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Environmental Health Sciences Seminar Schedule

All seminars are held at 100 Theory Avenue (off of California between Bison and Academy), in room 158, the large conference room, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays.

Note that the seminars are currently scheduled for some Fridays, but please keep the other Fridays open for special seminars.

Environmental Toxicology Seminar

 

Spring 2017 Seminar Schedule

Apr. 7 "A Million Little Spears: The Toxicological Effects of High Aspect Ratio Particles"
 
David Herman
Ph.D. student, Environmental Toxicology Track

Apr. 14
 

"A Cannabinoid Link Between Mitochondria and Memory"

Jessica Monterrosa Mena
Ph.D. student, Environmental Toxicology Track

Apr. 21 Open date
 


Apr. 28

"Mechanism of Stem Cell-derived Extracellular Vesicle Amelioration of Radiation-induced Brain Injury"

Ron Leavitt
Ph.D. student, Environmental Toxicology Track

May 5

Topic: TBD

Kelli Malott
Ph.D. student, Environmental Toxicology Track

May 12

Open date

May 19 Topic: TBD
 

Janielle Vidal
Ph.D. student, Environmental Toxicology Track

May 26 Topic: TBD
 

Dr. Samir Mukherjee
M.S. student in Environmental Health Sciences and Occupational Medicine resident

June 2

Topic: TBD

Marisa Chattman
Ph.D. student, Environmental Toxicology Track
June 9 Topic: TBD Roxana Khalili
Ph.D. student, Exposure Sciences Track

 

 

Winter 2017 Seminar Schedule

Jan. 13 "Chronic Stressors Modulating Immune Response in the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenocortical Axis"
 
Nicole Chmielewski
Ph.D. student, Environmental Toxicology Track

Jan. 20 "Challenges in Assessing Health Risks Associated with Lead Contamination from the Exide Facility in Los Angeles" Jessica Monterrosa Mena
Ph.D. student, Environmental Health Sciences

Jan. 27 "Burden of Disease from Air Pollution in Ulaanbaatar and the Cost of Inaction"
Note: EHS PhD candidate interview day

Professor Rufus Edwards
Dept of Epidemiology and
EHS Exposure Sciences track faculty member

Feb. 3 "Fine Particulate Matter, the Placenta, and Adverse Birth Outcomes" Kelli Malott
Ph.D. student, Environmental Health Sciences
Feb. 10 "Pharmaceuticals in Wastewater: Investigating the Persistence of Carbamazepine"
 
Janielle Vidal
Ph.D. student, Environmental Health Sciences
Feb. 17 "The Effects of Ozone on Atherosclerosis"

Dr. Joseph Vo
M.S. student in Environmental Health Sciences and Occupational Medicine resident
Feb. 24 "Lytico-Bodig Disease: Finding the Cause" Jason Killian
Ph.D. student, Environmental Toxicology Track
Mar. 3 "Radiation- and Chemotherapy-Induced Cognitive Decrements: Neural Stem Cells and Microvesicles as Translational Therapies, and Characterizing the Effect of Temozolomide"

Sarah Smith
Ph.D. student, Environmental Toxicology Track

Mar. 10 "Changes in Heart Rate Variability After Exposure to Particulate Matter and Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds in Ambient Air Pollution" Rebecca Johnson
Ph.D. student, Environmental Toxicology Track
Mar. 17 Open date

 

 

Fall 2016 Seminar Schedule

Sept. 23 Orientation for NEW EHS graduate students only
(continuing EHS students and students in other graduate programs are not required to attend)
 

 

Sept. 30

Open date



Oct. 7 "Heart Rate/Heart Rate Variability in Relation to Multiple Work Environmental Exposures in Professional Taxi Drivers"
 
Dr. BongKyoo Choi
Assistant Professor
Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Dept of Medicine
UC Irvine

Oct. 14 "Hiding in Plain Sight: The Health Impacts of Hookah Smoking"
 
Rebecca Johnson
Ph.D. student, Environmental Toxicology Track

Oct. 21
 
"The Effects of Lead Poisoning in Pediatric Populations"

Sarah Smith
Ph.D. student, Environmental Toxicology Track

Oct. 28

EHS JOURNAL CLUB
2:30-3:20 p.m.
Article: Birmann BM, Giovannucci E, Rosner B, Colditz GA. Regular aspirin use and risk of multiple myeloma: a prospective analysis in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study and Nurses’ Health Study. Cancer prevention research (Philadelphia, Pa). 2014;7(1):33-41. DOI: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-13-0224

"Impact of Police Training Programs and Supervision on the Overall Health, Stress Level and Job Satisfaction of Police Officers"

Led by Daniel S. Nuyujukian, Epidemiology PhD
student







Dr. Rasoul Montazeri
M.S. student in Environmental Health Sciences and Occupational Medicine resident

Nov. 4
 
CANCELLED --NO SEMINAR



Nov. 11 Veteran's Day holiday -- NO SEMINAR

Nov. 18 "The Effects of Microcystin-LR on 3D Human Skin Models"

 
Marisa Chattman
Ph.D. student, Environmental Toxicology Track

Nov. 25
 
Thanksgiving holiday -- NO SEMINAR

Dec. 2 TBA

Ron Leavitt
Ph.D. student, Environmental Toxicology Track

 

 


 

 

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