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TOX 558 Seminar Series and Other Departmental Seminars/Events

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The Department of Environmental Medicine and NIEHS Environmental Health Sciences Center Presents Faculty Candidate: Mechanisms of phthalate toxicity during fetal testis development

Daniel Spade, Ph.D. - Postdoctoral Research Associate Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Brown University

 Dec 11, 2017 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

Integrating Epidemiology and Toxicity Testing with a Whole Mixture Strategy for Risk Assessment: A Case Study

Dr. Chris Gennings - Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

 Nov 30, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

Specialized Pro-Resolving Lipid Mediators in Inflammatory Lung Disease. New opportunities for therapies

Patricia Sime, M.D. - Chief, Department of Medicine, URMC

 Nov 21, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Richard Phipps, Ph.D.

PhD Defense: Myogenic Targets of Methylmercury Toxicity During Development

Lisa M. Prince - PhD Candidate

 Nov 17, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-207 (2-6408)

Early Life Exposures and Child Neurobehaivor in the New Bedford Cohort

Dr. Susan Korrick - Dept. of Environmental Health Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

 Nov 09, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

Host: Dr. Sally Thurston

New insights into Protective Innate Immunity in the Lung

Burton Dickey, MD - Professor, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

 Oct 17, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Steve Georas, MD

Assessing disease in war fighters exposed to toxic burn pit smoke

Thomas Thatcher & Collynn Woeller - University of Rochester Medical Center

 Oct 03, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Richard Phipps, PhD

HORMESIS: Adaptive Responses in Biology and Medicine

Edward Calabrese, Ph.D. - U. Massachusetts/Amherst Public Health/Health Sciences

 Sep 01, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

Human Lung Fibroblasts Produce and Respond to Pro-Resolving and Anti-Fibrotic Prostaglandins

PhD Defense: Shannon Lacy - PhD Candidate

 Jun 28, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Monitoring personal exposure to nanomaterials: Field application of real-time particle counters (>4.5 nm) utilizing innovative and versatile water-based CPC technology

J. E. Lockey, M.D. - U. Cincinnati Dept. of Environmental Health

 Jun 01, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

Temporal variability of environmental chemical urinary biomarkers – how predictive is a single sample?

Susan Teitelbaum, Ph.D. - Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

 May 18, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

Exploring regulatory crosstalk between AHR and HIF-1-alpha in hematopoiesis

Keegan Vaughan - PhD Candidate

 May 01, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Metabolism and Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Potential Role for TG2

Ashley Rackow - PhD Candidate

 May 01, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

TBD

Kadijah Abston - PhD Candidate

 Apr 24, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

TBD

Ashley Fields - PhD Candidate

 Apr 24, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Lung Biology Pilot Project Awardees

Drs. Sherry Spinelli, Kelley Madden and Timothy Chapman

 Apr 18, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Diesel Exhaust Particles Disrupt Epithelial Barrier Function through the Tight Junction Protein Tricellulin

Tim Smyth - PhD Candidate

 Apr 17, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Early Life Exposure to Radical Containing Particulate Matter Suppresses Host Response to Influenza

Stephania Ann Cormier, Ph.D. - University of Tennessee Health Science Center Dept. of Pediatrics

 Apr 13, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity from Maternal Exposure to Estrogenic Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

Jasmine Reed - PhD Candidate

 Apr 10, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Generating a molecular atlas of lung development in: An overview of the multidisciplinary LungMAP program

Dr. Ravi Misra - Dept. of Pediatrics/Neonatology, University of Rochester

 Apr 04, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

The Role of Inflammation on Inhaled Nanoparticle Biodistribution

Candace Wong - PhD Candidate

 Mar 27, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Environmental impact on skeletal muscle maintenance and regeneration: stem cell nature or niche

Dr. Aaron Barchowsky - University of Pittsburgh

 Mar 23, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

Utilizing mouse genetic diversity to identify novel pathways in allergic airway disease

Dr. Samir Kelada - University of North Carolina

 Mar 21, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Investigating the Immune Responses to UVB and the Relevance of the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor

Sarah Phalen - PhD Candidate

 Mar 20, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Epigenetic engineering for lung disease

Dr. Alexey V. Fedulov - Brigham and Women’s Hospital

 Mar 07, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Neurotoxicological Consequences of Developmental Exposure to Hyperoxia and Air Pollution: Concurrent Risk Factors of Premature Birth

Keith Morris-Schaffer - PhD Candidate

 Mar 06, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Emerging Roles for Endogenous Prostaglandins, Lung Fibroblasts, and T Lymphocytes in Maintaining Lung Homeostasis

Shannon Lacy - PhD Candidate

 Feb 27, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Effects of Ultrafine Particulate Matter Air Pollution on Alzheimer’s Disease Related Learning and Memory

Katrina Jew - PhD Candidate

 Feb 20, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Effects of Nanoparticle-containing Chemical-Mechanical Planarization Slurries Following Inhalation Exposures

Alison Elder, Ph.D. - University of Rochester Dept. of Environmental Medicine

 Feb 16, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

CRM1 (Exportin 1) Inhibitors, Leptomycin B and Curcumin, Alter CRMS1’s Subcellular Distribution

Khatera Rahmani - PhD Candidate

 Feb 13, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Case Method Room (1-9576)

Toll-like Receptor 4 Signaling Effects on Fibroblast Apoptosis Resistance in Radiation-Induced Pulmonary Fibrosis

Kelly Hanson - PhD Candidate

 Feb 13, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Mechanisms of CD8+ T cell dysfunction caused by developmental activation of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR)

Christina Post - PhD Candidate

 Feb 06, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

The effect of topically applied carbon nanomaterial on skin inflammation in a model of allergic contact dermatitis

Brian Palmer - PhD Candidate

 Jan 30, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

The Effects of Ultrafine Particulates from Air Pollution on Microglia in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease

Denise Herr - PhD Candidate

 Jan 23, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Is pregnancy an appropriate time to intervene in order to improve long-term offspring health?

Kevin J. Pearson, Ph.D. - University of Kentucky

 Jan 19, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

Persistent and progressive lung injury is linked to recurring DNA damage, cellular senescence and a pro-fibrotic epithelial response

Tyler Beach - PhD Candidate

 Jan 16, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Lessons from the Marfan Lung: TGF-beta, Angiotensin & Lung Repair

Enid Neptune, MD - Johns Hopkins University

 Jan 09, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

TBD

Tyler Beach - PhD Candidate

 Jan 09, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor signaling regulation of allergic inflammation

Dr. Stokes Peebles - Vanderbilt University

 Jan 03, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)