• Savannah Volkoff won the 2018 KC Donnelly Externship award! Savannah is a rising 4th year PhD student in the UPEH program. For her externship, Volkoff will travel to Baltimore, Maryland, to work with Upal Ghosh, Ph.D., at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. See other award winners and learn more about Savannah’s work here.
  • The “Breast Cancer and the Environment” Spring Symposium, held on Friday, March 9, 2018, was a huge success. If you are interested in watching the presentations, they can be found here.
  • Summer 2018 Research Internship applications with Duke University’s Superfund Research Program (SRC) have officially closed for this cycle. The SRCs research focus is on early, low-dose exposures to toxins and their developmental impacts that are usually only evident during later life stages. 
  • Jessica Hartman, a post-doctoral fellow with Dr. Joel Meyer, won 1st place for post-doc posters at the North Carolina Society of Toxicology (SOT) meeting in spring 2018, with her poster “Humanized, Transgenic Caenorhabditis elegans to Study CYP2E1-Induced Toxicity.” The NC SOT provides opportunities for toxicologists in the state to meet, present research, and discuss topics in the field and fosters collaborations. See the SOT webpage for more information about the 2017 award recipients.