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UK Superfund Research Center Dr. Bernhard Hennig, Dean Dr. Nancy Cox and UK President Dr. Eli Capilouto, pictured at UK SRC $12.2 Million Grant Award Announcement June 2014, Lexington Kentucky


2015

UK SRC joined Progress in Research webinar through EPA Technology Division was held Monday, August 24 @ 1 pm in collaboration with Northeastern University Superfund Research Center. The seminar was titled "Progress in Research: TCE, PCBs, and Phthalates - Exposure, Mechanisms of Disease, and Clean-Up Remedies" The archive of slides and presentation can be found here.

Congratulations to our own UK SRC: Dr. Thomas Dziubla on UKNOW article August 18, 2015 What's Next: Engineering Better Drug Delivery article and video presentation. Check it out here.

Congratulations to Brad Newsome on his Pretigious AAAS Fellowship and article published in the NIEHS Environmental Factor in September, 2015. Read more here about the Wetterhahn award.

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto Monday announced that he has named Lisa Cassis Vice President for Research at UK. Dr. Cassis is a member of the UK-SRC heading up project 3 of Polychlorinated Biphenyls, Nutritopm amd Diabetes. Congratulations on the announcement!

Dr. Dibakar Bhattacharyya, of UK-SRC was the invited speaker in June, 2015 at the Tech Connect World Innovation Conference in Washington, D.C. to present "Integration of Nanotechnology and Membranes from lab-scale to full-scale". Read more here.

On May 18, 2015 The Community Engagement Core (CEC) of the University of Kentucky’s Superfund Research Center (UKSRC) participated in the Mind Matters Health Fair

Dr. Kelly Pennell was recently featured in the May online news about her and the activities surrounding the UK-SRC events and collaborations. Read more here.

2015 NSF Fellowship awarded to Joseph Papp and Doug Davenport students of Dr. D Bhattacharyya

Dr. Lisa Gaetke of UK-SRC, gave a presentation and demonstration of recipes/Superfoods to Harlan Healthy Eating Advisory Council continuing with the Community Engagement Core. More information here

UK SRC-Dr. Kevin Pearson and Dr. John O'Brien were featured in the recent UKNOW 4-14-15. Read more here and in the April 10th Health section of Lexington Herald Leader edition. Also a feature of that article referred to NIH.gov site here.

A Presentation to the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection, Frankfort Kentucky made April 8, 2015 by Dr. Bruce A. Stanton from Dartmouth College information here.

Dr. Bruce A Stanton from Dartmouth College will present in Frankfort Kentucky Wednesday, April 8th as part of the UK SRC Seminar Series "Arsenic: A Global Public Health Crisis, How Safe is Our Food and Water?". presentation is here. Additional presentation on campus 4-9-15, BBSRB room 202A 10:30am

Recently Sebastian Hernandez wins 2nd place poster award at the Re3 workshop

Several UK-SRC members presented at the KWRRI Annual Symposium March 9, 2015 in Lexington, KY.

Evan Willett presented at the KWRRI Annual Symposium Mar 9th, Lexington KY

Anna Hoover presented at the KWRRI Annual Symposium Mar 9th, Lexington KY

Sebastian Hernandez presented at the KWRRI Annual Symposium Mar 9th, Lexington KY

Andrew Colburn presented at the KWRRI Annual Symposium Mar 9th, Lexington KY

Dr. Brad Newsome presented at the AAAS Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA, February 12-16, 2015

Dr. Bhattacharyya was awarded the Barfield award at the recent KWRRI Annual Symposium March 9, 2015 in Lexington, KY. See information here

Two UK SRC senior students received prestigious NSF Graduate Fellowships. Information here.

SRP network helps parents understand vapor intrusion in schools, February 9in North Carolina article in NIEHS March Newsletter about UK SRC and Dr. Kelly Pennell.

Dr. Henning's Post Doc Dr. Brad Newsome gave an Oral Presentation February: The University of Kentucky NIEHS Superfund Research Center: Reducing Health Impacts of Toxic Chemicals through Nutrition and Membrane/Capture-Based Remediation

Dr. Bernard Hennig presented in the fall at the distinquished lecture series at the College of Allied Health at California Baptist University.

Dr. Bradley Newsome poster presented at the AAAS Annual Meeting in February, 2015 "Addressing Health Risks of POPs through Nutritional Modulation and Biomimetic Remediation"

Dr. Bhattacharyya, Project 5, UK SRC Graduate Student Sebastian Hernandez won as runner up poster award at the ECI conference.“Synthesis and evaluation of nanoparticle membrane-supported systems for degradation of toxic organic contaminants”

Dr. Kelly Pennell, Tuesday, was discussing Schools Near Toxic Land Not Limited To Hanes/Lowrance article and on air with a public radio interview on February 3, 2015 in North Carolina.

Congratulations to Dr. Kelly G. Pennell on her recent NSF CAREER award. Read more here.

Dr. D.B. Bhattacharyya has been invited to lecture at the 8th International Conference on Materials Technologies (ICMAT2015) in Singapore later in June, 2015.

Dr. Andrew Morris was recently featured in the Gill Heart Institute magazine.

Congratulations to Dr. Bhattacharyya is the new Director of the UK Center for Membrane Sciences

 

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