Spring 2024 Seminar Series


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


Virtual attendance is free and open to the public.


Jan 18   Yan Lin, PhD; Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University; Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid-Derived Lipid  Mediators: A Link Between Air Pollution and Cardiopulmonary Disease Development? 

Jan 25  Larissa Williams, PhD; Bates College; Emerging Environmental Contaminant and Their Impact on   Embryonic Development 

Feb 1  Chris Counter, PhD; Duke University; RAS mutation tropism  

Feb 8  Joshua Harill, PhD; EPA National Center for Computational Toxicology; Applications for In Vitro High-Throughput Profiling Assays In Next Generation Chemical Risk Assessment

Feb 15  Chris Gennings, PhD; Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Using Metrics of Human Relevant Exposures in Risk Assessment Considerations

Feb 22  Tim Shafer, PhD; US EPA; New Approach Methodology for Developmental Neurotoxicity: Past, Present and Future

Feb 29  Liping Feng, PhD; Duke University School of Medicine; Neurobehavioral Effects of Prenatal and Perinatal Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Exposure through Drinking Water

Mar 7  Taylor Hoxie, PhD Candidate; Duke University; Assessing Exposure to Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in the Indoor and Ambient Environment Utilizing Silicone Wristbands

Mar 21  Jess Brandt, PhD; University of Connecticut; Contaminant ecology in aquatic ecosystems

Mar 28  TBD

Apr 11  Kate Morton, PhD Candidate; Duke University; Mitochondrial Mechanisms of Toxicant Induced Dopaminergic Neurodegeneration in C. elegans

Apr 18  Joshua Prince, PhD Candidate, Duke University; Understanding Charged Species Transport in Bacterial Biofilms via Modelling, Experiments and Simulations

Apr 25  Shaza Gaballah, PhD Candidate, Duke University 

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.