Fall 2022 Seminar Series

Duke Integrated Toxicology & Environmental Health Program

Fall 2022 Seminar Series (ENVIRON 847-S/Pharm 847-S)

Fridays 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Eastern Time


In-Person Location: Field Auditorium Room 1112, Grainger Hall, Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment (except where otherwise noted)

Masks are REQURED for in-person attendees, regardless of vaccination status.

In-person attendance is free and open to the public.


You only need to register ONCE to receive a link for the entire fall series.

Zoom attendance is free and open to the public.


Sep 2 David Sheikh-Hamad, MD; Baylor College of Medicine; CKDu, mechanisms and therapeutic targets

Sep 9 Paige Varner, PhD candidate; Duke University; Evaluating the impact of ecological growth strategies of bacteria on plasmid transfer and function for bioremediation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

Sep 16 AnnMarie Walton, PhD, MPH, RN, OCN, CHES, FAAN; Duke University School of Nursing; Understanding Occupational Exposure to Known Carcinogens: A Program of Research in Progress

Sep 23   NO SEMINAR: Fall Symposium: The Duke University Superfund Research Center (separate registration required)

Sep 30 Carla Ng, PhD; University of Pittsburgh; Thinking inside the box: teasing out key interactions that drive PFAS distribution, accumulation, and effects through toxicokinetic modeling *NEW LOCATION: Love Auditorium, Levine Science Research Center B room 101 (LSRC B101)*

Oct 7 Prof. Michelle Bell; Yale University; Environmental Health Research: Current Trends and Future Directions

Oct 14 Salik Hussain, DVM, PhD; School of Medicine, West Virginia University; Mechanistic understanding of ultrafine carbon and ozone mixed inhalation exposures induced lung toxicity

Oct 21 Linda S Birnbaum, PhD, DABT, ATS; Scientist Emeritus and Former Director, NIEHS and National Toxicology Program (NTP); Scholar in Residence, Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment; The Intersection of Global Environmental Health and Climate Change

Oct 28 Elizabeth M Martin, PhD; NIEHS; Can the environment change the epigenome? Roles for transcription factors as mediators of toxicant exposure *NEW LOCATION: Love Auditorium, Levine Science Research Center B room 101 (LSRC B101)*

Nov 4 Alison P Sanders, PhD; University of Pittsburgh; Early life environmental exposures and renal health: Developmental origins of kidney disease and injury

Nov 11 Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta, MPA, PhD; University of Arizona; Partnering for Action: Cultivating Science and Justice

Nov 18 Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf, PhD; Von Andel Institute; Mechanistic insight into the epigenomic reprogramming in iAs-mediated carcinogenesis

Nov 25   NO SEMINAR: Thanksgiving Break

Dec 2 Julia Kravchenko, MD, PhD; Duke University School of Medicine; Exposure to environmental contaminants and Alzheimer’s disease risk

This seminar series is supported in part by the National Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under the Duke University Superfund Research Program (award P42ES010356) and the Duke University Program in Environmental Health (award T32ES021432). Seminar content is solely the responsibility of the speakers and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.