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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 29 2014

Save the Date! NC Society of Toxicology – Career Panel Discussion 10/9

The NC Society of Toxicology is holding a career panel discussion, “Hot Topics in Toxicology. Fracking, Coal Fly Ash, E Cigarettes,” on October 9th from 12pm-1:00 pm at NIEHS Main Campus, Research Triangle Park. Pre-registration is required and there are a limited number of seats, so register now! Follow the links below for registration information. …

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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 23 2014

Congratulations Dr. Kuhn!

Our very own Cynthia Kuhn, Director of Graduate Studies, has earned a Golden Goose Award in recognition of her work on a federally funded study that has turned out to have a significant impact on society. Dr Kuhn and her collaborators received the award last week in a ceremony in Washington, DC. More on this …

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Sep 22 2014

RSVP for Fall Symposium on Low Dose Effects / Non-Monotonic Responses of Endocrine Disruptors

Registration is now open for the Fall 2014 Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Symposium which will be held on Friday, October 24th at the Searle Center on Duke’s West Campus. The topic for this Symposium is: Low Dose Effects / Non-Monotonic Responses of Endocrine Disruptors Please register HERE Agenda ITEHP Fall 2014 Symposium ABSTRACT: The …

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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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