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CHHE Science Symposium: Toxic Metals – From Exposures and Model Organisms to Human Populations

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February 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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This first annual Center for Human Health and the Environment (CHHE) symposium will feature research presentations by guest speakers and CHHE members in the area of toxic metals; from exposures and model systems, to human populations. Highlights include:

  • Dr. Linda Birnbaum, Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Toxicology Program, will provide opening remarks to kick off an exciting day of presentations and posters.
  • Dr. Michael Waalkes (NIEHS/NCI), a pioneering research scientist who has made seminal contributions to the toxic metal field will be the keynote speaker.
  • Lorisa Seibel, Director of Housing Programs for Reinvestment Partners in Durham, NC, will discuss the impacts of toxic metals in our local community.
  • Presentations by CHHE members will highlight research expertise in the area of toxic metals involving ecotoxicology, remediation, exposures, susceptibility, model systems, genetics, and epidemiology.

This event is open to anyone who would like to attend. CHHE members, their collaborators, graduate students and postdocs are encouraged to attend and present a poster on any aspect of their current research.

Lunch will be provided, and there will be a reception with hors d’oeuvres and drinks at 5 PM.

Registration is free and limited to the first 100 participants.

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February 16, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hunt Library, Duke Energy Hall
North Carolina State University Centennial Campus, 1070 Partners Way
Raleigh, NC United States