conservation of forest and rangeland ecosystems in the U.S. Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West.

United States

Includes comprehensive health resources for cat owners and veterinary practitioners.