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2010 SEMINARS

Nutrition and Superfund Chemical Toxicity: Implications in Risk Assessment
Featured Speakers include Craig McClain, MD, University of Louisville; Bruce Blumberg, Ph.D., University of California, Irvine; Bruce Watkins, Ph.D., University of Connecticut; Annette M. Gatchett and Jason C. Lambert, National Center for Environmental Assessment, US EPA; and Wayne Sanderson, Ph.D., University of Kentucky.
Thursday, December 2, 2010, at 8:15am
Lexmark Public Room, Main Building Room 209

Protein Damage by Reactive Intermediates: Sensors for Toxicity and Adaptation
Dan Liebler, Ph.D., Director, Ayers Institute, Vanderbilt University
Wednesday, October 27, 2010, at 4pm
Charles T. Wethington Building, Room 411
Co-Sponsored by UK-SRC and the Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences

Disinfectants for Wastewater and Wetwater Flows
Elizabeth Coyle, Environmental Engineer, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute; William R. Scalf, Jr., PE, Director, Frankfort Sewer Department
Monday, October 25, 2010, at 12pm
Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection Training Room
300 Fair Oaks Drive, Room 301D, Frankfort, KY
Co-Sponsored by UK-SRC, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute, and the Kentucky Division of Waste Management, KDEP

PCB 126 and PCB 118 in Relation to Serum Carotenoid Levels and the Clinical Markers of Metabolic Syndrome in the NHANES 2003-2004
Carolyn Hofe, GCNS Research Assistant and Ph.D. Student, University of Kentucky
Wednesday, September 29, 2010, at 4pm
Charles T. Wethington Building, Room 411
Co-Sponsored by UK-SRC and the Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences

The Best Practices for Risk Communication
Dr. Shari Veil, Director, UK Risk Sciences Center; Dr. Timothy Sellnow, Risk Communication Theme Leader, Department of Homeland Security National Center for Food Protection and Defense
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 12pm
Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection Training Room
300 Fair Oaks Drive, Room 301D, Frankfort, KY
Co-Sponsored by UK-SRC, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute, and the Kentucky Division of Waste Management, KDEP

PCBs and Cardiovascular Disease: Understanding Risk and Implementing Interventions
Katryn Eske and Margaret O. Murphy**, Ph.D. Students, University of Kentucky
Wednesday, August 18, 2010, at 12pm
Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection Training Room
300 Fair Oaks Drive, Room 301D, Frankfort, KY
Co-Sponsored by UK-SRC, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute, and the Kentucky Division of Waste Management, KDEP
**Katryn Eske and Margaret Murphy are UK-SRC graduate students in Dr. Bernhard Hennig's lab

Chemical Toxicity and Nutrition: University of Kentucky Superfund Research Program
Lindell Ormsbee, Ph.D., UK-SRP Research Translation Core Leader
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 , at 12pm
Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection Training Room
300 Fair Oaks Drive, Room 301D, Frankfort, KY
Co-Sponsored by UK-SRP, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute, and the Kentucky Division of Waste Management, KDEP

Mercury Stabilization in the Environment
David Atwood, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky
Wednesday, May 19, 2010, at 12pm
Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection Training Room
300 Fair Oaks Drive, Room 301D, Frankfort, KY
Co-Sponsored by UK-SRC, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute, and the Kentucky Division of Waste Management, KDEP

Engaging Communities to Advance the Science of Environmental Justice
Nigel Fields, Environmental Health Scientist, US Environmental Protection Agency
Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at 3:30pm
102 Mining and Minerals Building
Sponsored by UK-SRP Research Translation Core
and
Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at 12pm
Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection Training Room
300 Fair Oaks Drive, Room 301D, Frankfort, KY
Co-Sponsored by UK-SRC, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute, and the Kentucky Division of Waste Management, KDEP

Polychlorinated Biphenyls and AngiotensinII-Induced Vascular Diseases
Madhura Parulkar***, Ph.D. Student, University of Kentucky
Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at 4pm
Charles T. Wethington Building, Room 411
Sponsored by the Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences
***Madhura Parulkar is a UK-SRC graduate student in Dr. Lisa Cassis's lab

Flavonoids: Regulatory Pathways Preventing Vascular Endothelial Cell Dysfunction
Joseph Layne**, Ph.D. Student, University of Kentucky
Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at 4pm
Charles T. Wethington Building, Room 411
Sponsored by the Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences
**Joseph Layne is a UK-SRC graduate student in Dr. Bernhard Hennig's lab

Emerging Issues with Vapor Intrusion
Dr. Kelly Pennell, Brown University Superfund Research Program
Thursday, March 25, 2010, at 3:30pm
102 Mining & Minerals Resources Building
and
Friday, March 26, 2010, at 12pm
Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection Training Room
300 Fair Oaks Drive, Frankfort, KY
Co-Sponsored by UK-SRC, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute, and the Kentucky Division of Waste Management, KDEP

Roles of HO-1 and Caveolin-1 in EGCG Mediated-Protection Against Endothelial Cell Inflammation
Yuanyuan Zheng**, Ph.D. Student, University of Kentucky
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at 4pm
Charles T. Wethington Building, Room 411
Sponsored by the Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences
**Yuanyuan Zheng is a UK-SRC graduate student in Dr. Bernhard Hennig's lab

Nutritional Influences on Arsenic Metabolism and Toxicity
Mary Gamble, Ph.D., Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University
Wednesday, February 24, 2010, at 4pm
Charles T. Wethington Building, Room 411
Co-Sponsored by UK-SRC and the Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences

Cerebrovascular Toxicity of Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Bei Zhang*, Ph.D. Student, University of Kentucky
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 4pm
Charles T. Wethington Building, Room 411
Sponsored by the Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences
*Bei Zhang is a UK-SRC graduate student in Dr. Michal Toborek's lab

Nutrient-Toxin Interactions in Liver Disease
Matthew Cave, M.D., Division of Gestroenterology/Hepatology, University of Louisville School of Medicine
Wednesday, January 13, 2010, at 4pm
Charles T. Wethington Building, Room 411
Co-Sponsored by UK-SRP and the Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences

2009 SEMINARS

The Renin-Angiotensin System in Cardiovascular Disease
Lisa Cassis, Ph.D., Director, Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences, University of Kentucky
Thursday, December 3, at 12pm
UK Chandler Hospital Auditorium, Room HG611
Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series

Environmental Contaminants and the Developing Reproductive System: Lessons from Alligators
Louis J. Guillette, Jr., Ph.D., Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Florida
Thursday, February 26 at 4pm
Thomas Hunt Morgan Building, Room 116
Co-Sponsored by the UK-SRC and the UK Biology Ribble Endowment

Disruption of the B cell differentiation program by 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD)
Norbert E. Kaminski, Ph.D., Center for Integrative Toxicology and Director of MSU SBRP, Michigan State University
Monday, February 2 at 4:00 pm
MN 563 Medical Science Building
Co-sponsored by the UK-SRC and the UK Graduate Center for Toxicology

2008 SEMINARS

The Inaugural John P. Wyatt Lecture on Environmental Health and Disease
Dr. William Suk, Acting Deputy Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH
Dr. Philip J. Landrigan, Pediatrician, Epidemiologist, and Chair of the Department of Community & Preventative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Zuzana Majkova, Doctoral Student, University of Kentucky
Dr. Jignesh Pandya, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Kentucky
Haitian Lu, Doctoral Student, Michigan State University
November 5, 2008
William T. Young Library Auditorium
Co-sponsored by UK-SRP and the Office of the University of Kentucky Vice-President for Research

Statistical Methods for Assessing the Health Effects of Air Pollution: Sources and Susceptibility
Brent Coull, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health
Friday, October 24 at 4:00 pm
Classroom Building Room 110
Sponsored by the UK Department of Statistics

Nanotechnology and the Environment
Dr. Barbara Karn, US EPA
Dr. Robert Yokel, UK College of Pharmacy
Dr. Paul Bertsch, UK Department of Plant and Soil Science
Dr. Jason M. Unrine, UK Department of Plant and Soil Science
Dr. Dibakar Bhattacharrya, UK Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
August 20, 2008
B202A BBSRB
Sponsored by the College of Pharmacy

Retinoic Acid/Vitamin A Control of the Cell Cycle and Cell Differentiation
Dr. Andrew Yen, Professor, Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University
March 26, 2008
411 Charles T. Wethington Building
Co-sponsored by the UK-SRP and the UK Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences

A Path to the Vascular NO Pathway in Diabetes
Dr. Guoyao Wu, Professor, Intercollegiate Faculty of Nutrition, Texas A&M
March 5, 2008, 4pm
411 Charles T. Wethington Building
Co-sponsored by the UK-SRP and the UK Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences

Cardioprotective Effects of Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids
Dr, William Harris, Director of the Nutrition and Metabolic Research Institute, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
February 13, 2008, 4pm
411 Charles T. Wethington Building
Co-sponsored by the UK-SRP and the UK Graduate Center for Nutrtional Sciences

2007 SEMINARS

PCBs as Angiogenesis and Term Pregnancy Disruptors: New Mechanistic Pathways Based on Aquaporins and Angiogenic Factors
Dr. Surendra Sharma, Professor of Pediatrics, Brown University
November 5, 2007
MN 463 Medical Center
Co-sponsored by the UK-SRP and the UK Graduate Center for Toxicology

KRCEE Scientific and Technical Symposium
Oct. 30-31, 2007
Marriott's Griffin Gate Resort, Lexington, KY
Two days of sessions concerning ongoing detection, remediation, and other scientific efforts at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Superfund site.
For more information, contact Stephanie Jenkins or Anna Goodman Hoover at 859-257-1299.
Co-sponsored by the UK-SRP and the Kentucky Research Consortium on Energy and the Environment

Polymer Electronics for Ultra-Trace Chemical Sensors
Dr. Timothy Swager, Professor of Chemistry and Associate Director Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
October 26, 2007, 4pm
137 Chemistry-Physics Building
Co-sponsored by the UK-SRC and the UK Department of Chemistry

Immunomodulation by Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Mice and Men
Dr. Kevin Fritsche, Associate Professor of Nutritional Immunology, University of Missouri
October 3, 2007, 4pm
411 Charles T. Wethington Building
Co-sponsored by the UK-SRC and the UK Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences


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