Spring 2017 Seminar Series

Duke University Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program (ITEHP)

Spring 2017 Seminar Series (Pharm 847-S / ENV 847-S)

Fridays, Noon to 1:20 pm, Field Auditorium, Environment Hall (unless noted)

Jan 13        Sreenivasa Ramaiahgari, PhD, Division of National Toxicology Program, NIEHS – Organotypic in vitro Models for Studying Chemical-induced Effects    

Jan 20        Leo Trasande, M.D., New York University – Endocrine disrupting chemicals: A costly public health threat with opportunities for policy prevention

Jan 27        Catherine Hoyo, Ph.D. North Carolina State University – Prenatal heavy metal burden and early signs of cardiometabolic dysfunction: Insights from a Durham-based Cohort

Feb 3         Anthony Luz, Nicholas School of the Environment, ITEHP, Duke University – Deficiencies in mitochondrial fission and fusion sensitize C. elegans to arsenite-induced mitochondrial toxicity

Feb 10       Christopher Faulk, Ph.D., University of Minnesota – DNA methylation in ultra-conserved elements: From generations to species            

Feb 17       Trip Van Noppen, J.D., President, Earthjustice – Current Developments in Toxics Law and Policy

Feb 24       Brian Smith, M.D., Duke University – Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO)

Mar 3        Susan Murphy, Ph.D, Duke University – Toxicant effects on epigenetics of sperm

Mar 10      Drew Day, Nicholas School of the Environment, ITEHP, Duke University – Characterizing the cardiorespiratory effects of ozone in the air pollution mixture

Mar 17      *Spring Break – No Seminar

Mar 24     Spring Symposium (All Day) – Environmental Developmental Neurotoxicity: Sex differences in toxic effects and toxic effects on sex differences

Mar 31      Lilah Glazer, Ph.D., Duke University – Location TBA – The life-long behavioral consequences of developmental exposure to flame retardants: A zebrafish study

Apr 7         Stephanie Smith-Roe, Ph.D., National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences – Location TBA – Testing Botanicals at the National Toxicology Program: Black Cohosh Extract as a Case Study

Apr 14       Kate Hoffman, Ph.D., Duke University – Location TBA – Perinatal Exposure to Flame Retardant Chemicals and Impacts on Children’s Growth and Development