2020 NC Society of Toxicology (NCSOT) Annual Meeting: Day 1

The 2020 NCSOT Annual Meeting will be taking place virtually over three separate days - September 17, 21, and 23, 2020.  This year's theme is "Perspectives on Where We Are after 20 Years of Toxicology in the 21st Century".

ITEHP Seminar: Lifespan consequences of childhood lead exposure

AARON REUBEN, MEM, PhD CANDIDATE Department of Psychology & Neuroscience Duke University Pronouns: He / Him / His Lifespan consequences of childhood lead exposure: evidence from the four-decade Dunedin Study Millions of adults born during the peak use of lead in gasoline (1960’s-1980’s) were exposed to high levels of lead, a neurotoxicant, as children. Lead […]

2020 NC Society of Toxicology (NCSOT) Annual Meeting: Day 2

The 2020 NCSOT Annual Meeting will be taking place virtually over three separate days - September 17, 21, and 23, 2020.  This year's theme is "Perspectives on Where We Are after 20 Years of Toxicology in the 21st Century".

2020 NC Society of Toxicology (NCSOT) Annual Meeting: Day 3

The 2020 NCSOT Annual Meeting will be taking place virtually over three separate days - September 17, 21, and 23, 2020.  This year's theme is "Perspectives on Where We Are after 20 Years of Toxicology in the 21st Century".

ITEHP Seminar: Allergens and other skin toxicants affecting the immune system

AMANDA MACLEOD, MD Associate Professor Director, Physician-Scientist Development in the Department of Dermatology Department of Dermatology Duke University School of Medicine Allergens and other skin toxicants affecting the immune system The skin is a barrier organ protecting humans against the toxic effects of environmental hazards, including allergens, irritants, UV radiation, and microbes.  The incidence of allergic skin disease […]

ITEHP Seminar: Evaluating neurotoxicity hazard using human & rodent neural networks

TIMOTHY SHAFER, PhD Research Toxicologist Rapid Assay Development Branch Biomolecular and Computational Toxicology Division Center for Computational Toxicology and Exposure US Environmental Protection Agency Evaluating neurotoxicity hazard using human and rodent neural networks Microelectrode array (MEA) recordings have been proposed as a way to screen compounds for neurotoxicity and developmental neurotoxicity.  To date, most data […]

ITEHP Seminar: Combined social & chemical stressors worsen neurodevelopmental outcomes in mice

STACI BILBO, PhD Haley Family Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience Professor of Neurobiology Duke University Pronouns: She / Her / Hers Combined social and chemical stressors worsen neurodevelopmental outcomes in mice: relevance for autism spectrum disorders Maternal immune activation (MIA) during pregnancy, e.g. by environmental factors such as infection or toxins, is associated with an […]

ITEHP Seminar: Linking physiology & life history outcomes to better understand the effect of temperature on the mayfly

DAVID BUCHWALTER, PhD Professor, Department of Biological Sciences & Graduate Toxicology Program North Carolina State University Pronouns: He / Him / His Linking physiology and life history outcomes to better understand the effect of temperature on the mayfly Neocloeon triangulifer Dr. Buchwalter’s seminar will summarize collaborative work with the Stroud Water Research Center to better understand […]

ITEHP Seminar: Are changes in ambient air pollution composition & mixtures leading to increased rates of adverse events?

DAVID RICH, ScD University of Rochester Pronouns: He / Him / His Are changes in ambient air pollution composition and mixtures leading to increased rates of adverse cardiovascular, respiratory, and infectious events and pregnancy outcomes? A New York State susceptibility study Since the early- to mid-2000s, policy initiatives to improve air quality have been implemented […]

ITEHP Seminar: Contributions of in utero second-hand smoke & electronic-cigarette aerosol exposures on lung development & diseases

ALEXANDRA NOËL, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University Pronouns: She / Her / Hers Contributions of in utero second-hand smoke and electronic-cigarette aerosol exposures on lung development and diseases Second-hand smoke (SHS) is a main indoor air pollutant and a major public health concern. Increasing epidemiological evidence shows […]

American College of Toxicology (ACT) 41st Annual Meeting

In view of the unique challenges associated with the global pandemic, this year’s meeting will be virtual.  The 41st Annual Meeting will include a wide-ranging scientific program, distinguished plenary speakers, the popular poster session and exhibition hall, an awards ceremony, and numerous virtual professional networking events.

SETAC North America 41st Annual Meeting

The SETAC North America 41st Annual Meeting, "2020 SETAC In Focus: Environmental Quality Through Innovative Science", has been moved to a 100% online format!

ITEHP Seminar: The Role of Melatonin in Pathophysiologic Responses to Air Pollution Exposure

LINCHEN HE, PhD CANDIDATE Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment The Role of Melatonin in Pathophysiologic Responses to Air Pollution Exposure Melatonin is a hormone excreted by the pineal gland with a marked circadian rhythm.  It is an important hormone that regulates many biological functions, including sleeping, reproduction, and immunity.  Melatonin is also a […]

Fall 2021 Application Due Date!

The ITEHP Fall 2021 Application Deadline is December 8, 2020 This deadline is for those applying for direct admission into the ITEHP.  If you are applying for admission to another PhD program, click HERE to view deadlines for all Duke PhD programs.