Spring 2023 Seminar Series

Duke Integrated Toxicology &

Environmental Health Program

Spring 2023 Seminar Series

(ENVIRON 848-S/Pharm 848-S)

Thursdays 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)

Attendance is free and open to the public.

Jan 12 Linda S Birnbaum, PhD, Scholar in Residence, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University; Dioxins vs “Forever” Chemicals: The politicization of science

Jan 19 Lindsay Jasperse, PhD, Duke University; Bioenergetic consequences of PAH exposure and increased temperature in Atlantic killifish from the Elizabeth River

Jan 26 Austin Gray, PhD, Virginia Tech; Insights into the impact of emerging contaminants in marine and freshwater ecosystems: perspectives into contaminant ecology

Feb 2 Jeff Burgess, MD, MS, MPH, University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health; Community-engaged research with firefighters: The Fire Fighter Cancer Cohort Study

Feb 9 Erik R Svendsen, PhD, National Center for Environmental Health, Center for Disease Control (CDC); The 2022 Updates to the CDC Cancer Cluster Guidelines and how they motivate new research *UPDATE 2/2/23: Zoom only seminar (no in-person option)*

Feb 16   NO SEMINAR: Symposium on Feb 17 (more details to come!)

Feb 23 Zhanghua Chen, PhD, University of Southern California; Metabolomics Insights on Health Effects of Air Pollution Exposure

Mar 2 Jennifer Mason, PhD, Clemson University; Elucidating the mechanism of replication stress resistance in FBH1-deficient cells

Mar 9 Ami Zota, ScD, MS, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health; Advancing Beauty Justice through Solutions-Oriented Research *UPDATE 2/2/23: Zoom only seminar (no in-person option)*

Mar 16   NO SEMINAR: Spring Break

Mar 23   NO SEMINAR: Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting

Mar 30 Dr. Johnny Wise, University of Louisville; Assessing Cr(VI) Neurotoxicity with a Toxic Aging Coin Perspective

Apr 6 Dr. E. Britt Moore, University of North Carolina Wilmington; Healthy Soils, Healthy Communities: Utilizing Culturally-Responsive Soil Science to Promote Environmental Health in Marginalized Communities

Apr 13 Andrew P Wojtovich, PhD, University of Rochester Medical Center; A mitochondrial complex I thiol switch and hypoxic avoidance *NEW LOCATION: Levine Science Research Center A room 247 (LSRC A 247)*

Apr 18 Zoie Diana, PhD candidate, Duke University; Multisector mitigation of single-use plastics: approaches from biology, policy, law, and industry *UPDATE 3/7/23: Seminar is on a TUESDAY, still being held in Field Auditorium*

Apr 27 Dillon King, PhD candidate, Duke University; Nuclear and Mitochondrial Epigenetics Responses to Environmental Exposures *UPDATE 3/7/23: Seminar moved from April 20 to April 27*

**NEW SEMINAR** May 26 Jason Cannon, PhD, Purdue University; Comparative biology approaches to identify neurological targets of PFAS toxicity *NEW LOCATION: Grainger Hall room 2102*

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.