Career briefs

Dec. 08, 2013 @ 05:14 PM

NIEHS mentor and fellow honored
DURHAM -- Two scientists at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences were selected and honored as “Mentor of the Year” and “Fellow of the Year.”
Chapel Hill resident Dale Sandler, lead researcher on several studies and chief of the NIEHS Epidemiology Branch, was chosen as Mentor of the Year.
Sandler was recognized for her ability to guide her scientists and staff without hindering their individual development, according to a news release, and was also praised for providing networking and career development opportunities. 
The Fellow of the Year honor went to Steven Roberts, a postdoctoral fellow in the NIEHS Chromosome Stability Group. The award recognizes extraordinary qualities in trainees that will prepare them for a well-rounded research career.
Recipients of the two awards were nominated by staff and chosen by the NIEHS Trainees Assembly, an organization at NIEHS dedicated to fostering professional development of its trainees.

Travel agents win recognition for Cruise Holidays
DURHAM -- Cruise Holidays International has announced that a Durham travel agent was one of Triangle-area travel agents to win national awards from the travel agency network Cruise Holidays.
Anita Lynch, based in Durham, has won an Outstanding Sales Achievement award. The Outstanding Sales Achievement award recognizes agents in the top 5 percent of all travel agents in the Cruise Holidays network.