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Jul 26 2017

Save the Date! UPEH Fall Symposium, September 22

This fall’s UPEH Symposium will be dedicated to the Superfund Research Center. We are still working on the schedule, but please add this date to your calendars!

Jul 26 2017

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 well as six outreach and training programs/cores. The focus of the center will remain on exploring early life exposure to toxic chemicals that affect development and cause later life consequences. …

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Jul 26 2017

Fall 2017 UPEH Seminar Begins on September 1

The fall UPEH seminar series will kick off on Friday, September 1, at 12:00 p.m., with a talk by our own Brandon Logeman! His presentation is titled “Investigating the function, mechanism of action, and regulation of copper transporters at the biochemical, cellular, and organismal levels.” All seminars will take place from 12:00 – 1:20 p.m. …

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Jul 25 2017

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. The Forum will create functional interactions to bring about changes in the environment, make new connections both in the community and political front, find consensus and bring …

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Apr 12 2017

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 Children’s Growth and Development.” Again, we will meet in Love Auditorium (LSRC B101). Food will be set up in the hall of science just outside Love Auditorium.

Apr 05 2017

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 “Testing Botanicals at the National Toxicology Program: Black Cohosh Extract as a Case Study”

Mar 29 2017

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 consequences of developmental exposure to flame retardants: A zebrafish study   Friday, March 31, 2017 WHEN: Noon – 1:15 pm **ROOM CHANGE: Love Auditorium, B101, Levine Science Research Center (LSRC) – the …

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Mar 22 2017

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 symposium will be held in Field Auditorium starting at 8:30 am. Check out our speaker lineup in the flyer below. RSVP at: https://goo.gl/forms/bTFcn5nneOgX5vmn2

Mar 08 2017

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.”    

Mar 01 2017

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 about Dr. Murphy’s lab here: http://www.murphylab.com/   Friday, March 3, 2017 WHEN: Noon – 1:15 pm WHERE: Field Auditorium, Environment Hall, Accessible through the main floor of the LSRC …

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