Fall 2017 Seminar Series

Duke University Program in Environmental Health & Integrated Toxicology

ITEHP Seminars Fall 2017 

(Pharm 847-S/ENV 847-S)

Fridays 12:00 – 1:20 PM

September 1 – Love Auditorium

Brandon Logeman, Duke University ITEHP Student

Investigating the function, mechanism of action, and regulation of copper transporters at the biochemical, cellular, and organismal levels


September 8 – Field Auditorium

Superfund Research Translation and Community Engagement Cores

Translating Science and Engaging Communities: Overview and Trainee Opportunities        


September 22 – Field Auditorium

Symposium: Duke Superfund Research Center Kickoff

Keynote Speaker: William Suk, Ph.D., NIEHS

9:00 am – 4:00 pm


September 29 – Field Auditorium

Andrea Baccarelli, Ph.D., Columbia University

Mitochondriomics and epigenetics in human air pollution studies – new findings and methodological challenges


October 6 – Field Auditorium

Rebecca Fry, Ph.D., UNC

The placental epigenome as a driver of the developmental origins of health and disease


October 13 – Field Auditorium

Christopher Kassotis, Ph.D., Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment

Mechanisms of adipogenic activity of environmental contaminants and mixtures


October 20 – Field Auditorium

Robert Tighe, M.D., Duke University Medical Center

Links between pulmonary macrophage function and environmental exposures


October 27 – Love Auditorium

Laura Maurer, Ph.D., MPH, ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences, Inc.

Applying toxicological data to regulatory decision making


November 3 – Field Auditorium

Andrew Whitehead, Ph.D., UC Davis

The solution to pollution is… Evolution? The genomic basis of rapid adaptation in killifish


November 10 – Field Auditorium 

Jessica Brandt, Duke University ITEHP Student

Tracing coal combustion residuals through aquatic food webs – bioaccumulation and toxicity


November 17 – Love Auditorium

Kymberly Gowdy, Ph.D., ECU

Clean up and clear out: A novel role for scavenger receptors in environmental lung disease


November 30-December 1: Duke University Environmental Health Scholars Program

2017 Fall Forum – Health and the Environment in North Carolina

21C Museum Hotel, Durham, NC

More information here!