Jan 28, 2021: Hog Barn Dust Mediates Inflammation and Reactive Oxygen Species

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Caresse Gerald, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Environmental, Earth, and Geospatial Sciences

North Carolina Central University

She / Her / Hers

Dr. Gerald’s seminar will summarize research analyzing hog barn dust and the typical components and the inflammatory pathways and free radical species associated with hog barn dust exposures in airway epithelial cells.  The presentation will also highlight ethanol’s effects on hog barn dust mediated inflammation.

About the Speaker: The Gerald lab researches environmental exposures and more specifically airway pollutants.  Dr. Gerald has worked with environmental pollutants such as hog barn dust, cigarette smoke and diepoxybutane. Carresse received her PhD from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in 2013 and spent 2 years as a Postdoc at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE with Drs. Joseph Sisson and Todd Wyatt. She began her academic career in 2016 at NCCU in the Department of Environmental, Earth and Geospatial Sciences.

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