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University of Iowa News Release

March 22, 2004

Deadline Approaching For 2004 CHEEC Seed Grant Program

The deadline for research proposals for the University of Iowa Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination (CHEEC) seed grant program is 5 p.m. Monday, April 5.

Research seed grants are intended for pilot studies that stimulate the growth and development of innovative lines of environmental health research. CHEEC supports and conducts environmental health research relating to environmental toxins. Its mission is to determine the levels of environmental contamination specifically associated with human health effects.

For more information about CHEEC and its seed grant program, contact David Riley at 319-335-4016, or visit the CHEEC Web site at www.cheec.uiowa.edu/.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Science Relations, 5135 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1178

MEDIA CONTACT: David Pedersen, 319-335-8032, david-pedersen@uiowa.edu