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 to tobacco smoke extract causes later life cognitive and behavioral impairments in rodents”

September 11: Jessica H. Hartman, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; “The prevalence and significance of cooperativity in cytochrome P450 2E1 biochemical activation of compounds”  

September 18 Carolyn Mattingly, Ph.D., North Carolina State University; “Casting a wide net to uncover pathways between environmental exposures and disease”  

September 25: Lilah Glazer, Ph.D., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute; “Environmental toxicity of PCBs: Lessons from fish as environmental and human health models” 

October 2: Vanessa Fitsanakis, Ph.D., King University; “C. elegans Treated with the Glyphosate-Containing Herbicide TouchDown Show Mitochondrial Inhibition and Elevated ROS”

October 9: John Rawls, Ph.D. Duke University; “Zebrafish models for studying developmental and environmental regulation of energy balance”  

October 16: “Christopher Ward, Duke University (**NOTE Room Change: LSRC A158); “Microbial community responses to natural and anthropogenic disturbances in aquatic systems” 

October 23: Anthony Oliveri, Duke University; “Early-life exposure to organophosphate flame retardants (OPFRs) alters behavior in zebrafish: A comparison with organophosphate pesticides”  

October 30: Nishad Jayasundara, Ph.D., Duke University; “Mechanisms and consequences of evolutionary adaptation to polluted environments: lessons learned from PAH-resistant Atlantic killifish Fundulus heteroclitus”  

November 6: Keith Cheng, M.D., Ph.D., Penn State University; “What is phenomics and how can it be used for society?

November 13: Fall Symposium: “Toxicity of Power

(Click to download PDF): ITEHP Fall 2015 Seminars



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