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The Community Engagement and Research Translation Cores are thrilled to welcome our summer intern, Lindsay Holsen. Lindsay is a student at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin and is a biochemistry major with a minor in Spanish. She is also on the tennis team at Lawrence and plays oboe for the […]

Introducing CEC/RTC Intern Lindsay Holsen




On Thursday, December 15, 2016, staff from the SRC’s Research Translation Core participated in the U.S. EPA’s 13th Annual Science Day at YE Smith Elementary School in Durham, North Carolina.   A variety of EPA and community representatives led lessons during Science Day for students from kindergarten through fifth grade, […]

“Clean Veggie Challenge” at EPA Science Day


  On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, Dr. Nishad Jayasundara delivered the Wetterhahn Award Lecture at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Several members of the Duke Superfund Research Center attended to show their support at the culminating event of the award year. […]

Trainee Nishad Jayasundara Delivers Wetterhahn Award Lecture at NIEHS


Dr. Claudia Gunsch, a principal investigator on Project 4 at the Duke Superfund Research Center, was recently awarded the prestigious Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize by the American Society of Civil Engineers. The prize honors, among other achievements, her trailblazing work on bioremediation of organic contaminants using gene silencing water […]

Dr. Claudia Gunsch Awarded Huber Prize by ASCE



By Catherine Kastleman The Duke University Superfund Research Center had a strong presence at this year’s Society of Toxicology (SOT) 55th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, held in New Orleans, LA, on March 13-17, 2016. The labs of Dr. Richard Di Giulio, Dr. Theodore Slotkin and Dr. Frederic Seidler, Dr. Joel […]

Duke SRC Makes an Impact at 55th Annual SOT Meeting, ...


We are thrilled to announce that Rich Di Giulio was named the Sally Kleberg Professor of Environmental Toxicology. Dr. Di Giulio was presented with his award on May 4th at the American Tobacco Campus in Durham, NC. Professor Di Giulio is the Director of the Duke University Superfund Research Center and the […]

Rich Di Giulio awarded distinguished professorship!


Duke SRP’s KC Donnelly recipient, Lauren Redfern, is wrapping up her research with UC Berkeley’s SRP. Under the mentorship of Dr. Lisa Alvarez-Cohen, Lauren has been working on biodegradation of contamination mixtures at Superfund sites for the past three months. Specifically, her research focuses on the co-augmentation of Pseudomonas putida G7 […]

KC Donnelly Fellow, Lauren Redfern, has been hard at work ...