Duke SRC Makes an Impact at 55th Annual SOT Meeting, March 2016


By Catherine Kastleman

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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 Meyer, Dr. Heather Stapleton, Dr. Edward Levin, Dr. David Hinton, and Dr. Lee Ferguson were among those represented.

Dr. Meyer co-chaired a workshop session entitled, “Mitochondria As the Central Target of Environmental Contaminants, Pharmaceutical Agents, and Toxicants: Mechanisms of Toxicity and Disease,” and Dr. Frederic Seidler made a presentation.

Trainees of Dr. Meyer (Tony Luz), Dr. Di Giulio (Casey Lindberg, Nishad Jayasundara, Jordan Kozal, Audrey Bone), Dr. Levin (Anthony Oliveri), Dr. Stapleton (Tara Raftery-Catron), and Dr. Hinton also gave poster presentations.

Here, Ph.D. candidate Casey Lindberg, a trainee in the Di Giulio lab, presents her poster, “Characterization of cardiac deformity, CYP induction, and developmental bioenergetics following PAH exposures in PAH-resistant and non-resistant Fundulus heteroclitus.”