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


Check out this re-post from the Duke Pratt School of Engineering about the Duke University Superfund Center’s unique approach to assessing low-dose, early life exposures and later life consequences through the incredible interdisciplinary work of researchers in Civil and Environmental Engineering as we enter into the fourth funding cycle of […]

DUSRC Environmental Engineers Work Together to Understand Common Pollutants


By Lindsay Holsen, RTC/CEC intern Lindsay Holsen is our CEC/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, a trainee in Dr. Joel Meyer’s lab, with a research project on soil […]

Week 3: Why Should We Care About Compost?