The Duke Superfund Research Center, and the Center’s Project 3 on persistent mitochondrial and epigenetic effects of toxicant exposure in particular, was well-represented at the recent Environmental Mutagenesis & Genomics Society (EMGS) Annual Meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina, from Sept. 9-13.   Susan Murphy, an investigator on Duke SRC Project 3, spoke […]

Duke Research Highlighted at EMGS Annual Meeting   Recently updated !


Duke trainee Jordan Kozal (Di Giulio lab) was featured in a recent edition of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program (SRP) e-Posted Notes, a monthly online newsletter that goes out to SRP affiliates. Read the full post here! Jordan’s research focuses on how exposure to […]

NIEHS Features Trainee Jordan Kozal   Recently updated !


The Duke University Superfund Research Center co-sponsors a seminar series hosted by the Duke University Program in Environmental Health (UPEH) — formerly known as the Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program, or ITEHP — that is free and open to the public. UPEH will host a Superfund-themed symposium on Friday, […]

Fall Tox Seminar Series Starts Sept. 1



By Lindsay Holsen, CEC/RTC Intern, Summer 2017 In June, I leapt from my previous knowledge base, which I had established at Lawrence University, into new intellectual territory at the Duke University Superfund Research Center.  I was grateful to be enveloped in new knowledge, to be a part of multiple research […]

Internship Reflections: The “Dirt” on Summer 2017 at DUSRC


Lindsay Holsen is theCEC/RTC summer intern, visiting us from Lawrence University in Appleton, WI. In addition to community engagement and research translation work, Lindsay is helping Duke doctoral student Tess Leuthner in Dr. Joel Meyer’s lab with a research project on soil nematodes and contaminated soil. When our health is […]

From Study to Story: Science Communication


Lindsay Holsen is theCEC/RTC summer intern, visiting us from Lawrence University in Appleton, WI. In addition to community engagement and research translation work, Lindsay is helping Duke doctoral student Tess Leuthner in Dr. Joel Meyer’s lab with a research project on soil nematodes and contaminated soil.   Figure 1. Mitochondria […]

Mitochondrial Toxicity: An Emerging Field of Research