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Fall 2016 Seminars

Fall 2016 Seminar Series (Pharm 847-S / ENV 847-S)
Fridays, Noon to 1:20 pm
Field Auditorium, Environment Hall

ITEHP Fall 2016 Seminars (Downloadable PDF)

Sept 2       Charlotte Clark, PhD & Elizabeth Shapiro, PhD, Duke University: Communication out of the box: Research translation and community engagement

Sept 9       Mark Zylka, PhD, University of North Carolina: Genetic and environmental risks for autism

Sept 16     Steven T. Szabo, M.D., Duke and VA Medical Centers: Environmental contaminants and possible relevance to psychiatry

Sept 23     Timothy J Shafer, PhD, US-Environmental Protection Agency: Screening compounds for neurotoxicity and developmental neurotoxicity using neural networks in vitro

Sept 30     Fall Symposium (All Day) – Duke ITEHP Alumni Speak: Career Pathways in Toxicology and Environmental Health

Oct 7          Kelly Ferguson, PhD, NIEHS, Environmental Epidemiology Division: Environmental phthalate exposure, pregnancy outcomes, and underlying biological pathways

Oct 14       Lesley T. MacNeil, PhD, McMaster University: Diet, microbiota, and pathogen: Using C. elegans to understand the influence of bacteria on health

Oct 21       *No Seminar

Oct 28       Sarah C. Goetz, PhD, Duke University: Defining the role of primary cilia-based signaling in neuronal function

Nov 4        Dennis Thiele, PhD, Duke University: Heat shock transcription factors and protection from protein misfolding stress

Nov 11      Lauren Wyatt, Nicholas School of the Environment & ITEHP Graduate Student: The effects of chronic low dose mercury exposure on mitochondrial and immune endpoints in C. elegans and Peruvian communities

Nov 18      Darryl Hood, PhD, Ohio State University (LOCATION CHANGE TBA): Molecular neurotoxicology studies inform application of a public health exposome framework in vulnerable populations

Dec 2         Dan Schlenk, PhD, University of California, Riverside: Effects of Deep Water Horizon oil on embryonic and larval stages of pelagic and near-shore fish species in the Gulf of Mexico:  Role of weathered oil on transcriptomic, target organ and whole animal responses