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Your Environment. Your Health.

Scientific Sessions

Annual Meeting of the Superfund Research Program
November 10-12, 2010
Portland, Oregon

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Scientific Session 1: Susceptible Populations

Session Co-Chairs:
Mary Gamble, Columbia University
Robin Wright, Harvard School of Public Health

  • Health Effects Associated with Prenatal Exposure to PAHs
    Julie Herbstman, Columbia University
  • Phthalates and TCE in Ground Water Systems
    Ingrid Padilla, University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez
  • Exposure to Metals and Neurodegenerative Disease
    Jessica Lundin, University of Washington
  • Associations Between Pre- and Postnatal Urinary BPA Concentrations and Childhood Neurodevelopment Over the First Three Years of Life
    Joe Braun, Harvard University

Special Presentation

  • Honoring Dean E. Carter for Superfund and Metals Research at the University of Arizona
    William Suk, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
    A. Jay Gandolfi, University of Arizona

Scientific Session 2: Assessing and Reducing Risk

Session Co-Chairs:
James Swenberg, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Zuzana Majkova, University of Kentucky

  • Toxicity Testing for the 21st Century: Applications for the SRP
    Kim Boekelheide, Brown University
  • Fetal Risks from Arsenic: Exposure Biomarkers and Risk Reduction
    Diane Gilbert-Diamond, Dartmouth University
  • Reduction in Inhalation Cancer Risk due to Source Control Measures During the Beijing Olympics
    Yuling Jia, Oregon State University
  • Nutritional Modulation of Pro-Inflammatory Responses Induced by Co-Planar PCBs
    Zuzana Majkova, University of Kentucky

Friday, November 12, 2010

Scientific Session 3: The Gulf

Session Chair:
Barry Dellinger, Louisiana State University

  • Passive Samplers to Assess PAH Levels and Zebrafish Embryos to Screen Developmental Toxicity
    Kim Anderson, Oregon State University
  • Successful Full-scale Deployments of Advanced PGPR Enhanced Phytoremediation Systems (PEPS) for Decontamination of Petroleum and Salt Impacted Soils
    Bruce Greenberg, University of Waterloo
  • The Future of the Gulf
    Edward Overton, Louisiana State University

Scientific Session 4: Sustainability Research in the SRP - Progress and Benefits

Session Co-Chairs:
Jay Gandolfi, University of Arizona
Gemma Reguera, Michigan State University

  • The Potential for Solar-Powered Remediation
    Akram Alshawabkeh, Northeastern University
  • Reactive Amendments for Remediation of Hazardous Metal and Metalloid Contaminants in Soils and Sediments
    Peggy O'Day, University of California - Merced
  • Electrowinning for Removal and Reclamation of Hazardous Materials
    Patrick James, Tesla Laboratories
  • Improved Remediation Approaches for Chlorinated Hydrocarbons in Heterogeneous Subsurface Environments
    Mark Brusseau, University of Arizona
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