Feb 17 2017

Thank you again to Trip Van Noppen for his talk on “Current Developments in Toxics Law and Policy”

We had a full room today for Trip Van Noppen’s, J.D. talk!  

Feb 15 2017

Tox Seminar this week with President of Earth Justice

This week we will hear from Trip Van Noppen, J.D.,  on “Current Developments in Toxics Law and Policy.”  Friday, February 17, 2017 WHEN: Noon – 1:15 pm WHERE: Field Auditorium, Environment Hall, Accessible through the main floor of the LSRC A wing. Walk down to the first floor(A wing) and across to Environment Hall. The …

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Feb 09 2017

Tox Seminar with Chris Faulk on February 3rd!

Join us in Field Auditorium to hear from Dr. Christopher Faulk on “DNA methylation in ultra-conserved elements: From generations to species.” Lunch will be provided shortly before the talk at noon.

Feb 08 2017

Thank you to Anthony Luz for his talk last week on “Deficiencies in mitochondrial fission and fusion sensitize C. elegans to arsenite-induced mitochondrial toxicity”


Jan 25 2017

This week we will hear from Dr. Cathrine Hoyo at our toxicology seminar

This week we will hear from Dr. Cathrine Hoyo of North Carolina State University on “Prenatal heavy metal burden and early signs of cardiometabolic dysfunction: Insights from a Durham-based Cohort.” We’ll see you at #toxseminar this Friday!    

Dec 30 2016

Spring 2017 Seminars Begin Starting January 13th

Our weekly ecotoxicology seminar will restart beginning January 13th with a talk by Dr. Sreenivasa Ramaiahgari on “Organotypic in vitro Models for Studying Chemical-induced Effects.” Please join us in Field Auditorium at noon on January 13th.   Please note that the new seminar schedule is posted under the homepage “Seminars & Symposia” tab, labelled as “Spring …

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Nov 14 2016

Tox Seminar this Friday welcomes Dr. Darryl B. Hood from Ohio State University

  Join us this Friday, November 18th in Love Auditorium (LSRC B101) for Dr. Darryl B. Hood’s talk on Molecular neurotoxicology studies inform application of a public health exposome framework in vulnerable populations.  There will be a light lunch provided in the Hall of Science outside of Love Auditorium at 11:30 am. 

Nov 12 2016

Congratulations to the ITEHP students who presented posters at the 2016 School of Medicine Basic Science Day

This past Monday November 7th, three of our ITEHP students had the wonderful opportunity to highlight the research accomplishments by presenting posters at the 2016 School of Medicine Basic Science Day. See below for the students and their poster titles. Read more about this event here.   Claudia Gonzalez-Hunt, ITEHP, Nicholas School of the Environment – Mechanism …

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Nov 10 2016

Congratulations to ITEHP PhD candidate Claudia Gonzalez-Hunt for winning 1st prize in the poster competition at the GEMS meeting!

Congratulations to PhD candidate Claudia Gonzalez-Hunt from Dr. Joel Meyer’s lab for winning first prize in the poster competition at the Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society of North Carolina (GEMS) meeting this week! There was a $200 prize for winning the competition for her poster, “Mechanism of rotenone mitotoxicity in C. elegans: role of the …

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Nov 09 2016

Congratulations to ITEHP PhD Candidate Casey Lindberg who was awarded a research fellowship!

Superfund trainee Casey Lindberg has received a research fellowship from the North Carolina Sea Grant and the Water Resources Research Institute to complete a one-year research project. Read more about this story here.

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