Fall 2018 Seminar Series

Duke University Program in Environmental Health (UPEH)

Fall 2018 Seminar Series (PHARM 847-S/ENV 847-S)

Fridays 11:45 am – 1:00 pm; Field Auditorium, Environment Hall

Sept 7     Natalie Saini, PhD, NIEHS: The contributions of DNA damage and repair to genome-wide human somatic mutation loads

Sept 21   Christopher D. Heaney, PhD, Johns Hopkins University: Arsenic exposure and immune response to infection and vaccination during pregnancy and early life

Sept 28   Symposium: Emerging Contaminants in the Ambient Environment (held at The Washington Duke Inn)

THURSDAY, Oct 4      Ben Van Houten, PhD, University of Pittsburgh: Using nanosurgery to investigate mitochondria-telomere crosstalk

Oct 19     Gary H. Perdew, PhD, Pennsylvania State University: Ligand selectivity and evolutionary divergence of the human Ah Receptor: Implications in innate immunity

Oct 26     Robert A. Waterland, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine: Early environmental influences on human developmental epigenetics

Nov 1-2      Environmental Health Scholars Fall Forum – JB Duke Hotel

Nov 9      Folami Y. Ideraabdullah, PhD, UNC–Chapel Hill School of Medicine: Developmental programming of the epigenome: Defining the role of vitamin D              

Nov 16    Chris J. Coutts, MPH, PhD, Florida State University: Ecology of Health

Nov 23    Thanksgiving Break

Nov 30    Kate D. Meyer, PhD, Duke University, Department of Biochemistry: mRNA Methylation and Gene Expression Control

Dec 7      Allison L. Phillips, Duke UPEH Program, PhD Candidate: Exposure, Metabolism, and In Vitro Effects of Isopropylated Triarylphosphate Esters