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Environmental Toxicology



Monique Williams


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Email: monique.williams@email.ucr.edu
UCR Major Professor: Dr. Prudence Talbot
Degree Program: PhD

Monique Williams

UC Riverside, B.S. Neuroscience

Research Focus

To evaluate the performance characteristics, design, and emissions of novel tobacco-free nicotine delivery devices known as electronic cigarettes.

Publications

  • Williams, M., To, A., Bozhilov, K., and Talbot, P. (September 2015). Strategies to Reduce Tin and Other Metals in Electronic Cigarette Aerosol. PlosOne. 10(9): e0138933. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0138933
  • Williams, M., Ghai, S., and Talbot, P. (June 2014). Disposable Electronic Cigarettes and Electronic Hookahs: Evaluation of Performance. Nicotine Tobacco Research. 17 (2): 201-208. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntu118. First published online: August 6, 2014.
  • Yang, X., Scott, H., Ardekani, S., Williams, M., Talbot, P., and Ghosh, K. Aberrant Cell and Basement Membrane Architecture Contribute to Sidestream Smoke-Induced Choroidal Endothelial Dysfunction. Invest Opthalmol Vis Sci. 55(5):3140-7. doi: 10.1167/iovs.13-13659.
  • Sarker, A., Chatterjee, A., Williams, M., Lin, S., Harvel, C., Jacob III, P., Boldogh, I., Hazra, T., Talbot, P., and Hang, B. (March 2014). NEIL2 Protects against Oxidative DNA Damage Induced by Sidestream Smoke in Human Cells. PlosOne. 9(3): e90261. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090261.
  • Williams, M., Villarreal, A., Bozhilov, K., Lin, S. and Talbot, P. (March 2013). Identification of Metal and Silica Particles Including Nanoparticles in Electronic Cigarette Cartomizers and Aerosol. PlosOne. 8(3); 1-11. e57987.
  • Williams, M. and Talbot, P. (October 2011). Variability Among Electronic Cigarettes in the Pressure Drop, Air Flow Rate, and Aerosol Production. Nicotine Tobacco Research. 13(12): 1276-83. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntr164.
  • Trtchounian, A., Williams, M., and Talbot, P. (September 2010). Conventional and Electronic Cigarettes (E-Cigarettes) Have Different Smoking Characteristics. Nicotine Tobacco Research. 12 (9); 905-912. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntq114.

Presentations

  • Williams, M. (June 2015). Design Features that Reduce Tin in Electronic Cigarette Aerosols. Environmental Toxicology Symposium, Riverside, CA.
  • Williams, M. (May 2015). An Introduction to Electronic Cigarettes Fluid and Vapor. Julian Town Hall Forum. Julian, CA.
  • Williams, M., Ghai, S., Bozhilov, K., and Talbot, P. (March 2015). Disposable Electronic Cigarettes and Electronic Hookahs: Evaluation of Design, Performance, and Metal Emissions. Society of Toxicology 54th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
  • Williams, M. (December 2014). Metals and Silicates Identified in Electronic Cigarette Fluids and Aerosols. FDA Public Workshop: Electronic Cigarettes and the Public Health. Silver Springs, MD.
  • Ghai, S., Williams, M., Bozhilov, K., and Talbot, P. (August 2014). Analyzing Disposable Electronic Cigarettes and Electronic Hookah Anatomy and Emissions. Research in Science and Engineering Student Symposium, Riverside, CA.
  • Williams, M., Ghai, S., and Talbot, P. (June 2014). Evaluation of the Design, Performance, and Emissions of Disposable Electronic Cigarettes and Electronic Hookah. Environmental Toxicology Symposium, Riverside, CA.
  • Williams, M., Villarreal, A., Bozhilov, B., and Talbot, P. (June 2014). Evaluation of the Design, Performance, and Metal Emissions of Electronic Cigarettes. American Association for the Advancement of Science 95th Annual Meeting, Riverside, CA.
  • Ghai, S., Williams, M., and Talbot, P. (June 2014). Electronic Cigarettes and Electronic Hookah: Analysis of Fluid Cytotoxicity and Evaluation of Performance. American Association for the Advancement of Science 95th Annual Meeting, Riverside, CA.
  • Ghai, S., Williams, M., and Talbot, P. (April 2014). Disposable Electronic Cigarettes and Electronic Hookahs: Evaluation of Performance. Symposium for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creativity, Riverside, CA.
  • Williams, M., Villarreal, A., Bozhilov, B., and Talbot, P. (March 2014). Evaluation of the Design, Performance, and Metal Emissions of Electronic Cigarettes. Society of Toxicology 53rd Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Williams, M., Villarreal, A., Bozhilov, K., Lin, S., and Talbot, P. (October 2013). Identification of Metal and Silica Particles Including Nanoparticles in Electronic Cigarette Cartomizers and Aerosol. Southern California Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, Irvine, CA.
  • Dang, M., Davis, B., Williams, M., and Talbot, P. (October 2013). Electronic Cigarette Labels and Cartomizer Fluid: Discrepancies in Nicotine Concentrations. Southern California Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, Irvine, CA.
  • Williams, M.* (October 2013). Electronic Cigarettes Liquids and Vapors: Is it Harmless Water Vapor? E-Cigarette: The Vapor This Time? Tobacco Related Disease Research Program Webcast, San Francisco, CA. Oral Presentation.
  • Ghai, S., Williams, M.*, and Talbot, P. (August 2013). Performance and Quality of Button Activated and Non-Button Activated Models of Electronic Hookahs/E-Hookah Sticks. Research in Science and Engineering Symposium, Riverside, CA. Oral Presentation.
  • Williams, M.* (June 2013). Evaluation of Contents and Aerosol of Electronic Cigarettes. Environmental Toxicology Student Symposium, Riverside, CA. Oral Presentation.
  • Williams, M.*, Villarreal, A., Bozhilov, K., Lin, S., and Talbot, P. (March 2013). Identification of Metal and Silica Particles Including Nanoparticles in Electronic Cigarette Cartomizers and Aerosol. Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, San Antonio, TX.
  • Williams, M.*, Villarreal, A., Bozhilov, K., Lin, S., and Talbot, P. (March 2013). Identification of Metal and Silica Particles Including Nanoparticles in Electronic Cigarette Cartomizers and Aerosol. The Neuroscience Open House, Riverside, CA.
  • Villarreal, A., Williams, M.*, and Talbot, P. (August 2012). Is There a Need for Better Quality Control in Electronic Cigarette Manufacturing? MarcU Annual Student Symposium, Riverside, CA. Oral Presentation.
  • Williams, M.* (June 2012). Characterization of the Contents and Emissions of Electronic Cigarettes. Environmental Toxicology Student Symposium, Riverside, CA. Oral Presentation.
  • Williams M.*, Trtchounian A., and Talbot P. (April 2012). Evolution of Electronic Cigarette Product Design, Packaging, Labeling, and Quality Control. Tobacco Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) Linking Tobacco Control Research and Practice for a Healthier California Conference, Sacramento, CA. Oral Presentation.
  • Williams, M.*, Trtchounian A., and Talbot, P. (April 2012). Performance Variability Between Conventional and Electronic Cigarettes. Tobacco Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) Linking Tobacco Control Research and Practice for a Healthier California Conference, Sacramento, CA.
  • Williams, M.*, Trtchounian A., and Talbot, P. (October 2011). Performance Variability Between Conventional and Electronic Cigarettes. The Southern California Chapter of the Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, Irvine, CA.
  • Villarreal, A., Williams, M.*, and Talbot, P. (August 2011). Examining Design and Performance of Electronic Cigarettes. MarcU Annual Student Symposium, Riverside, CA. Oral Presentation.
  • Williams, M.* (June 2011). Performance Variability Among Electronic Cigarettes: The New Smoking Sensation. Environmental Toxicology Student Symposium, Riverside, CA.
  • Williams M.*, Trtchounian A., and Talbot P. (Winter 2011). Conventional and Electronic Cigarettes (E-Cigarettes) Have Different Smoking Properties. The Neuroscience Open House, Riverside, CA.
  • Williams M.*, Trtchounian A., and Talbot P. (October 2010). Conventional and Electronic Cigarettes (E-Cigarettes) Have Different Smoking Properties. The Second Annual UCR Symposium for Tobacco-Related Disease, Riverside, CA.

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