Environmental Health and Climate Change
Bono Sen, Ph.D.
Audience: K-12, undergraduates, graduate students, and community organizations.
Dr. Sen is Program manager for education and outreach for the scientific journal Environmental Health Perspectives, published by NIEHS. She is interested in promoting environmental health literacy by raising awareness of how the environment impacts human health with a special interest in climate change. To this end, she organizes and conducts teacher and student workshops, and oversees the creation of innovative educational resources for the dissemination of environmental health related information. Prior to joining NIEHS, she was a research scientist at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and has worked in areas of carcinogenesis, toxicogenomics, and environmental risk assessment and policy.
Dr. Sen received her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Michigan Technological University where she conducted research on genetically modified aspen trees.
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