Spring 2013 Seminars

Jan 11   Elizabeth Chan, ITEHP Doctoral Candidate, Immunology, Duke University: 3-Dimensional subnuclear imaging of V(D)J recombination

Jan 18   Arnaud Van Wettere DVM, MS, PhD, North Carolina State University: The Japanese medaka as a model to study mechanisms of hepatic injury

 Jan 25    Barry Stripp, PhD, Duke University: Epithelial progenitor cells of airways and their regulation by the environment

Feb 1   Christie Powers, PhD, US-Environmental Protection Agency: Comprehensive environmental assessment: Strategically linking research, assessment and risk management— applied to multiwalled carbon nanotubes

Feb 8    Michael Ashner, PhD, Vanderbilt University: From C. elegans to humans: understanding Mn-induced neurodegeneration

Feb 15   Keith Tierney, PhD, University of Alberta: Neuroethology and toxicology of fish olfaction

 Feb 22   Chelsea Landon, Doctoral Candidate, Pathology, Duke University: Using hyperthermia to enhance the delivery and antitumor efficacy of cisplatin

 Mar 1   Spring Symposium: How Epigenomic Effects Mediate Persisting Actions of Developmental Toxicants, Bryan Research Building, Room 103, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm. Registration opens on February 1st.

Mar 8   Ilona Jaspers, PhD, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Inhaled pollutants and host defense: Studies from right under your nose

 Mar 22   Scott Ballinger, PhD,University of Alabama-Birmingham: Mitochondrial fitness as a susceptibility factor for cardiovascular disease

Mar 29   John Groopman, PhD, Johns Hopkins University: Biomarkers for etiology and prevention of liver cancer: Third leading cause of global cancer mortality

 Apr 5   Marc Jeuland, PhD, Duke University: Understanding household preferences and demand for water treatment in peri-urban Cambodia

Apr 12    Ivan Rusyn, PhD, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Bridging computational modeling and wet-bench toxicology: Inter-disciplinary approach to move the field forward

Apr 17 **1:30 pm in LSRC A158  Peter Thomas, PhD, Departments of Marine Science and Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin: Pregenomic steroid actions in the reproductive system mediated through novel 7-transmembrane steroid receptors and their interference by endocrine disrupting chemicals

Apr 19   Emileigh Greuber, ITEHP, Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University: Regulation of macrophage functions by the abelson tyrosine kinases