p53 tumor suppressor gene p53

p450 cytochrome P450

PBMC peripheral blood mononuclear cells

PI Principle Investigator

PNI psychoneuroimmunology

PKU phenylketonuria

P/T promotion and tenure

RD risk difference

RFA Request for Applications

RNA ribonucleic acid

RR risk ratio

SAGE serial analysis of gene expression

SCPD Promoter Database of Saccharomyces cerevisiae

SCW streptococcal cell wall

SEI Socioeconomic Index

SEN “Senegal” β-globin gene haplotype

SEPA Science Education Partnership Award

SES socioeconomic status

SIV simian immunodeficiency virus

SNP single nucleotide polymorphism

SNS sympathetic nervous system

SSRI selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor

TPMT thiopurine S-methyltransferase

U.S. DHHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

V1aR vasopressin-1a receptor

WHO World Health Organization

WIT What Is There?

XRCC1 x-ray cross complementing group 1



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