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Your Environment. Your Health.

Safety of Nanoscale Materials

NIEHS Speakers Bureau — Topics NIEHS Staff Can Speak On

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Nigel J. Walker, Ph.D., D.A.B.T.

Nigel Walker, Ph.D.

Audience: K-12, undergraduates, graduate students, and community organizations

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Dr. Walker, Deputy Director of the National Toxicology Program at NIEHS, has over 15 years experience in environmental molecular toxicology, quantitative dose response modeling and risk analysis, with particular emphasis on understanding the carcinogenicity of mixtures of dioxins and other persistent organic pollutants, and the safety of nanoscale materials.

He received his B.Sc. in Biochemistry in England from the University of Bath in 1987 and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Liverpool in 1993. Following postdoctoral training in environmental toxicology at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health in Baltimore MD, he moved to the NIEHS, where he has been since 1995.

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Our speakers can travel up to 50 miles from the NIEHS campus in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Please allow at least four weeks to make arrangements.

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