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Your Environment. Your Health.

Progress Reports: Duke University: Training Core

Superfund Research Program

Training Core

Project Leader: Joel N. Meyer
Grant Number: P42ES010356
Funding Period: 2000-2022

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Duke’s SBRC Training Core continued its weekly Seminar Series on Fridays from 12:00 to 1:30 P.M., in the Searle Center Conference Room, which is located on the Duke University West campus in the Seeley Mudd Building together with the Duke University Medical Center Library. A broad range of research within the field of toxicology is covered spanning environmental and biomedical toxicology and a spectrum of approaches from chemical and engineering through genetic, translational and epidemiological. A symposium on a focused cutting edge topic in toxicology is held each semester. Symposium topics for 2008 included co-sponsorship of the Spring Symposium, “Aquatic Animal Models of Human Disease” and in the Fall, the symposium was “Toxico-Legal Interface: Use of Toxicological Science in Regulation and Litigation” These seminars and symposia include nationally and internationally renowned speakers from academia, government and industry. Attendees have included graduate students, postdocs and faculty from Duke University, North Carolina State University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as scientists from various local affiliations such as NIEHS, EPA, Hamner Centers for Health Research, and the State of North Carolina Department of Toxicology. With the Training Core are supporting advanced graduate students who are participating in toxicology research training relevant to the Superfund Center. The Training Core directly supports research graduate and post-graduate trainees working on Superfund projects. Students and Postdocs who received stipend support from the Training Core in 2008 included Dawoon Jung, Carrie Fleming, Lindsey Van Tiem, Changlong Wu, Ph.D., Cole Matson, Ph.D., Olga Timofeeva, Ph.D.

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