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Seminars & Events

TOX 558 Spring 2022 Student Seminar Series

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EHSC Seminar Series: Advances and set backs in understanding the health effects of e-cigarettes EHSC Seminar Series Highlighted Topic: E-cigarettes and pulmonary toxicity

Laura Crotty Alexander, MD - Associate Professor, Medicine, Univ. California San Diego

 Dec 09, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.

for Zoom link contact Rebecca Ruston or Marissa Sobolewski Terry

EHSC Seminar Series: Extracellular Vesicles in Environmental Health and Disease

Quan Lu, PhD - Professor, Harvard University

 Nov 18, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.

for Zoom link contact Rebecca Ruston or Marissa Sobolewski Terry

EHSC Seminar Series: Parkinson's Disease: A Tale of Two Cities—Genome and Exposome
(NOTE TIME CHANGE)

Souvarish Sarkar, PhD - Researcher, Harvard Medical School

 Nov 04, 2021 @ 10:00 a.m.

for Zoom link contact Rebecca Ruston or Marissa Sobolewski Terry

EHSC Seminar Series: Early life exposure to vaping aerosols lead to later life health outcomes: Translation from a mouse model

Judy Zelikoff, PhD - New York University

 Oct 21, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.

for Zoom link contact Rebecca Ruston or Marissa Sobolewski Terry

Inhalation toxicological assessment of tobacco and menthol flavored e-cigarettes

Thivanka Muthumalage, PhD - Dr. Irfan Rahman’s Laboratory, University of Rochester

 Oct 07, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.

for Zoom link contact Laura Bean or Marissa Sobolewski Terry

High Resolution Analysis of Inhaled Exogenous vs Bio-generated Endogenous Nanoparticles in Olfactory Bulbs of Humans with Neurodegeneration: Significance of Iron and Phosphate

Uschi Graham, PhD - University of Kentucky

 Sep 30, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.

for Zoom link contact Laura Bean or Marissa Sobolewski Terry

EHSC Seminar Series: The Coupling of Air Quality and Climate Change

Lee Murray, PhD - Earth & Environmental Sciences - University of Rochester, Earth & Environmental Sciences - University of Rochester

 Sep 16, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.

for Zoom link contact Laura Bean or Marissa Sobolewski Terry

EHSC Seminar Series: TBA

Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf - University of Kentucky

 Jun 10, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

The 12th Annual Lung Research & Trainee day

Guest Speaker Dr. Anne Hilgendorff from Munich, Germany

 Jun 07, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Toxicology Training Program Retreat: Microglia and the Lung-Brain Axis in Amyloid Pathology: Implications for Alzheimer’s Disease

Keynote speaker, Dr. Michelle Block - Indiana University School of Medicine

 May 27, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Changes in the Glial Landscape Following Single-Dose Brain Radiation

Alexandra Strohm - TOX PhD Candidate

 May 24, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Ania Majewska, PhD.

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Characterizing Microglia in the Developing Cerebellum

Elizabeth Plunk - TOX PhD Candidate

 May 17, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Ania Majewska, PhD

Occupational and Environmental Medicine Grand Rounds: Causation in OEM: Judging work-related causation in individual patients

George Friedman-Jimenez, MD, DrPH - Director, Bellevue / NYU Occupational Environmental Medicine Clinic, Assistant Professor of Population Health, Medicine and Environmental Medicine Bellevue Hospital Center, NYU School of Medicine

 May 13, 2021 @ 8:00 a.m.

Zoom

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Cellular Effects of Zwitterionic-Coated Nanoparticles

Victoria Dahm - TOX PhD Candidate

 May 10, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Danielle Benoit, PhD

EHSC Seminar Series: TBA

Caleb Finch - University of Southern California

 May 06, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Comparative analysis of developmental toxicity mechanisms of mercury, lead, and arsenic in the Drosophila model

Catherine Beamish - TOX PhD Candidate

 May 03, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Matt Rand, PhD.

EHSC Seminar Series: TBA

Tom O’Connor - University of Rochester

 Apr 22, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

Lung Biology Research Seminar Series: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a role for aberrant cell quality control and dysfunctional endophenotypes in the distal lung epithelium

Michael F. Beers, MD - Robert L. Mayock & David A. Cooper Professor of Medicine, Perlman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

 Apr 20, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Bioactivity of Environmental Microplastics and their Adsorbed Pollutants

Sarah Morgan - TOX PhD Candidate

 Apr 19, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Lisa A. DeLouise, PhD.

TOX 558 Seminar Series: The aryl hydrocarbon receptor influences the hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells during viral infection

Kristina Fenner - PhD Candidate

 Apr 12, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: B. Paige Lawrence, PhD.

EHSC Seminar Series: TBA

Devon Payne-Sturges - University of Maryland

 Apr 08, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

Lung Biology Research Seminar Series: Dopamine signaling in lung fibrosis and resolution

Daniel J. Tschumperlin, PhD - Professor, Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, Mayo Clinic

 Apr 06, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Lung Biology Research Seminar Series: Viral manipulation of the cellular environment

Joshua C. Munger, PhD - Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Rochester Medical Center

 Mar 30, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Mesenchymal stem cell phagocytosis a facultative process that induces senescence

Emily Quarato - TOX PhD Candidate

 Mar 29, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) disrupts protective tight junction proteins in lung epithelial cells

Joseph Lucas - TOX PhD Candidate

 Mar 22, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Irfan Rahman, Ph.D.

Lung Biology Research Seminar Series: Type I Interferons as Regulators of Allergic Inflammation

Regina K. Rowe, MD, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center

 Mar 16, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Pregnancy is a critical window for endocrine disrupting chemical effects on maternal endocrine and metabolic health

Alyssa Merrill - TOX PhD Candidate

 Mar 15, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Deborah A. Cory-Slechta, PhD, & Marissa Sobolewski, Ph.D.

EHSC Seminar Series: Old Order Mennonite lifestyle and protective factors against early childhood allergic disease

Kirsi Jarvinen-Seppo - University of Rochester

 Mar 11, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.

Zoom

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Flavoring Chemicals Found in E-Cigarettes Induce Inflammation in Macrophages

Thomas Lamb - TOX PhD Candidate

 Mar 08, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Irfan Rahman, Ph.D.

Lung Biology Research Seminar Series: Organoid modeling of lung disease and lung cancer

Carla Kim, PhD - Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School

 Mar 02, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Biotransformation of MeHg to Hg2+ is a key determinant of toxicokinetics & toxicity

Ian Krout - TOX PhD Candidate

 Mar 01, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Matthew Rand, Ph.D.

EHSC Seminar Series: Emerging Toxicology of Flavorings with a focus on menthol/mint on activation of Chemosensory Receptors and Respiratory Irritation Responses (Brain-Lung connection)

Sven Jordt - Duke University

 Mar 01, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.

Zoom

Host: Joint Seminar with Center for Flavorings Toxicology

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Methylmercury perturbs the myotendinous junction of Drosophila during flight muscle development

Ashley Peppriell - TOX PhD Candidate

 Feb 22, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Matthew Rand, Ph.D.

Lung Biology Research Seminar Series: Cyclic Nucleotide Phosphodiesterase and Lung Inflammation

Chen Yan, Ph.D. - Department of Medicine, Aab Cardiovascular Research, Institute University of Rochester

 Feb 16, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

TOX 558 Seminar Series: The Role of Lactate in Macrophage Polarization in RIPF

Mackenzie C. Palmer - TOX PhD Candidate

 Feb 15, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Jacob Finkelstein, Ph.D.

EHSC Seminar Series: TBA

Emily Barrett - Rutgers University

 Feb 11, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.

Zoom

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Thyroid disrupters perturb thymocyte development in Xenopus laevis

Connor McGuire - TOX PhD Candidate

 Feb 08, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Jacques Robert, Ph.D.

Lung Biology Research Seminar Series: The Natriuretic Peptide System – a New Surfactant Regulator?

Rita M. Ryan, MD - Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

 Feb 02, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Mediators and Moderators of Methylmercury Toxicity in Drosophila Neuromuscular Development

Jakob Gunderson - TOX PhD Candidate

 Feb 01, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

EHSC Seminar Series: TBA

Katarzyna Kordas - University of Buffalo

 Jan 28, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

TOX 558 Seminar Series: The Influence of Developmental Iron Deficiency on Lead Exposure

Janine Cubello - TOX PhD Candidate

 Jan 25, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Margot Mayer-Pröschel , Ph.D.

Lung Biology Research Seminar Series: CFTR-expressing ionocytes in the salivary gland

Catherine E. Ovitt, PhD - Professor, Department of Biomedical Genetics, University of Rochester Medical Center

 Jan 19, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Targeting the Proton Sensing GPCR OGR1 to Inhibit TGF-β Induced Myofibroblast Differentiation

Tyler J. Bell - PhD Candidate

 Jan 11, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: R. Matthew Kottmann, M.D.

Lung Biology Research Seminar Series: Inhalation exposure facility: Infrastructure to facilitate multidirectional translation

Alison Elder, PhD - Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center

 Jan 05, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Toxicology Training Program Seminar TOX 558: Paraquat Inhalation, a Translationally Relevant Route of Exposure, Produces Male-specific Deficits in Locomotor Behavior, Decreased Midbrain Dopamine, and Alterations to Striatal Glutamine and Serotonin

Tim Anderson - PhD Candidate

 Jan 04, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Deborah Cory-Slechta, Ph.D.

Occupational and Environmental Medicine Grand Rounds: Managing the Workforce During the Pandemic

Michael J. Apostolakos, MD, FCCP - Chief Medical Officer Vice President, University of Rochester Medical Center Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences

 Jan 04, 2021 @ 8:00 a.m.

Zoom