Dr. Heather Stapleton, Duke Superfund Research Center Co-Director and PI of Project 2, recently testified in front of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) at a hearing for a petition to ban organohalogen flame retardants in consumer products under the Federal Hazardous Substance Act. Dr. Stapleton’s research focuses on […]

Heather Stapleton, PhD Testifies on Flame Retardants for CPSC Petition ...


  On Friday, September 22, the Duke University Program in Environmental Health (UPEH) and the Duke University Superfund Research Center hosted a day-long symposium that brought together researchers, students, representatives from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), and members of the public to learn about the Superfund Research […]

Superfund Symposium Celebrates History, Accomplishments, and Collaborations


  The Duke Superfund Research Center, and the Center’s Project 3 on persistent mitochondrial and epigenetic effects of toxicant exposure in particular, was well-represented at the recent Environmental Mutagenesis & Genomics Society (EMGS) Annual Meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina, from Sept. 9-13.   Susan Murphy, an investigator on Duke SRC Project 3, spoke […]

Duke Research Highlighted at EMGS Annual Meeting



Duke trainee Jordan Kozal (Di Giulio lab) was featured in a recent edition of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program (SRP) e-Posted Notes, a monthly online newsletter that goes out to SRP affiliates. Read the full post here! Jordan’s research focuses on how exposure to […]

NIEHS Features Trainee Jordan Kozal


The Duke University Superfund Research Center co-sponsors a seminar series hosted by the Duke University Program in Environmental Health (UPEH) — formerly known as the Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program, or ITEHP — that is free and open to the public. UPEH will host a Superfund-themed symposium on Friday, […]

Fall Tox Seminar Series Starts Sept. 1


By Lindsay Holsen, CEC/RTC Intern, Summer 2017 In June, I leapt from my previous knowledge base, which I had established at Lawrence University, into new intellectual territory at the Duke University Superfund Research Center.  I was grateful to be enveloped in new knowledge, to be a part of multiple research […]

Internship Reflections: The “Dirt” on Summer 2017 at DUSRC