Savannah Volkoff

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Name: Savannah Volkoff
Date registered: September 11, 2013

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  1. Seminar this Friday with Pauline Mendola — April 23, 2014
  2. Ram Ramabhadran, Ph.D. (USEPA) joins us this Friday for ToxSeminar — April 9, 2014
  3. Paul J. Lioy visits Duke for ToxSeminar — April 2, 2014
  4. Seminar with Dr. Chuan-Yuan Li on 3/28 — March 26, 2014
  5. Spring Symposium Recap — March 20, 2014

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Seminar this Friday with Pauline Mendola

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 Poor Air Quality.  Seminar will begin at Noon in LSRC A247. You can only enter the building through the main entryway or through the B-wing.  

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 Everest with Sandals. We are looking forward to Dr. Ramabhadran’s visit and hope you can join us.    

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 and Human Risk Assessment, and will be presented in LSRC A247 at Noon. This talk is co-sponsored by CEINT and Pratt School of Engineering.  

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

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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 Pharmacology & Cancer Biology. The talk is titled, Unexpected Roles of Caspases in Stem Cell Regulations, Carcinogenesis, and Cancer Treatment.  We hope to see you …

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Spring Symposium Recap

Edward Levin, Ph.D.

On March 7th, ITEHP co-hosted the Spring 2014 Symposium, Cognitive Impairment Caused by Developmental Neurotoxic Exposure: Mechanisms, Consequences and Therapeutic Treatment, at the Searle Center. All images are courtesy of Steve McCaw, NIEHS.         Susan Murphy, Ph.D., welcomes guests to the Spring 2014 Symposium, which was hosted by Duke’s Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health …

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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                In October 2013, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a specialized agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), evaluated outdoor air pollution and particulate matter as a Group …

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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 Astrocytes. His talk will be held in LSRC A247 from Noon-1:30PM. We hope to see you there!  

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 ·         French Family Building, Room 2237 Join us for a Global Health Exchange lecture, sponsored by DGHI. This event is free and open to the public so please spread the word to your colleagues and friends. Samet collaborates …

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Congratulations, Dr. Vengosh!

Dr. Avner Vengosh
(Photo Credit: Duke Magazine)

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, ” Impacts of Shale Gas Wastewater Disposal on Water Quality in Western Pennsylvania.” Co-authors include Nathaniel Warner (PhD, 2013) and Cidney Christie (MEM, 2013). Dr. Vengosh is a Professor of Geochemistry …

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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 was required and is currently closed. However, we host a symposium every semester, so keep on eye on our site for info about Fall Symposium!

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