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EHSC Seminar Series

The Environmental Health Science Center seminar series will resume for the 2020-2021 starting in Sept 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all seminars will be conducted virtually through Zoom until further notice. Please contact Dr. Martha Susiarjo to discuss potential speakers. Please see the University of Rochester’s Medical Center COVID-19 web page for the latest updates, resources for avoiding infection, what to do if you think you may be infected, and visitor restrictions at our hospital.


Maternal Methylmercury (MeHg) Exposure through Rice Ingestion and Offspring Neurodevelopment: A Prospective Cohort Study

Dr. Sarah Rothenberg - Environmental Health Sciences Arnold School of Public Health U. South Carolina

 Dec 01, 2016 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

Air Quality in Rochester Over the Past 15 Years: Trends and Current Status

Professor Philip Hopke - Professor Emeritus, Clarkson University; Adjunct Professor, UR Dept of Public Health Sciences

 Nov 15, 2016 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Helen Wood Hall | 1W-502

Air pollution and health: Science, policy and controversy

Arden Pope III, Ph.D. - Brigham Young University Department of Economics

 Nov 03, 2016 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

Rare Diseases: Big Insights into Lung Development

Dr. Gail Deutsch - Seattle Children’s Hospital and University of Washington

 Oct 18, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Genotoxic and Non-Genotoxic Mechanisms of Arsenic-Induced Immunotoxicity in Animal Models and Human Populations

Dr. Scott Burchiel - College of Pharmacy, University of New Mexico

 Oct 13, 2016 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

Sources of Variation in GTEx Lung Tissue Expression Data

Dr. Matthew McCall - University of Rochester

 Oct 04, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

New Concepts in the Pathobiology of Chronic Bronchitis in COPD

Dr. Victor Kim - Temple University

 Sep 20, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

The Toxicology PhD Program Presents

The Annual TOX Picnic

 Sep 10, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

Manganese neurotoxicity: From worms to neonatal humans

Michael Aschner - Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 May 19, 2016 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

Mechanisms and Functions of Nrf2 Signaling in Aging and Stress Defense

Dirk Bohmann - Department of Biomedical Genetics, UR Medicine, Rochester, NY

 Apr 14, 2016 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

Epithelial barrier function: at the frontline of asthma and mucosal immunology

Steve Georas - Department of Medicine, UR Medicine, Rochester, NY

 Mar 24, 2016 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

Genetic Polymorphisms to Improve Mercury Exposure Assessments

Nil Basu - McGill University; Env Health Sci; Dept. of Natural Resource Sci, Host: M. Rand

 Feb 11, 2016 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

Is Childhood Obesity an Environmental Neurologic Disease

Robert Wright - Mt. Sinai Hospital, Depts. of Preventive Medicine; Pediatrics, Host: D. Cory-Slechta

 Jan 21, 2016 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820