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.

Oct 06 2016

September 30th ITEHP Alumni Symposium a Big Success!

Eleven ITEHP alumni presented a series of thoughtful and challenging career-focused talks to almost 75 attendees from Duke and other triangle institutions. Several opportunities for informal networking were included in the event which kicked off on Thursday, September 29th with four Career Affinity Group meetings in which current ITEHP students were able to meet with alumni …

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Aug 30 2016

Register for the Fall Symposium!

This Fall’s Symposium features Duke University ITEHP Alumni who will be discussing their own professional development and career paths. This event will be held in Field Auditorium, Environment Hall, Duke University on September 30th. You may register via the link You may also download your own copy of the ITEHP Alumi Career Symposium here! …

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Aug 10 2016

ITEHP Alumni Career Symposium to be held on September 30th

ITEHP will welcome back 12 of its program alumni to discuss their career paths on September 30th in Field Auditorium. Stay tuned for the agenda and registration details.

Aug 10 2016

ITEHP Seminar Series Begins on September 2nd

Our Fall ITEHP Seminar series kicks off on September 2nd with a talk presented by NSOE Professors Charlotte Clark & Elizabeth Shapiro titled “Communication out of the box: Research translation and community engagement” Join us in Field Auditorium at Noon! The full series is posted here

Jun 28 2016

Jessica Brandt Receives 2016 EPA STAR Fellowship

Third year ITEHP, Nicholas School of the Environment PhD Student, Jessica Brandt has been awarded a 2016 EPA STAR (Science to Achieve Results) Fellowship in the amount of $132,000 for three years. The title of Jessica’s project is “Persistence of coal combustion residues in freshwater ecosystems and consequences for native biota.” Jessica’s primary research goal …

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