Environmental Toxicology


Environmental Toxicology Seminar Series

Spring Quarter 2017
Wednesdays, 12:10-1:00 PM in Spieth Hall 2200
April 5  

Dave Eastmond (UCR)

Decision-making on human health risks: Considerations on the acceptability and weighting of toxicological studies

April 12  Wang

Peter Dedon (MIT)

A system of tRNA modifications and an alternative genetic code regulate translation during the cell stress response: How mycobacteria go to sleep
April 19

Farhad Imam (UCSD)

Insights into Heat and Hypoxia Stress Protection from a Zebrafish Genetic Model
April 26  Schlenk

Lucas B. Moreira (Sao Paulo State University, Brazil)

Impacts of antifouling boosters in marine and estuarine organisms

May 3 Schlenk

Elvis Genbo Xu (Schlenk lab, UCR)

Comparative transcriptomic analysis of embryonic mahi-mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) and red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) reveals key toxicity pathways in response to Deepwater Horizon oil
May 11-12  

Turbulent Futures: Water and Climate Change in Times of Crisis Conference

(see separate schedule)

May 17 Volz

Allison Kupsco (Volz Lab, UCR)

Tris(1,3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate-induced disruption of DNA methylation and epiboly progression within early zebrafish embryos
May 24 Schlenk 

Carey Pope (Oklahoma State Univ.)

Biochemistry and Toxicology of Cholinesterases

May 31  Schlenk

Erika Holland (CSU Long Beach)

Fish as Models for PCB Induced Neurotoxicity


June 2

10:10 to 11 am

2550 Life Sciences - Psychology Bldg


David Volz (UCR)

“Industry to Academia: A Perspective from 10 Years Out”

**10-min career-focused seminar w/ 40 min for Q&A**

June 7 Zhong

Tian Xia (UCLA)

High throughput screening and predictive toxicological approach for nanomaterial safety assessment
 Co-sponsored by the NIEHS T32 Training Program in Environmental Toxicology

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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department Information

Environmental Toxicology Graduate Program
1140 Batchelor Hall

Tel: (951) 827-4116
Alt Tel: (800) 735-0717
E-mail: BSGSAC Graduate Student Advisor - etox@ucr.edu