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By Catherine Kastleman The Duke University Superfund Research Center had a strong presence at this year’s Society of Toxicology (SOT) 55th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, held in New Orleans, LA, on March 13-17, 2016. The labs of Dr. Richard Di Giulio, Dr. Theodore Slotkin and Dr. Frederic Seidler, Dr. Joel […]

Duke SRC Makes an Impact at 55th Annual SOT Meeting, ...


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by Mattie Blue If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a figure (in an academic paper) is worth a thousand hours of thought and action. Since starting my internship in Dr. Richard Di Giulio’s lab, I have learned the truth about those glossy, meticulously edited scientific journal articles […]

Even Zebrafish Can’t Beat the Summer Heat


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By Casey Lindberg, Ph.D. student, as told to Catherine Kastleman   My research here at the Duke Superfund Research Center in Dr. Richard Di Giulio’s lab is focused on understanding the impact of a large class of compounds known as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) on Atlantic killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus), a species […]

A day in the life of a Superfund trainee (in ...



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We are thrilled to announce that Rich Di Giulio was named the Sally Kleberg Professor of Environmental Toxicology. Dr. Di Giulio was presented with his award on May 4th at the American Tobacco Campus in Durham, NC. Professor Di Giulio is the Director of the Duke University Superfund Research Center and the […]

Rich Di Giulio awarded distinguished professorship!


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Duke SRP’s KC Donnelly recipient, Lauren Redfern, is wrapping up her research with UC Berkeley’s SRP. Under the mentorship of Dr. Lisa Alvarez-Cohen, Lauren has been working on biodegradation of contamination mixtures at Superfund sites for the past three months. Specifically, her research focuses on the co-augmentation of Pseudomonas putida G7 […]

KC Donnelly Fellow, Lauren Redfern, has been hard at work ...


The exposome and how the environment shapes our health, illustration by Michael Waraksa for Atlanta Magazine
Every spring and fall we host a full day symposium with a particular focus and often in collaboration with another research center, department, or institute here at Duke. Our spring symposium is this Friday in the Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Building (click for DukeMaps location). This symposium is in […]

Our Spring Symposium is here!