Recently published in Environmental Science & Technology, analysis by Stapleton’s co-author, Duke PhD student Mingliang Fang, showed that 28 of 30 semi-volatile compounds commonly found in indoor dust were “weak or moderate” PPARgamma agonists – meaning they could bind to and activate the receptor. https://nicholas.duke.edu/news/chemicals-house-dust-may-trigger-receptor-linked-obesity
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May 27 2015
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 -2:30 pm in the Great Hall at the Trent Semans Center. The day’s events include two speaker sessions and a networking lunch with the panelists. Please …
May 04 2015
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, “Developmental windows and mechanisms of salinity-enhanced toxicity of selenium in euryhaline fish.”
Apr 29 2015
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 programmatic information about the Duke Superfund Research Center and the ITEHP. For a listen of the interview, please follow this link.
Apr 27 2015
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 & Technology. The review looked at the potential risks to water resources by unconventional shale gas development and hydraulic fracturing. The paper received a 2nd place award for the …
Apr 22 2015
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 her doctoral work combines her interests in toxicology and public health! Check it out here!
Apr 22 2015
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 Drosophila“. The seminar will be held in Room 2101 of the Environmental Hall from Noon-1:20PM.
Mar 27 2015
Here in the Superfund Research Center and the Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program, we are celebrating Dr. Theodore Slotkin for his recently received, Society of Toxicology Education Award. To commemorate this accomplishment, we sat down to chat with Ted about some of his fondest memories in 45 years at Duke University. Background: …
Feb 05 2015
Check out our Spring Symposium 2015 tab for the agenda and registration information for our symposium scheduled on Friday, April 3rd.
Feb 02 2015
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’s Environmental Factor. Click link below for more details! http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsletter/2015/2/science-flameretardant/index.htm