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EHSC Seminar Series

The Environmental Health Science Center seminar series has been temporarily postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. We will resume for the 2020-21 academic year. 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.  

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Toxicology Training Program Thesis Defense: The Off-Target Effects of the Ultraviolet Radiation Filter Octinoxate in Skin

Sarah Dickinson (Phelan) - TOX PhD Candidate

 Jun 04, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Research supervised by Lisa A DeLouise, PhD

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Influenza A virus infection modulates the frequency of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell populations

Kristina Fenner - TOX PhD Candidate

 May 18, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Research supervised by Paige Lawrence, PhD

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Investigating the Role of Human Herpes Virus Latency Gene U94 in Demyelinating Disease

Alexandra Strohm - TOX PhD Candidate

 May 11, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Research supervised by Mark Noble, Ph.D.

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

Emily Quarato - TOX PhD Candidate

 May 04, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Research supervised by Laura Calvi, M.D.

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Endocrine Disrupting Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy and Long-term Maternal Health

Alyssa K. Merrill - TOX PhD Candidate

 Apr 27, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Research supervised by Deborah Cory-Slechta, Ph.D. and Marissa Sobolewski, Ph.D.

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances disrupt lung epithelial barrier integrity

Joseph Lucas - TOX PhD Candidate

 Apr 20, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Research supervised by Irfan Rahman, Ph.D.)

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Flavored electronic cigarettes induce mitochondrial dysfunction in lung epithelial cells

Thomas Lamb - TOX PhD Candidate

 Apr 13, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Research supervised by Irfan Rahman, PhD

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Inter-individual variations in MeHg elimination; A role for bacterial mediated biotransformation in the gut

Ian Krout - TOX PhD Candidate

 Apr 06, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Research supervised by Matthew Rand, Ph.D.

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

Ashley E. Peppriell - TOX PhD Candidate

 Mar 30, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Research supervised by Matthew Rand, Ph.D.)

The Role of Lactate in Macrophage Polarization in RIPF

Mackenzie C. Palmer - TOX PhD Candidate

 Mar 23, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom Meeting ID: 232 721 288

Host: Research supervised by Jacob Finkelstein, Ph.D.

Lung Biology Research Seminar Series: Visualizing and manipulating immunity with light

Minsoo Kim, Ph.D. - Department of Microbiology & Immunology David H. Smith Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology University of Rochester

 Mar 17, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Exposure to a Mixture of Suspected Thyroid Disrupting Chemicals alters Thymocyte Development

Connor McGuire, MSc

 Mar 09, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Research supervised by Jacques Robert, Ph.D.

TOX 558 Seminar Series: The Drosophila Nrf2 Pathway Protects Neuromuscular Development and Function from Methylmercury

Jakob Gunderson - TOX PhD Candidate

 Mar 02, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 

Host: Research supervised by Matt Rand, Ph.D.

Toxicology Training Program Thesis Defense: Mechanisms of CD8+T cell dysfunction caused by developmental activation of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR)

Christina M. Post - TOX PhD Candidate

 Mar 02, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Research supervised by B. Paige Lawrence, PhD

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Inhibiting Myofibroblast Differentiation Through Stimulation of the Proton Sensing GPCR OGR1 Mechanistic Interrogations and Implications for the Treatment of Pulmonary Fibrosis

Tyler J. Bell - TOX PhD Candidate

 Feb 24, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Research supervised by R.M. Kottmann M.D., MS-CTR

EHSC Seminar Series: From my sweater to your brain: How ultrathin silicon membranes find microplastics in the water and watch them pass through barrier tissues

James L. McGrath, Ph.D. - University of Rochester Department of Biomedical Engineering

 Feb 20, 2020 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Paraquat Inhalation, a Translational Route of Exposure, Results in Sex-specific Alterations in Locomotor and Olfactory Behavior

Tim Anderson - TOX PhD Candidate

 Feb 10, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Deborah Cory-Slechta, Ph.D.

Adverse health effects and induction of transgenerational inheritance of disease due to environmental contaminants using the zebrafish model

Tracie Baker, DVM, PhD - Wayne State University Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Department of Pharmacology

 Feb 06, 2020 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820

Lung Biology Research Seminar Series: Mitochondrial Dysfunction in P. aeruginosa Infections

Ruxana T. Sadikot, M.D., MRCP - Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Emory University

 Feb 04, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

TOX 558 Seminar Series: The aryl hydrocarbon receptor modulates hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell expansion and differentiation

Keegan Vaughan - TOX PhD Candidate

 Jan 27, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Lung Biology Research Seminar Series: The µSiM: A Microfluidic Platform for Advanced Modeling of Vascular Barriers

Alec Salminen - Department of Biomedical Engineering University of Rochester

 Jan 21, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

TOX 558 Seminar Series: Sensing the Microenvironment: pH and the Wound Healing Process

Ashley Rackow - TOX PhD Candidate

 Jan 13, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

EHSC Seminar Series: Flavors in Tobacco Products and Their Effects on Human Health

Maciej Goniewicz - Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center; Nicotine & Tobacco Product Assessment Resource Department of Health Behavior

 Jan 09, 2020 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 4-8820