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2013 Events

Superfund Research Program

This webpage contains all of the 2013 SRP-supported events.

  • Symposium on Cumulative Impacts and Children's Environmental Health 
    Grantee Event: Supported in part by the University of California - Berkeley SRP
    January 16-17, 2013
    Sacramento, California

  • Midwest Environmental Health Summit
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the University of Iowa SRP
    January 24-25, 2013
    Iowa State Capitol
    Des Moines, Iowa

  • Columbia SRP Seminar/Webinar Series
    Mechanisms of arsenic-enhanced atherosclerosis: what we've learned from mouse models
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the Columbia University SRP
    January 28, 2013
    4 pm - 5 pm EST
    New York, New York

  • Response, Recovery, and Resilience to Oil Spills and Environmental Disasters: Engaging Experts and Communities
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the Louisiana State University SRP, Oregon State University SRP, and the Louisiana Environmental Action Network (LEAN)
    January 29, 2013, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., ET
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

  • Capturing Mercury: The Human Body Experience
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the University of California - Davis SRP
    February 6, 2013, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., ET
    UC Davis ETX Conference Room (4206 Meyer Hall) and Online

  • Physiological and Molecular Adaptations to Pregnancy: Influence on Chemical Exposure and Toxicity
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the Northeastern University SRP
    February 14, 2013, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., ET
    Boston, Massachusetts and Online

  • Nanomaterial Applications and Implications for Environmental Health (198KB)
    February 27, 2013, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., ET
    Atlanta, Georgia and Online

  • Assessing Quality and Remedial Performance for Contaminated Sediments
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the Northeastern University SRP
    March 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Webinar

  • Mitigating Global Arsenic Crisis Through Innovations: Past Progress and Future Challenges
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the Columbia University SRP
    March 18, 2013, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    New York City, New York

  • Prenatal and Postnatal Risks to Infant and Child Health
    Session presented by the Northeastern University SRP at the Fourth Puerto Rican Conference of Public Health and Sixth International Congress of Universities Engaged in Health Promotion (Spanish-Language Website)
    March 20, 2013, 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    San Juan, Puerto Rico

  • Technology Development Boot Camp
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill SRP
    March 25, 2013, 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., ET
    UNC Graduate Student Center - Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Register online by March 8, 2013.

  • Society for Risk Analysis New England Chapter Meeting (757KB)
    Grantee Event: Hosted by Boston University SRP
    April 3, 2013
    Boston University School of Public Health

  • Sixth International Symposium on Flame Retardants
    April 7-10, 2013
    San Francisco, California
    NIEHS sponsors international conference on flame retardants (Environmental Factor May 2013)

  • Teaming Up with Gardeners Neighboring a Superfund Site: Characterizing the Uptake of Arsenic by Homegrown Vegetables and Communicating the Potential Risks Webinar
    Grantee Event: Hosted by the Northeastern University SRP
    April 22, 2013, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET

  • International Scientific Symposium on Emerging Issues in Environmental and Occupational Health: Mining and Construction in Transition Economies
    April 22-23, 2013
    Yerevan, Armenia

  • 13th International Congress on Combustion By-Products and Their Health Effects
    Grantee Event: Hosted by the Louisiana State University SRP
    May 15-18, 2013
    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Superfund researchers well represented at combustion research meeting (Environmental Factor June 2013)

  • Workshop on Moving Forward in Human Cancer Risk Assessment in the Genomics Era 2.0
    May 16-17, 2013
    Paris, France

  • Weinstein Cardiovascular Development Conference
    May 16-18, 2013
    Tucson, AZ

  • Columbia University Superfund Research Program Seminar
    Grantee Event: Hosted by the Columbia University SRP
    May 20, 2013; 3:00-5:00 pm ET
    New York, New York

  • Airborne Mineral Dust
    May 20-21, 2013
    University of Arizona

  • 25 Years of the Superfund Research Program: Highlights and Hopes
    Grantee Event: Hosted by the Collaborative on Health and the Environment in partnership with Boston University SRP
    May 23, 2013; 1 pm ET
    Webinar

  • EDRA44Providence: Healthy + Healing Places 
    Grantee Event: Hosted by the Environmental Design Research Association and the Rhode Island Department of Health in partnership with the Brown University SRP
    May 29 - June 1, 2013
    Providence, Rhode Island

  • PROTECT Academy - Contaminant Transport
    Grantee Event: Hosted by Northeastern University SRP
    June 10, 2013 - 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
    Webinar

  • PROTECT Academy - Epidemiology
    Grantee Event: Hosted by Northeastern University SRP
    June 13, 2013 - 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
    Webinar

  • PROTECT Academy - Toxicology
    Grantee Event: Hosted by Northeastern University SRP
    June 17, 2013 - 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
    Webinar

  • PROTECT Academy - Remediation
    Grantee Event: Hosted by Northeastern University SRP
    June 20, 2013 - 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
    Webinar

  • 12th International Symposium on Electrokinetic Remediation
    Grantee Event: Hosted by the Northeastern University SRP
    June 23-26, 2013
    Boston, Massachusetts

  • The Long-Term Impact of Metal Smelting Operations on Arsenic Availability in Urban Lakes of the South-Central Puget Sound Region
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the University of Washington SRP
    June 26, 2013, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET
    Seattle, Washington and Online

  • Environmental Health Disparities & Environmental Justice Meeting
    July 29-31, 2013
    Research Triangle Park, NC

  • The Halifax Project: Assessing the Carcinogenic Potential of Low Dose Exposures to Chemical Mixtures in the Environment
    August 8-9, 2013
    Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

  • 33rd International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants
    August 25-30, 2013
    Daegu, Korea

  • Webinar: Mining Site Metals - Exposure Pathways and Bio-Assays
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the University of Arizona SRP
    September 3, 2013, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET
    Online

  • SRP Funding Opportunities Webinar
    September 5, 2013, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. ET
    Online

  • 2013 International Symposium on Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds
    Grantee Event: Co-hosted by the Oregon State University SRP
    September 8-12, 2013
    Corvallis, Oregon

  • 246th ACS National Meeting & Exposition
    SRP-sponsored session: Biogeochemical interactions affecting bioavailability and remediation of hazardous substances in the environment
    September 8-12, 2013
    Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Metal Mixtures Exposure and Child Neurodevelopment - Evidence from Rural Bangladesh
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the Harvard School of Public Health SRP
    September 9, 2013, 12:30 p.m. ET
    Webinar

  • Northeast Regional Arsenic Consortium
    Grantee Event: Hosted by the Dartmouth Toxic Metals SRP
    September 12, 2013, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET
    Hanover, New Hampshire

  • Low-to-Moderate Arsenic Exposure in the U.S.: Health Implications for American Indian Communities
    Ana Navas-Acien, Johns Hopkins University
    Arsenic In Situ Immobilization by Magnetite Formation within Contaminated Aquifer Sediments
    Jing Sun, Columbia University
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the Columbia University SRP
    September 16, 2013, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. ET
    Palisades, New York and Online

  • UC Entrepreneurship Academy
    Grantee Event: Co-sponsored by the University of California - Davis SRP
    September 17-19, 2013
    Davis, California

  • Seeing the Whole Picture: Moving Toward Methods That Can Detect More Chemicals
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the University of California - Berkeley SRP
    September 20, 2013
    Berkeley, California

  • Engaging Partners and Stakeholders from the Grassroots to the Treetops
    Andrea Hricko, University of Southern California
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by Northeastern University SRP
    September 23, 2013, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET
    Webinar

  • 15th International Conference of the Pacific Basin Consortium for Environment and Health
    September 24-27, 2013
    Honolulu, Hawaii

  • 10th International Phytotechnologies Conference
    October 1-4, 2013
    Syracuse, New York

  • Prenatal Exposure to Multiple Metals and Associations with Neurodevelopment at the Tar Creek Superfund Site
    Birgit Claus Henn, Harvard School of Public Health
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the Harvard School of Public Health SRP
    October 7, 2013
    Online

  • Applied Bioinformatics Course
    Grantee Event: Co-hosted by the Dartmouth Toxic Metals SRP
    October 10-15, 2013
    Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory
    Salisbury Cove, Maine

  • Superfund Research Program 2013 Annual Meeting
    October 15-17, 2013
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

  • Urban Sprawl and "Green" Remediation of Residential Soils: A Case Study with Arsenic
    Dibyendu Sarkar, Montclair State University
    Arsenic Metabolism and Renal Function in Bangladesh: Exploring Causal Connections
    Brandilyn Peters, Columbia University
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the Columbia University SRP
    October 21, 2013, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. ET
    New York, New York and Online

  • Food, Ag and Health Entrepreneurship Academy
    Grantee Event: Co-sponsored by the University of California - Davis SRP
    October 22-24, 2013
    Davis, California
    Applications Due: September 20
    See also the Travel Support Request Form for SRP-affiliated attendees.

  • Environmental Justice and the Superfund Research Program: Community Collaborations Making a Difference
    Grantee Event: Co-sponsored by the Boston University Superfund Research Program
    October 24, 2013, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET
    Conference Call

  • Rapidly Emerging Nanomaterials: Insuring Human and Environmental Health
    Grantee Event: Co-sponsored by the Duke University Superfund Research Center
    October 31, 2013
    Durham, North Carolina

  • Risk e Learning Webinar Series Using GIS Tools to Analyze, Compute, and Predict Pollution
    Session I – Exposure Assessment in the Field and links to Human Health
    November 12, 2013, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET
    Online

  • Overcoming Barriers to Environmental Health Protective Behavior: Examples from Private Well Testing and Treatment for Arsenic in Maine
    Sara Flanagan, Columbia University and City University of New York
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the Columbia University SRP
    November 18, 2013, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET
    Palisades, New York
    For more information, see Columbia SRP's Monthly Seminars/Webinars .

  • Beyond Risk Communication: Community-Based Research, Dialogue, and Policy Engagement to Protect Environmental Health in Yupik Communities of St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
    Vi Waghiyi and Pamela Miller, Alaska Community Action on Toxics
    Grantee Event: Hosted by Northeastern University SRP
    December 2, 2013, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET
    Online

  • Risk e Learning Webinar Series Using GIS Tools to Analyze, Compute, and Predict Pollution
    Session II – GIS Tools for Hazardous Site Tracking
    December 6, 2013, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET
    Online

  • Next-Generation Air Monitoring
    Gayle Hagler, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the Oregon State University SRP
    December 10, 2013, 3:00 p.m. ET
    Online

  • Risk e Learning Webinar Series Using GIS Tools to Analyze, Compute, and Predict Pollution
    Session III – Community Engagement
    December 13, 2013, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET
    Online

  • Implications for Mitigation of the Recent Field-Kit Testing of 50,000 Wells for Arsenic in Araihazar, Bangladesh
    Ershad Sumon, University of Dhaka
    M. Rajib Mozumder, Columbia University

    Neurological Consequences of Chronic Manganese Exposure: Behavioral, Neuroimaging, and Neuropathological Findings
    Tomas R. Guilarte, Columbia University

    Grantee Event: Sponsored by the Columbia University SRP
    December 16, 2013, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. ET
    New York, New York and Online

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