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Past Seminars & Symposia

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Fall 2015 Seminars

 Duke University Integrated Toxicology & Environmental Health Program Spring 2015 Seminar Series, Fridays Noon to 1:20PM Field Auditorium, Environmental Hall (unless otherwise indicated)   August 28: Edward D. Levin. Ph.D., Duke University; “Persisting Impacts of organophosphate and neonicotinoid pesticides on neurobehavioral function in zebrafish”  September 4: Brandon Hall, Ph.D., Duke University; “Beyond nicotine: Developmental exposure …

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Fall 2015 Symposium

The Toxicity of Power Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program Fall Symposium November 13, 2015 Field Auditorium, Environmental Hall Duke University This symposium brings together scientists, students, regulators and the concerned public to highlight specific toxicological problems from a range of energy producing activities and to discuss ways in which these problems can be minimized. …

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Spring 2015 Symposium

Duke Cancer Institute, Duke Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program, and Duke Superfund Research Center present: The Cancer Exposome: Innovation at the Intersection of Environmental Exposure & Disease Pathways Friday, April 3, 2015 Great Hall, Mary Duke Semans Trent Medical Education Building, Duke University, Durham, NC Abstract: The concept the Human Exposome can be thought …

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Spring 2015 Seminars

 Duke University Integrated Toxicology & Environmental Health Program Spring 2015 Seminar Series, Fridays Noon to 1:20PM Field Auditorium, Environmental Hall   January 9th: Michael Aschner, Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine; “Manganese Neurotoxicity: Lessons from Worms to Human Neonates” January 16th: Mamta Behl, Ph.D., NIEHS, NTP; “Screening Compounds with Developmental and Neurotoxic Potential: Flame Retardants, a Case …

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Fall 2013 Seminars

All seminars are held in LSRC A247 at Noon unless noted: Aug 30 ITEHP Reception Sept 6 Bruce Blumberg, Ph.D., UC Irvine: Obesogens, Stem Cells and the Transgenerational Programming of Obesity Sept 13 Elena Braithwaite, Ph.D., NIEHS: Metal-Regulatory Transcription Factor 1, Its Interacting Partners and Downstream Targets Sept 20 Tom R. Guilarte, Ph.D., Columbia University: …

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Spring 2014 Symposium

  Cognitive Impairment Caused by Developmental Neurotoxic Exposure: Mechanisms, Consequences and Therapeutic Treatment Spring 2014 ITEHP Symposium Friday, March 7, 2014, Searle Center Lecture Hall REGISTER HERE   8:30-9:00          Breakfast and Registration 9:00-9:15          Welcome and Introduction: Edward D. Levin, Ph.D. and Susan K. Murphy, Ph.D., Duke University …

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Fall 2013 Symposium

Rapidly Emerging Nanomaterials: Insuring Human and Environmental Health Fall 2013 ITEHP Symposium Thursday, October 31, 2013, Doris Duke Center, Duke Gardens REGISTER  8:00-8:30: Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:30-8:45: Welcome and Overview; Mark Wiesner, Ph.D. and Richard Di Giulio, Ph.D., Duke University 8:45-9:30: Nanomaterials and Human Health: The Good and the Bad; Andre Nel, M.D., University of California at Los …

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Fall 2014 Symposium

Low Dose Effects / Non-Monotonic Responses of Endocrine Disruptors October 24, 2014 Searle Center Lecture Hall, Duke University RSVP HERE Agenda ITEHP Fall 2014 Symposium (view agenda) ABSTRACT: The publication of “Our Stolen Future” helped to spur research on endocrine disrupting contaminants (EDCs) and investigating their potential affects on human health and development. In the …

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Fall 2014 Seminars

 Fridays Noon-1:30PM Field Auditorium, Environmental Hall   Aug 29     Daniel Baden, PhD, UNC-Wilmington Center for Marine Science From Beach to Bedside: Getting Our Feet Wet in Translational Marine Science Sept 5            Audrey Bone, Nicholas School of the Environment, ITEHP PhD Candidate Incorporating Environmental Realism into Toxicity of Nanoparticles to …

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Spring 2013 Seminars

Jan 11   Elizabeth Chan, ITEHP Doctoral Candidate, Immunology, Duke University: 3-Dimensional subnuclear imaging of V(D)J recombination Jan 18   Arnaud Van Wettere DVM, MS, PhD, North Carolina State University: The Japanese medaka as a model to study mechanisms of hepatic injury  Jan 25    Barry Stripp, PhD, Duke University: Epithelial progenitor cells of airways and their regulation …

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Spring 2014 Seminars

Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Heath Program Spring 2014 Seminar Series Fridays, Noon to 1:30PM in LSRC A247   January 10: Junfeng Zhang, Ph.D., Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Exploring How Respirable Particles Affect Health: From Real-world Observations to Laboratory Experiments  January 17: Meng He, ITEHP Ph.D. Candidate, Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University, Epithelial lateral …

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Spring 2013 Symposium

How Epigenomic Effects Mediate Persisting Actions of Developmental Toxicants March 1, 2013, Doris Duke Center, Duke Gardens 7:45-8:15 AM    Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:15-8:45           Welcome and Overview: Edward Levin and Susan Murphy 8:45-9:30            Randy Jirtle, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Department of Oncology, McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research: Keynote Address: Epigenetics: How Genes and Environment Interact 9:30-10:05           Douglas Ruden, …

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Fall 2012 Seminars

Sept 7: Tso-Pang Yao, Ph.D., Duke University : Connecting mitochondrial toxin to neurodegeneration Sept 14: Christie M Sayes, PhD. Research Triangle Institute International: Contemporary issues in nanotoxicology: Continuing to relate material properties to biological responses Sept 21: Charlotte Clark, PhD, Nicholas School of the Environment: Research Translation: What’s In a Name Sept 28: Andrew Arrant, Duke University …

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Spring 2012 Symposium

ITEHP Spring 2012 Symposium: Causes and Consequences Connecting Environmental and Human Health April 20, 2012 – Washington Duke Inn, Ambassador Ballroom 8:30 – 9:00 Welcome and Overview: Richard Di Giulio, Ph.D., Duke University 9:00 – 9:45 William Schlesinger, Ph.D., Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies: Climate Change: Human and Ecosystem Health 9:45 – 10:15 Joel Meyer, Ph.D., Duke …

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