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Environmental Toxicology



Esther Omaiye


Esther Omaiye
UCR Phone:
Email: esther.omaiye@ucr.edu
UCR Major Professor: Prudence Talbot
Degree Program: Ph.D.

Esther Omaiye

MS, Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, CSU Channel Islands / BS, Microbiology, University of Jos, Nigeria

Research Focus

Analytical and toxicological evaluation of tobacco products and flavor chemicals. https://talbotlab.ucr.edu/

Publications

Omaiye, E., McWhirter KJ., Luo W., Pankow JF., & Talbot, P.; High Nicotine Electronic Cigarette Products: Toxicity of JUUL Fluids and
Aerosols Correlates Strongly with Nicotine and Some Flavor Chemical Concentrations. 2019. Chemical Research in Toxicology. https://doi.
10.1021/acs.chemrestox.8b00381

Omaiye, E., McWhirter KJ., Luo W., Tierney PA., Pankow JF., & Talbot, P. (2019). High Concentrations of Flavor Chemicals in Electronic Cigarette refill Fluids. Scientific Reports. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-39550-2

Hua M., Omaiye, E., Luo W., McWhirter KJ., Pankow JF., & Talbot, P. (2019) Identification of Cytotoxic Flavor Chemicals in Top-Selling Electronic Cigarette Refill Fluids. Scientific Reports. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-38978-w

Omaiye, E., McWhirter KJ., Luo W., Pankow JF., & Talbot, P.; Toxicity of JUUL Fluids and Aerosols Correlates Strongly with Nicotine and Some Flavor Chemical Concentrations. 2018. Pre-print. bioRxiv 490607; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/490607.

Omaiye E, Cordova I, Davis B, Talbot P. Counterfeit Electronic Cigarette Products with Mislabeled Nicotine Concentrations. Tobacco regulatory science. 2017 July 01; 3(3):347-357

Zahedi, A., On, V., Lin, S.C., Bays, B.C., Omaiye, E., Bhanu, B. and Talbot, P. (2016) ‘Evaluating cell processes, quality, and Biomarkers in Pluripotent stem cells using video Bioinformatics’, PLOS ONE, 11(2), p. e0148642. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148642.

Presentations

Omaiye, E., McWhirter KJ., Luo W., Pankow JF., & Talbot, P. Toxicity of JUUL Fluids and Aerosols Correlates Strongly with Nicotine and Some Flavor Chemical Concentrations. Poster presentation. 58th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, Baltimore, MD; March 10 – 14, 2019

Omaiye, E., McWhirter KJ., Luo W., Pankow JF., & Talbot, P. Toxicity of JUUL Fluids and Aerosols Correlates Strongly with Nicotine and Some Flavor Chemical Concentrations. Poster presentation. 25th Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, San Francisco, CA; February 19 - 22, 2019.

Omaiye, E., Luo W., McWhirter KJ., Pankow JF., & Talbot, P.; High Concentrations of Flavor Chemicals are Present in Electronic Cigarette Refill Fluids. Platform presentation. Southern California Chapter of Society of Toxicology Regional Conference, Irvine, CA. October 16, 2018;

Omaiye, E., Luo W., McWhirter KJ., Pankow JF., & Talbot, P.; Flavor Chemicals in Electronic Cigarette Refill Fluids; Is it time for Regulation? Platform Presentation. National Institute of Health Tobacco Regulatory Science Meeting; Bethesda, MD; June 18 – 20, 2018;

Hua M., Omaiye, E., Luo W., McWhirter KJ., Pankow JF., & Talbot, P.; Identification of Perceived Respiratory Health Effects and Cytotoxic Flavor Chemicals in Popular Electronic Cigarette Refill Fluids. Poster presentation. American Thoracic Society Annual Conference 2018; San Diego, TX; May 17 – 23, 2018.

Omaiye, E., Hua M., Luo W., McWhirter KJ., Pankow JF., & Talbot, P.; Cytotoxic Flavor Chemicals in Top-Selling Electronic Cigarette Refill Fluids. Poster presentation. 57th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, San Antonio, TX; March 11 – 15, 2018.

Omaiye, E., Hua M., Luo W., McWhirter KJ., Pankow JF., & Talbot, P.; Cytotoxic Flavor Chemicals in Top-Selling Electronic Cigarette Refill Fluids. Poster presentation. Southern California Chapter of Society of Toxicology Regional Conference, San Diego, CA; October 24, 2017.

Omaiye, E., Cordova, I., Davis, B & Talbot, P.; Counterfeit Electronic Cigarette Refill Fluids: A New Public Health Concern. Poster presentation. 56th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, Baltimore, MD; March 12 – 16, 2017.

Omaiye, E., Cordova, I., & Talbot, P. Assessment of Cytotoxicity of Electronic Cigarette Refill Fluids on Mouse Neural Stem Cells, an in vitro model for Neonatal Development. Poster presentation. 4th Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium Symposium, Riverside, CA; November 4, 2015.

Davis, B., Cordova, I., Omaiye, E., Dang, M., Kim J., Razo, A., Chen, M., Nothnagel, E., & Talbot, P.; Addiction in a Bottle: A call to Action for Nicotine Regulation. Poster presentation. Tobacco Control research, and Education: Joining Forces to Address New Challenges Conference, Sacramento, CA; October 27-28, 2015.

Omaiye, E., Cordova, I., & Talbot, P.; Assessment of Cytotoxicity of Electronic Cigarette Refill Fluids on Mouse Neural Stem Cells, an in vitro model for Neonatal Development. Poster presentation. Southern California Chapter of Society of Toxicology Regional Conference, San Diego, CA; October 10, 2015.

Omaiye, E., Cordova, I., & Talbot, P.; Assessment of Cytotoxicity of Electronic Cigarette Refill Fluids on Mouse Neural Stem Cells, an in vitro model for Neonatal Development. Platform Presentation. Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium – CIRM Bridges Student Presentations, Riverside, CA; September 25, 2015.

Omaiye, E. & Talbot, P.; Assessment of Cytotoxicity of Electronic Cigarette Refill Fluids on Mouse Neural Stem Cells, an in vitro model for Neonatal Development. Platform Presentation. Fall Stem Cell Technology & Laboratory Management Colloquium, Camarillo, CA; September 23, 2015.

Omaiye, E., Cordova, I., & Talbot, P.; Assessment of Cytotoxicity of Electronic Cigarette Refill Fluids on Mouse Neural Stem Cells, an in vitro model for Neonatal Development. Poster presentation. California Institute of Regenerative Medicine Bridges Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA; July 15-17, 2015.

Cordova, I., Davis, B., Omaiye, E., & Talbot, P.; Cross-Continental Comparison of Nicotine Labeling Accuracy in Electronic Cigarette Refill Fluids. Poster presentation. Symposium for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity, UCR, Riverside, CA; April 28, 2015.

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