Spring 2018 Seminar Series

Duke University Program in Environmental Health & Integrated Toxicology


Thursdays 11:45 am – 1:00 pm, Field Auditorium, Environment Hall

Jan 11  Paul Price, PhD, US Environmental Protection Agency: Understanding the Impact of Exposure Patterns on Risks from Combined Exposures to Multiple Chemicals

Jan 18  Lisa Satterwhite, PhD, Duke Univ. Biomedical Engineering: Pesticide Exposure and Predictive Genomics: Finding Early Stage Asymptomatic Disease

Jan 25  Matt Longley, PhD, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS): Single-molecule analysis of mitochondrial DNA replication

Feb 1    Jed Goldstone, PhD, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute: The evolution of Cytochrome P450s and the chemical “defensome”

Feb 8    Kate Meyer, PhD, Duke Univ. Department of Biochemistry: mRNA Methylation and Gene Expression Control

Feb 15  Jordan Kozal, Duke Univ. ITEHP PhD Candidate: Persistent effects of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure across generations: a bioenergetic and mitochondrial perspective

Feb 22  Xiaoxing Cui, Duke Univ. ITEHP PhD Candidate: The Health Impact of Indoor air Filtration among Healthy Adults and Asthmatic Children living in China

Mar 1   Jean McLain, PhD, Univ. of Arizona Water Resources Research Center: Recycled Municipal Wastewater and Antibiotic Resistance: Is There a Connection?

Mar 9   Symposium: Breast Cancer and the Environment (Note that this is a Friday)

Mar 15 NO SEMINAR: Spring Break and Society of Toxicology meeting

Mar 22 Howard Kipen, MD, MPH, Rutgers Univ. Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute: Does indoor air cause health problems and what can we do if it does?

Mar 29 Yu-Ying He, PhD, Univ. of Chicago, Biomedical Sciences: Role of autophagy in environmental carcinogenesis

Apr 5   Deborah Kurrasch, PhD, Univ. of Calgary: The mechanistic effects of bisphenols on brain development in zebrafish and mice

Apr 12 Caren Weinhouse, PhD, Duke Univ. Global Health Institute: Identifying mechanisms for toxicant-induced epigenetic change: towards “bench to community” translation of environmental epigenetics

Apr 19 Michele La Merrill, PhD, MPH, UC Davis Environmental Health and Genome Centers: Mechanisms of impairments in brown adipose energy expenditure by obesogenic organochlorines

Apr 26 Marcelo Bonini, PhD, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago Department of Pathology: Signaling by mitochondrial reactive oxygen species

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