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Seminar: Nov. 10, Jessica Brandt

Our seminar speaker on Friday, November 10, from 12:00 – 1:20pm in Field Auditorium, Environment Hall, will be our own Jessica Brandt, a 5th year UPEH/ITEHP PhD ca

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Seminar: Nov. 3, Dr. Andrew Whitehead, UC Davis

Our speaker this Friday, November 3, is Dr. Andrew Whitehead from UC Davis. We be in Field Auditorium, Environment Hall, on Duke’s West Campus, for his talk fr

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Seminar: October 27, Laura Maurer, PhD, MPH, ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences, Inc.

A friendly reminder about the upcoming Friday, October 27, UPEH/ITEHP Seminar from 12:00 pm – 1:20 pm in Love Auditorium, LSRC B101, on Duke’s West Campus. Laura Maurer, P

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Seminar: Oct. 20, Robert Tighe, MD, Duke University Medical Center

Please join us on Friday, October 20, at 12:00 pm in Field Auditorium, Environment Hall, to hear Dr. Robert Tighe speak about “Links between pulmonary macrophage functio

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Seminar: Oct. 13, Dr. Christopher Kassotis, PhD

Please join us on Friday, October 13, at 12:00 pm in Field Auditorium, Environment Hall, to hear Dr. Chris Kassotis speak about “Mechanisms of adipogenic activity of env

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Seminar: October 6, Dr. Rebecca Fry, UNC

On Friday, October 6, at 12:00 pm in Environment Hall’s Field Auditorium, Dr. Rebecca Fry will present a talk entitled “The Placental Epigenome as a Driver of th

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Seminar: Friday, Sept. 29, Andrea Baccarelli, MD, PhD

On Friday, September 29, at 12:00 pm in Environment Hall’s Field Auditorium, Dr. Andrea Baccarelli will present a talk entitled “Mitochondriomics and Epigenet

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Friday, Sept. 22 – Duke University Superfund Research Center Fall Symposium

Join us on Friday, September 22! A Superfund-themed symposium will be held in Environment Hall on Duke University’s West Campus from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Bill Suk,

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UPEH Admission Application Open Now!

The UPEH Application is now available online at The Duke Graduate School website! The deadline is December 8 (listed under “Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Healt

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Friday, Sept. 8 UPEH Seminar – “Translating Science and Engaging Communities: Overview and Trainee Opportunities”

  Charlotte Clark, PhD, and Elizabeth Shapiro-Garza, PhD, the directors of the Duke University Superfund Research Center’s Research Translation Core (RTC) and Community

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UPEH Fall Symposium – September 22

The UPEH 2017 Fall Symposium will be dedicated to the Superfund Research Center. Please meet in Field Auditorium in Environment Hall on Duke University’s West Campus for

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Superfund Research Center Funding Renewed

As of Spring 2017, the Duke Superfund Research Center has been renewed for an additional five-year grant cycle. The new center will support five research projects as

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Save the Date! 2017 Fall Forum: Health and the Environment in North Carolina

The 2017 Fall Forum, organized by the Duke Environmental Health Scholars Program, will be held at the 21C Museum Hotel in Durham, NC, from November 30 – December 1.

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Last seminar of the semester this Friday April 14th! Our speaker will be Dr. Kate Hoffman

Last seminar of the semester this Friday April 14th! Our speaker will be Dr. Kate Hoffman discussing “Perinatal Exposure to Flame Retardant Chemicals and Impacts on Chil

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Two toxicology seminars left this semester!

There are two toxicology seminars left this semester! This Friday April 7th join us in Love Auditorium (LSRC B101) to hear from Dr. Stephanie Smith-Roe from NIEHS on “Te

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Friday 3/31 Tox Seminar Moved to Love Auditorium!

Please join us for Friday’s Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program (ITEHP) presented by Lilah Glazer, PhD, Duke University:   The life-long behavioral c

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Spring Symposium Friday March 24th! – Developmental Neurotoxicity

This Friday March 24th is our SPRING SYMPOSIUM! The topic this year is: Developmental Neurotoxicity: Differences in Toxic Effects and Toxic Effects on Sex Differences. This sy

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This Friday March 10th, we’ll hear from ITEHP PhD Student Drew Day at our weekly Tox Seminar

Drew Day, one of our ITEHP students, will be speaking this week on “Characterizing the cardiorespiratory effects of ozone in the air pollution mixture.”  

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Tox Seminar March 3rd: We’ll hear from Dr. Susan Murphy on “Toxicant effects on epigenetics of sperm”

This Friday, March 3rd, we’ll hear from Dr. Susan Murphy on “Toxicant effects on epigenetics of sperm.” See you at this week’s #toxseminar ! Read more

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Tox Seminar this Friday Feb. 24th – We’ll hear from Brian Smith on Env. Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO)

This week we will hear from Dr. Brian Smith on Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Learn more about ECHO here

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Thank you again to Trip Van Noppen for his talk on “Current Developments in Toxics Law and Policy”

We had a full room today for Trip Van Noppen’s, J.D. talk!  

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Tox Seminar Feb 17th with President of Earth Justice

This week we will hear from Trip Van Noppen, J.D.,  on “Current Developments in Toxics Law and Policy.”  Friday, February 17, 2017 WHEN: Noon – 1:15 pm

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Tox Seminar with Chris Faulk on February 3rd!

Join us in Field Auditorium to hear from Dr. Christopher Faulk on “DNA methylation in ultra-conserved elements: From generations to species.” Lunch will be provide

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This week, Jan 27th, we will hear from Dr. Cathrine Hoyo at our toxicology seminar

This week we will hear from Dr. Cathrine Hoyo of North Carolina State University on “Prenatal heavy metal burden and early signs of cardiometabolic dysfunction: Insights

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Spring 2017 Seminars Begin Starting January 13th

Our weekly ecotoxicology seminar will restart beginning January 13th with a talk by Dr. Sreenivasa Ramaiahgari on “Organotypic in vitro Models for Studying Chemical-indu

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Tox Seminar this Friday welcomes Dr. Darryl B. Hood from Ohio State University

  Join us this Friday, November 18th in Love Auditorium (LSRC B101) for Dr. Darryl B. Hood’s talk on Molecular neurotoxicology studies inform application of a

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Congratulations to the ITEHP students who presented posters at the 2016 School of Medicine Basic Science Day

This past Monday November 7th, three of our ITEHP students had the wonderful opportunity to highlight the research accomplishments by presenting posters at the 2016 Schoo

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Congratulations to ITEHP PhD candidate Claudia Gonzalez-Hunt for winning 1st prize in the poster competition at the GEMS meeting!

Congratulations to PhD candidate Claudia Gonzalez-Hunt from Dr. Joel Meyer’s lab for winning first prize in the poster competition at the Genetics and Environmental Mutagene

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Congratulations to ITEHP PhD Candidate Casey Lindberg who was awarded a research fellowship!

Superfund trainee Casey Lindberg has received a research fellowship from the North Carolina Sea Grant and the Water Resources Research Institute to complete a o

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September 30th ITEHP Alumni Symposium a Big Success!

Eleven ITEHP alumni presented a series of thoughtful and challenging career-focused talks to almost 75 attendees from Duke and other triangle institutions. Several opportuniti

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Register for the Fall Symposium!

This Fall’s Symposium features Duke University ITEHP Alumni who will be discussing their own professional development and career paths. This event will be held in Field

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ITEHP Alumni Career Symposium to be held on September 30th

ITEHP will welcome back 12 of its program alumni to discuss their career paths on September 30th in Field Auditorium. Stay tuned for the agenda and registration details.

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ITEHP Seminar Series Begins on September 2nd

Our Fall ITEHP Seminar series kicks off on September 2nd with a talk presented by NSOE Professors Charlotte Clark & Elizabeth Shapiro titled “Communication out of th

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Jessica Brandt Receives 2016 EPA STAR Fellowship

Third year ITEHP, Nicholas School of the Environment PhD Student, Jessica Brandt has been awarded a 2016 EPA STAR (Science to Achieve Results) Fellowship in the amount of $132

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ITEHP Alum Dr. Pam Noyes Wins Best Postdoctoral Publication at the 2016 Society of Toxicology Conference

The ITEHP would like to congratulate ITEHP and Nicholas School of the Environment Alum, Dr. Pamela Noyes for winning an award for best postdoc publication at 2016 SOT. To read

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Anthony Luz Awarded F31 Grant from NIEHS

Congratulations to Tony Luz for being awarded The Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31)!   The Kirschs

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ITEHP Spring Seminars: Join us on Fridays at Noon!

ITEHP Seminars are held each Friday in Field Auditorium in Environment Hall unless otherwise noted. All are welcome to attend! For the complete schedule, please visit the Semi

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Capacity Audience for ITEHP’s Toxicity of Power Symposium!

Our sold out November 13, 2015 Fall symposium, The Toxicity of Power, brought together scientists, students, regulators and the concerned public to highlight specific toxicolo

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David Hinton named Water Conservationist of the Year by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation

ITEHP faculty member, David Hinton has been honored as Water Conservationist of the Year by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation. In selecting David for this well-deserved r

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Lauren Wyatt Wins Student Poster Competition

Congrats to ITEHP, Nicholas School PhD student, Lauren Wyatt, who has just returned from Sao Paolo, Brazil, where she won a Student Poster Competition at the International Soc

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Stapleton study shows chemicals in house dust may trigger receptor linked to obesity

Recently published in Environmental Science & Technology, analysis by Stapleton’s co-author, Duke PhD student Mingliang Fang, showed that 28 of 30 semi-volatile compound

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Non-Academic Biomedical Career Workshop – June 2, 2014

ITEHP grad students are invited to attend a Non-Academic Career Workshop for School of Medicine biomedical graduate students on June 2, 2015. The workshop will be from 9:30 am

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Dr. Daniel Schlenk visits ITEHP!

Join us in Field Auditorium at 10:30AM on Thursday, May 7th for a special presentation by UC Riverside professor, Dr. Daniel Schlenk. Dr. Schlenk’s talk is titled, ̶

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Radio In Vivo Interviews ITEHP Director

Dr. Richard Di Giulio, Director of the ITEHP, was a featured guest on today’s Radio In Vivo show hosted by Ernie Hood. Dr. Di Giulio shared his research as well as progr

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Review by Avner Vengosh awarded by ES&T

Congratulations to ITEHP faculty member, Avner Vengosh for a recently published study that was selected as one of the best published pieces of 2015 by Environmental Science &

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Duke Environment Magazine features Lauren Wyatt

Congratulations to Lauren Wyatt, who was just featured in the Spring 2015 edition of the Duke Environment Magazine. Lauren shares her experiences as a student at Duke and how

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Tox Seminar with Edward Zhu 4/24

Please join us this Friday, April 22nd for ITEHP Doctoral student, Edward Zhu’s presentation titled, “Circuit and behavior basis of egg-laying site selection in D

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Tox Seminar with John Rooney 4/17

This Friday’s Tox Seminar is with John Rooney, a Duke University ITEHP Doctoral Candidate. His talk is titled “Later Life Consequences of Developmental Mitochondri

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Tox Seminar with Laura Macaulay 4/10

This Friday’s Tox Seminar is with Laura Macaulay, a Duke University ITEHP Doctoral Candidate. Her talk is titled “Endocrine and Neurobehavioral Effects from Flame

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An Interview with Ted Slotkin: Reflecting on 45 years of teaching at Duke University

    Here in the Superfund Research Center and the Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program, we are celebrating Dr. Theodore Slotkin for his recently re

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Tox Seminar with Priyaanka Nanduri 3/27

This Friday’s Tox Seminar is with Priyaanka Nanduri, a Duke University ITEHP Doctoral Candidate. Join us in Field Auditorium at noon to hear her talk!

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ToxSeminar with Thomas Fang 3/20

This Friday’s ToxSeminar is with Mingliang (Thomas) Fang, a Duke University ITEHP Doctoral Candidate. His talk is titled “Characterizing the Binding Potential, Ac

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Tox Seminar with David Janz, Ph.D 3/6

This Friday’s Tox Seminar is with Dr. David Janz from the University of Saskatchewan. His talk is titled “Selenium: When a Good Nutrient is Bad.” Please join

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Tox Seminar with Thomas Knudsen, Ph.D. 2/27

This Friday’s Tox Seminar is with Dr. Thomas Knudsen from the EPA. His talk is titled “Computational Embryology and Predictive Toxicology.” Please join us in

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Tox Seminar with Andrey Massarsky, Ph.D. 2/20

This Friday’s Tox Seminar is with Dr. Andrey Massarsky, a Postdoctoral Associate at Duke University. His talk is titled “Impacts of Total Particulate Matter from C

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Tox Seminar with Jerry Yakel, Ph.D. 2/13

This Friday’s Tox Seminar is with Dr. Jerry Yakel from NIEHS. His talk is titled “Role of Nicotinic ACh Receptors in Hippocampal Excitability and Plasticity.”

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Spring Symposium held on 4/3/15

Check out our Spring Symposium 2015 tab for the agenda and registration information for our symposium scheduled on Friday, April 3rd.

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Tox Seminar with William Pan, Ph.D. 2/6

This Friday’s Tox Seminar is with Dr. William Pan from Duke University. His talk is titled “Human fertility and Land Use Change in the Amazon, What’s the Con

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Environmental Factor covers Dr. Mamta Behl’s seminar

A few weeks ago, Dr. Mamta Behl from the National Toxicology Program joined us for a Friday ToxSeminar. Ernie Hood from NIEHS writes about her presentation in this month’

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Tox Seminar with Jordan Bailey, Ph.D. 1/30

This Friday’s Tox Seminar is with Dr. Jordan Bailey, a Duke University Postdoctoral Associate. Her talk is titled “The Development and Use of a Neurobehavioral T

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Tox Seminar with Mamle Quarmyne 1/23

This Friday’s Tox Seminar is with Mamle Quarmyne, an ITEHP Doctoral Candidate at Duke University. This week’s talk is titled “Protein Tyrocsine Phosphatase R

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Tox Seminar with Dr. Mamta Behl 1/16

This Friday’s Tox Seminar is with Mamta Behl, Ph.D. from NIEHS, NTP. Her talk is titled “Screening Compounds with Developmental and Neurotoxic Potential: Flame Ret

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Jordan Kozal wins Best Poster at SETAC 2014!

Congratulations to Jordan Kozal, 2nd year ITEHP student, for her Best Student Poster award at the 2014 SETAC North America meeting in Vancouver, CA. Jordan’s poster foc

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Symposium Recap!

Endocrine researchers explore dimensions of dose response By Eddy Ball, NIEHS NMDR — looking at dose response through the endocrine lens “The question is no longer whether

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Tox Seminar with Mark Robson, PhD, MPH 12/5

This Friday’s Tox Seminar features Dr. Mark Robson with Rutgers University. His talk is titled “Challenges and Opportunities in Agricultural Environmental Health.&

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Tox Seminar with Emily Mazure, MSI 11/21

This Friday’s Tox Seminar is with Emily Mazure, MSI from Duke University Medical Center Library. Her talk is titled “Do You Know? Resources and Services from the M

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Cardno ChemRisk interviews Fri. Nov 21

Cardno ChemRisk will be on-campus on November 21 for an Information Session and to conduct interviews. If you are interested in an interview during their visit, please ema

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Tox Seminar with Daniel Brown, PhD Candidate 11/7

This Friday’s Tox Seminar is with Daniel Brown, Nicholas School of the Environment ITEHP PhD candidate. HIs talk is titled “Later Life Consequences of Early Life E

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Next Week’s Seminar: Room Change

We’ve had a room change for next week’s (11/7) seminar with Daniel Brown. Please find us in the new Environment Hall, Room 2102. Same time!   Questions: eve.m

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Tox Seminar with Richard Woychik, PhD 10/31

Please join us for this Friday’s Tox Seminar with Dr. Richard Woychik from NIEHS. His talk is titled “Exploring the Epigenetic Landscape of Environmental Exposures

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Congratulations to Xiaoxing Cui!

Congratulations to ITEHP graduate student Xiaoxing Cui  for receiving 1st place in the student poster competition at the International Society of Exposure Science 2014 confer

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Tox Seminar with Seth Kullman, PhD – 10/17

Join us for this Friday’s ToxSeminar with Dr. Seth Kullman from North Carolina State University. His talk is titled “Can Environmental Exposures Recapitulate Genet

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Have you registered for the ToxSymposium?

Don’t forget to register for this semester’s symposium! Low Dose Effects / Non-Monotonic Responses of Endocrine Disruptors When: Friday, October 24, 2014 at 8:30AM

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Tox Seminar with Sven-Eric Jordt, PhD – 10/10

Join us for this Friday’s Tox Seminar with Dr. Sven-Eric Jordt from Duke University Medical Center. His talk is titled “Counter Irritation by Menthol: Pharmacolog

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Tox Seminar with Dr. Manijeh Berenji 10/3

Please join us for ToxSeminar this Friday with Manijeh Berenji, MD, MPH from Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Berenji’s talk is titled “Clinical Reality of Heav

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Save the Date! NC Society of Toxicology – Career Panel Discussion 10/9

The NC Society of Toxicology is holding a career panel discussion, “Hot Topics in Toxicology. Fracking, Coal Fly Ash, E Cigarettes,” on October 9th from 12pm-1:00

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Daniel Brown wins McClellan-Green Award

Congratulations to Daniel Brown, an ITEHP graduate student in Richard Di Giulio’s laboratory, who recently received the 2014 Pat McClellan-Green student travel award! Da

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Tox Seminar with Nicole Kleinstreuer, PhD 9/26

Please join us this Friday, 9/26 for ToxSeminar with Dr. Nicole Kleinstreuer from the ILS/NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEA

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Congratulations Dr. Kuhn!

Our very own Cynthia Kuhn, Director of Graduate Studies, has earned a Golden Goose Award in recognition of her work on a federally funded study that has turned out to have a s

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Postdoc Positions Available at University of Arizona

Two postdoctoral positions are available through the Toxicology Training Program at the University of Arizona. This training program titled “Training in Environmental Toxico

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Postdoc Opening for AOP-Oriented Research at University of Minnesota Duluth

  The Department of Biology at the University of Minnesota Duluth seeks a Post-Doctoral Associate to conduct research related to the development and application of pathwa

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RSVP for Fall Symposium on Low Dose Effects / Non-Monotonic Responses of Endocrine Disruptors

Registration is now open for the Fall 2014 Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Symposium which will be held on Friday, October 24th at the Searle Center on Duke’s

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Christina Bear Reflects on visit to Duke!

Christina Bear, a high school student from Golden, visited Duke this summer and toured ITEHP labs to learn about environmental health and toxicology. Christina shares some ph

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Tox Seminar with Dr. Daniel Vallero 9/19

  Join us this Friday, 9/19 for ToxSeminar with Dr. Daniel Vallero from the US-EPA. Dr. Vallero’s talk is titled “Integrating Toxicology and Exposure to Prioritiz

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Laura Macaulay receives Otto Hutzinger Student Award

Laura Macaulay, an ITEHP graduate student in Heather Stapleton’s laboratory, received the prestigious Otto Hutzinger Student Award at this year’s International Dio

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ToxSeminar with Audrey Bone 9/5

   Audrey Bone, an ITEHP graduate student, will be presenting at ToxSeminar this Friday from Noon-1:30PM in Field Auditorium in the new Environmental Hall! Her talk is

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ToxSeminar this Friday with Dr. Daniel Baden

Join us this Friday for ToxSeminar with Dr. Daniel Baden from UNC-Wilmington’s Center for Marine Science. Dr. Baden’s talk is titled, From Beach to Beside: Gettin

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EPA’s 2nd ToxCast Data Summit

US EPA will be hosting it’s second Data Summit for Beginning the dialogue about using new data to transform chemical safety evaluations.    September 29-30, 2014

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ToxSeminar with Sonja Brun

ToxSeminar this Thursday with Sonja Brun   Sonja Brun, a graduate student in the Pharmacology and Cancer Biology Dept. (Wechsler-Reya Lab, Sanford Burnham Medical Researc

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Special Seminar this Friday

Special ITEHP Seminar this Friday, June 6th with Christina Bear   Richard Di Giulio and the Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program will be hosting a semin

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Lauren Wyatt wins Best Poster Award at Carolina SETAC!

Lauren Wyatt wins Best Poster award at Carolina SETAC this past weekend!   Congratulations to Lauren Wyatt who received the award for Best Poster this past Saturday at Ca

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Seminar this Friday with Pauline Mendola

This Friday, April 25th, Dr. Pauline Mendola joins us at Duke for ToxSeminar. Her presentation is titled, Complications of Pregnancy Associated with Asthma and the Impact of

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Ram Ramabhadran, Ph.D. (USEPA) joins us this Friday for ToxSeminar

Ram Ramabhadran, Ph.D. US EPA (retired) Dr. Ramabhadran joins us for ToxSeminar this Friday, April 11th at Noon. His talk is titled, Tox 21 in the Rearview Mirror: Climbing E

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Paul J. Lioy visits Duke for ToxSeminar

    Dr. Paul Lioy from Rutgers University will be visiting Duke University on Friday, April 4th. His talk is titled, Exposure Science: The Other Half of Environmental a

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Seminar with Dr. Chuan-Yuan Li on 3/28

Dr. Chuan-Yuan Li will be speaking at ToxSeminar this Friday, March 28, at Noon. Dr. Li is a faculty member in the ITEHP as well as the Departments of Dermatology and Pharmaco

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Spring Symposium Recap

On March 7th, ITEHP co-hosted the Spring 2014 Symposium, Cognitive Impairment Caused by Developmental Neurotoxic Exposure: Mechanisms, Consequences and Therapeutic Treatment

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Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society Spring Meeting

Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society GEMS Spring Meeting – April 28, 2014 U.S. EPA, RTP Campus Auditorium   THE CARCINOGENICITY OF OUTDOOR AIR POLLUTION     

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ToxSeminar with Simon Roberts

This Friday ITEHP PhD Candidate, Simon Roberts, will present his research in a talk titled PBDE Metabolism and Effects on Thyroid Hormone Regulation in Cultured Human Astrocy

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Jon Samet from USC visits on March 24th

Air Pollution and Health: A Never-ending Story – Jonathan Samet, MD, MS ·         March 24, 2014 ·         10:00am – 11:05am ·        

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Congratulations, Dr. Vengosh!

Congratulations to Dr. Avner Vengosh!    Dr. Vengosh has received the Best Science Article Award of 2013 from Environmental Science and Technology for his paper titled

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No seminar this week

Due to the Spring Symposium, we will not be hosting ToxSeminar this week. If you are looking for the symposium agenda, click here. Unfortunately, registration for this event w

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Seminar with Wei Chou Tseng

Wei Chou Tseng, ITEHP PhD Candidate, will present a talk titled Somato-dedritic axon initial segment outposts dependent on 480 kDa ankyrin-G organize GABAergic synapses in hip

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CSETAC 2014 at Clemson!

  CSETAC 2014 Announcement   Clemson University is proud to announce that we will be hosting the 2014 Carolina Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (CSE

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Spring NC SOT meeting on March 11

Reminder: Spring meeting for the North Carolina Society of Toxicology (NC SOT) Regional Chapter, “Systems Toxicology: Integration From the Gene to the Population”. The mee

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ITEHP Spring Symposium, March 7

The 2014 Duke Toxicology Spring Symposium “Cognitive Impairment Caused by Developmental Neurotoxic Exposure: Mechanisms, Consequences and Therapeutic Treatment” will be he

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Laura Dishaw, ITEHP Ph.D. Candidate, presents for ToxSeminar

Laura Dishaw, an ITEHP Ph.D. Candidate in Heather Stapleton’s lab, presents her research this Friday, February 21 from Noon-1:30PM in LSRC A247. Her talk is titled, Upta

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Daniel Baden visits for ToxSeminar

  Daniel Baden, Ph.D., the Director of the University of North Carolina Wilimington’s Marine Center, visits Duke this Friday, February 14th to present “From B

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Greg Goss speaks Feb. 7

Dr. Gregory Goss from the University of Alberta, speaks at the ITEHP Spring 2014 Seminar Series this Friday, February 7th. His talk, titled “Nanoparticles: Much Ado Abou

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Workshop on Aquatic Models and 21st Century Toxicology

The National Toxicology Progam, US Environmental Protection Agency, and NC State University have coordinated to develop “a collaborative workshop on aquatic vertebrate m

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Friday Seminar with Candy Yang

      Xinyu (Candy) Yang, an ITEHP PhD Candidate, will be speaking this Friday for our fourth seminar of the spring series. Her talk is titled, Mechanisms of s

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Seminar this week with Mariah Arnold

This week Mariah Arnold, an ITEHP PhD Candidate, will present Impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining in the Mud River, West Virginia: Selenium accumulation, trophic trans

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Spring 2014 Seminar begins January 10th

Dr. Junfeng (Jim) Zhang, a new hire to Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment and faculty member in the ITEHP, will kick off the Spring 2014 Seminar Series

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Fall Symposium Revisited by NIEHS

Environmental Factor, a monthly journal released by NIEHS, revisited our Fall 2013 Symposium on “Rapidly Emerging Nanomaterials: Insuring Human and Environmental Health&

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Dr. William Orem, USGS, visits next Monday

Dr. William Orem, USGS, Reston, VA, will be visiting us next Monday, December 2nd for a talk on “Health Effects of Energy Resources”. Dr. Orem is a geochemist who

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Seminar this Friday with Patricia Jensen, Ph.D., NIEHS

It’s the last ITEHP Seminar of the Fall 2013 semester and you won’t want to miss it! Patricia Jensen, Ph.D., from NIEHS will be speaking about “Developmental

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Endocrinologist, John Peterson Myers, gives a talk on Wed., November 20

John Peterson “Pete” Myers, one of America’s leading endocrinologists, will present a free talk, “Endocrine Disruption: A Global Public Health Threat, and a Global Opp

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ITEHP Seminar this Friday with Dr. Sherine Chan

This Friday’s Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program (ITEHP) seminar will be presented by Sherine Chan, PhD, Medical University of South Carolina.   Dr Cha

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13th Annual North Carolina PhD Career Fair

WHAT: 13th Annual North Carolina PhD Career Fair WHEN: Thurs Nov 21, 12-4 pm WHERE: The Friday Center, UNC-Chapel Hill (http://www.fridaycenter.unc.edu/directions/index.htm) R

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Dr. Heather Stapleton to speak this afternoon

Dr. Heather Stapleton, an ITEHP faculty member, will be giving a presentation this afternoon (Thursday, November 7) and 4:40PM in LSRC A247. The focus of her talk is on TSCA

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Friday Seminar with Heather Patisaul, NC State

We’re nearing the end of our Fall 2013 ITEHP Seminar Series, so join us this Friday as Heather Patisaul, Ph.D., from North Carolina State University discusses “Bra

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Visualization Friday Forum

Come hear professors Katherine Franz and Stephen Craig talk about their experience using graphical abstracts and mini-presentations to help summer REU students get more out of

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ITEHP Seminar this Friday with Dr. John Wise, University of Southern Maine

ITEHP and the Duke Cancer Institute will be hosting John Wise, Ph.D., from University of Southern Maine on Friday, October 25th from Noon-1:30PM. He will be lecturing on “Me

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Register for next week’s ITEHP Symposium

Rapidly Emerging Nanomaterials: Insuring Human and Environmental Health Fall 2013 ITEHP Symposium Thursday, October 31, 2013, Doris Duke Center, Duke Gardens REGISTER  Agenda

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RJRT Fellowship Deadline October 15

Turn in your applications ASAP so you don’t miss out! For more information about the fellowship or application process head over to this page.

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Shuqun Yang, ITEHP Graduate Student speaks this Friday, Oct 11th

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Shuqun Yang, ITEHP Graduate Student in Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, will be giving a talk this upcoming Friday, October 11th. The topic is “Cell Cycle Regulated Phos

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Upcoming Symposium on Nanoparticles!

Rapidly Emerging Nanomaterials: Insuring Human and Environmental Health Fall 2013 ITEHP Symposium Thursday, October 31, 2013, Doris Duke Center, Duke Gardens REGISTER  8:00-8

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ITEHP Logo Design Contest!

Disclaimer: Must be an ITEHP student to participate.  ITEHP_LogoDesignContest

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NCSOT Meeting Poll

If you are planning on attending the NCSOT meeting, October 24th, please fill out this poll so we can get an idea of which/how many ITEHP students will be attending. Thanks!

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Steve Patierno, Duke Cancer Institute speaks this Friday

Dr. Steve Patierno of the Duke Cancer Institute will be our guest speaker this Friday, October 4th, for the ITEHP Fall Seminar Series. His talk is titled “Chromium: A Co

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Dr. Jack Fowle, EPA to speak this Friday, Sept 27th

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Jack Fowle, Ph.D., Science to Inform, EPA (retired), will be joining us this Friday, September 27th as a guest speaker for the ITEHP Fall Seminar Series. He will be presenting

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Registration information for Dr. John Wise lecture

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The ITEHP Seminar Series will be hosting John Wise, Ph.D., from University of Southern Maine on Friday, October 25th at Noon. He will be lecturing on “Mechanisms of Chro

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Dr. Tom Guilarte visits for ITEHP Seminar, Fri. Sept 20

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Joining us as the third speaker of our Fall 2013 Seminar Series is Dr. Tom Guilarte from Columbia University. He will be presenting “Toxins and Genes: A New Perspective

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Dr. Elena Braithwaite, NIEHS, visits this Friday, Sept. 13

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Joining us as the second speaker of our Fall 2013 Seminar Series is Dr. Elena Braithwaite from NIEHS. She will be presenting “Metal-Regulatory Transcription Factor 1, It

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Fall Seminar Series Begins on September 6th

Dr. Bruce Blumberg, UC Irvine, will kick off the Fall ITEHP Seminar series with a talk titled, “Obesogens, Stem Cells and the Transgenerational Programming of Obesity

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Notable Research from Liedtke Lab: BPA May Affect the Developing Brain by Disrupting Gene Regulation

Wolfgang Liedtke, M.D., PhD, is an associate professor of medicine/neurology and neurobiology as well as a member of the ITEHP faculty. For more information on his team’

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ITEHP Spring Symposium to be held on March 1st

The ITEHP Spring Symposium will be held on March 1st in The Doris Duke Center, Duke Gardens. Registration for this free, public event opened on February 1, 2013. Please email

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Research Training opportunities for Undergraduate & Masters students

Several summer 2013 research training opportunities (Env Health, Toxicology) are available at Duke and other institutions.

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Spring Seminar Series begins on January 11th

Our Spring 2013 Seminar Series kicks off on January 11th with a talk by ITEHP/Immunology Graduate student, Elizabeth Chan. LSRC A247 at Noon.

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Heather Stapleton on the hidden dangers in baby products

Heather Stapleton’s research is profiled in the Fall 2012 DukeEnvironment magazine

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NC SOT Meeting on October 4th

NC SOT Fall Meeting: Back to the Basics: Whole Organism Toxicity Assessments Thursday, October 4, 2012 NIEHS Main Campus, Research Triangle Park, NC  

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Fall Seminar Series begins on September 7th

Our Fall 2012 Seminar Series kicks off on September 7th with a talk by Tso-Pang Yao, PhD, Duke University. Dr. Yao will discuss Connecting mitochondrial toxin to neurodegener

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