Monthly Archive: November 2013

Nov 25 2013

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 has been active in recent years in assessing contaminant release and potential exposures associated with mountaintop coal mining in West Virginia. The talk is in LSRC …

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Nov 20 2013

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 Origins of Central Norepinephrine Neuron Diversity” this Friday, November 22 from Noon until 1:30PM. See you there!

Nov 14 2013

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 Opportunity for Prevention,” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Love Auditorium.  A Q&A will follow his talk.    Myers is founder, CEO and chief scientist at Environmental Health Sciences, a …

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Nov 13 2013

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 Chan’s talk is titled: Environmental Toxicant Exposures, Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Birth Defects Friday, November 15 LSRC A247 Noon – 1:30 pm   All ITEHP seminars (*unless noted) are held each Friday in Levine …

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Nov 12 2013

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 ( REGISTER: . Postdocs who register by 5 pm Tues Nov 19 will receive a pre-printed nametag (first and last name) at the Fair. The North Carolina PhD Fair is a collaboration between Duke, NCSU, UNC-Chapel Hill, …

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Nov 07 2013

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 (Toxic Substances Control Act, 1976) while asking how well the system has worked to manage chemicals in commerce. She will be using flame retardant chemicals as …

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Nov 06 2013

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 “Brain Chemistry: Environmental Influences on Neuroendocrine Development and Behavior”. We’ll see you this Friday at Noon in LSRC A247!