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Scientific Sessions

Lexington, Kentucky
October 23-26, 2011

Monday, October 24, 2011

NIEHS Director Linda Birnbaum gives the keynote address at the SRP Annual Meeting

NIEHS Director Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., gives the keynote address at the 2011 SRP Annual Meeting in Lexington, Kentucky
(Photo courtesy of Joseph Ray Au)

Scientific Session One: Systemic Impacts of Superfund Pollutants on Biological Systems

Session Moderator: Norbert Kaminski, Ph.D., Director, Michigan State University SRP

Scientific Session Two: Emerging Models and Strategies for Modulating Chemical Insult in the Human Body

Session Moderator: Lisa Gaetke, Ph.D., R.D., L.D., University of Kentucky

  • Nutritional Modulation of Environmental Insults with Implications in Disease Development
    Lisa Cassis,Ph.D., University of Kentucky SRP
  • Co-Exposure of Low-Dose Extrapolated Model Testicular Toxicants (X-Radiation and 2,5-Hexanedione) Modulates Gene Alterations through Testicular Transcript Profiling
    Natasha Catlin, Brown University
  • Association of Plasma Choline and Betaine with Arsenic Methylation
    Megan Hall, Sc.D., Columbia University
  • Rice Consumption Raises a Health Concern: Evidence from U.S. Pregnant Women
    Diane Gilbert-Diamond, D.Sc., Dartmouth College
  • Dose Response Models of Blood Cell Counts, Biochemical Pathways and Gene Expression Following Exposure to Benzene
    Reuben Thomas, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
  • Implications for Research Translation and Community Engagement
    Kathleen Gray, University of North Carolina

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Scientific Session Three: Sustainable Strategies for the Detection and Clean Up of Superfund Pollutants

Session Moderator: Dibakar Bhattacharyya,Ph.D., University of Kentucky SRP

  • Environmental Sustainability with Cleaner Methods
    Subhas Sikdar, Ph.D., Associate Director for Science, National Risk Management Laboratory, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Monitoring Current-Use Pesticide Exposure Using Passive Sampling Devices
    Kelly O’Neal, North Carolina State University
  • Oxidation of Organic Contaminants by Activation of Persulfate and Hydrogen Peroxide
    Haizhou Liu, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
  • Iron-Based Nanostructured Materials for Water Purification
    Minghui Gui, University of Kentucky
  • Bringing the Lab to the Field -- The In Situ Microcosm Array
    Kristin McClellan, Arizona State University
  • Implications for Research Translation and Community Engagement
    Kelly Pennell, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth, Brown University SRP
  • Lunch Lecture: Green Technologies
    John Leazer, Ph.D., Director, Sustainable Technology Division, National Risk Management Research Laboratory
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency