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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


2014

UK at the Half’ -- for Sept. 6 - Ohio at UK Football (MP3 attached) featuring UK’s Superfund Research Center w/Professors Bernhard Hennig and Lindell Ormsbee

Two patents (developed by Dr. Bhattacharyya and his NIEHS-SRP students) were licensed to Ultura Corporation by UK for full-scale development of functionalized membranes and filter modules. Read here.

SRP e-Posted Notes Issue 126 (July 7, 2014) edition included Trainee Spotlight section on Dr. Li Xiao, read here.

Dr. Anna Hoover gave a presentation for PEPH webinar: Environmental Health Literacy - The Evolution of a New Field on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. See slides here.

Dr. Eli Capilouto, President of University of Kentucky announces National Institutes of Health Superfund Research Program Award today of $12.2 million grant.

National Institutes of Health Grant Media Announcement

UKNow announcement

More UK- SRC information here.

 

Dr. Dibakar Bhattacharyya announced Li Xiao receiving 2014 AIChE Separations Division Graduate Student Research Award, June 7, 2014.

Dr. Kelly Pennell to serve on the American National Standard Committee for Soil Gas Mitigation Standards for Single-Family Residences committee.

Dr. Lisa Cassis, Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular and Bio Medical Pharmacology, has agreed to serve as the UK Interim Vice President for Research, Thursday, May 8, 2014 here.

Dr. Kelly Pennell, served as a peer-reviewer in May for several pilot programs that bring SRP researchers together with key Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) contacts.

Dr. Wendy Heiger-Bernays, Boston University of Public Health will be speaking at Seminar Series May 7, 2014, at noon, KDEP in Frankfort, Ky on "Derivation of TCE Toxicity Values and Implications for Risk Management" POSTPONED UNTIL A LATER DATE!

Dr. Anna Hoover, UK-Deputy Director of the National Coordinating Center for Public Health Services, served as a moderator during the 2014 Keeneland Conference for PHSSR, in Lexington, Kentucky.

Dr. Kevin Pearson speaking at Seminar series April 2, 2014, at noon, KDEP in Frankfort, KY on "Developmental Programming: Effects of Diet, Exercise, and Polychlorinated Biphenyl Exposure during Pregnancy on Long-term Health in Offspring".

2014 Trainee Webinar Series to feature Minghui Gui from University of Kentucky April 15-Please register.

Dr. Kelly Pennell, invited speaker in April, 2014 at NSF workshop "Conceptualizing Environmental Exposure From Data to Decisions". Highlights of the presentation were policy implications for past SRP research (flyer here).

Dr. Lindell Ormsbee Seminar series continues speaking on Best Strategies for Solving Environmental Problems March 5, 2014, at noon, KDEP in Frankfort, KY.

Dr. Lindell Ormsbee, associate director of the University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center has been elected as a Fellow of the Environmental and Water Resource Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers.  Dr. Ormsbee was elected as a Fellow of ASCE in 2008 and a member of the American Academy of Water Resource Engineers in 2005

Dr. Kelly Pennell will be speaking as part of a webinar "Chemical Trespassers In Your Indoor Air " co-hosted by BU-SRP and CHE on February 25, 2014.

Seminar Series continues with Dr. Kelly Pennell speaking on Characterizing Vapor Intrusion Exposure Risks, February 5, 2014, at noon, KDEP in Frankfort, KY.

University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center (UK-SRC) faculty, Drs. Andrew Morris, Bernhard Hennig and Kevin Pearson won the 2014 University of Kentucky “John P. Wyatt, M.D. Traveling Fellowship”.


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