Savannah Volkoff

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Name: Savannah Volkoff
Date registered: September 11, 2013

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  1. Jordan Kozal wins Best Poster at SETAC 2014! — December 9, 2014
  2. Symposium Recap! — December 8, 2014
  3. Cardno ChemRisk interviews Fri. Nov 21 — November 18, 2014
  4. Next Week’s Seminar: Room Change — October 31, 2014
  5. Congratulations to Xiaoxing Cui! — October 27, 2014

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Dec 09 2014

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 focused on her research of PAH cardiotoxicity in Elizabeth River, VA killifish.

Dec 08 2014

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 nonmonotonic dose responses are ‘real’ and occur frequently enough to be a concern — clearly these are common phenomena with well-understood mechanisms,” Birnbaum wrote in her frequently cited …

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Nov 18 2014

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 email your resume to Dr. Marisa Kreider at Marisa.Kreider@cardno.com by NOVEMBER 19. She will then be in contact with you to schedule an interview. All interviews will take place at the Career and …

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Oct 31 2014

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.marion@duke.edu or savannah.volkoff@duke.edu

Oct 27 2014

Congratulations to Xiaoxing Cui!

Xiaoxing_Award

Congratulations to ITEHP graduate student Xiaoxing Cui  for receiving 1st place in the student poster competition at the International Society of Exposure Science 2014 conference in Cincinnati, Ohio! Xiaoxing’s poster was titled, “Comparison of Free and Total Malondialdehyde as a Biomarker of Oxidative Stress.” There were over 40 students participating in the poster presentation competition …

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Oct 09 2014

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-4:00PM Where: Searle Center Lecture Hall, Seeley G Mudd Building, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC No cost to attend, but RSVP is required. Register here! 

Sep 25 2014

Daniel Brown wins McClellan-Green Award

Dan on a Pumpkin

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! Dan will be using the grant to attend the 2014 SETAC (Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry) Meeting in Vancouver. The title of his oral presentation is “Sublethal Embryonic Exposure to Complex …

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Sep 18 2014

Christina Bear Reflects on visit to Duke!

Christina collecting mummichogs from the Elizabeth River.
PC: Ranee Shenoi

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 photos and reflects on her experience.   Looking for the right balance of relaxation and summer learning as a rising high school junior can be quite the dilemma. I wanted …

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Sep 05 2014

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 Dioxin Conference in Madrid. Laura presented a talk on her Superfund research which focuses on early life exposure to 6-OH-BDE-47 and developmental effects mediated by THR. Please join us in congratulating Laura!

Sep 04 2014

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 titled, “Incorporating Environmental Realism into Toxicity of Nanoparticles to Early Life Stage Fish.”

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