Seminar calendar

2016
Seminar: December 2, 2016
The Olfactory Access Pathway to the Brain - Potential Risks and Promising Rewards
Maureen Donovan, Ph.D.

Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics, College of Pharmacy, The University of Iowa

Seminar: November 18, 2016
Annual CS-SOT Meeting, Iowa City, IA
Seminar: November 11, 2016
Stress Effects on the Developing Brain
Hanna Stevens, MD, PhD

Department of Psychiatry, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: November 4, 2016
Ah Receptor-Mediated Disruption of the Cardiac Embryogenesis Program
Alvaro Puga, Ph.D., Fellow AAAS, ATS

Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Seminar: October 28, 2016
The Flint Michigan Water Crisis: Miracle or Disaster?
Marc Edwards, PhD

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Seminar: October 28, 2016
The influence of nanoparticle mechanics on macrophage endocytosis
Lewis L Stevens, PhD

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics / Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics, College of Pharmacy, The University of Iowa

Seminar: October 21, 2016
The Proteomics Facility
Marshall Pope, PhD

Proteomics Facility, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: October 14, 2016
Ninth International PCB Workshop, Kobe, Japan
Seminar: October 7, 2016
A Multi-scale Imaging-based Lung Model and Cluster Analysis with Applications to Asthmatics and COPD Populations
Ching-Long Lin, PhD, Patrick O'Shaughnessy, PhD

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering, The University of Iowa

Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa

Seminar: September 30, 2016
Friend or faux: Novel effects of oxygen in the premature infant
Melissa Bates, PhD

Department of Health and Human Physiology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, The University of Iowa

Seminar: September 23, 2016
TBN
Tianbao Yang, PhD

Department of Computer Science, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, The University of Iowa

Seminar: September 16, 2016
Exposure to Arsenic and Atrazine from Drinking Water and the risk of cancer
Taehyun Roh
Seminar: September 16, 2016
Biotransformation of Emerging Contaminants in Plants and Fungus
Gregory LeFevre, PhD

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, The University of Iowa

Seminar: September 2, 2016
The Viral Vector Core Facility
Kate Holt, PhD

Director, Viral Vector Core Facility, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

2015
Seminar: May 1, 2015
Running interference: Impact of PCBs and exercise on the gut brain axis
Michal Toborek, MD, PhD

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Miami School of Medicine

Seminar: April 24, 2015
Telomere-directed toxicity of PCBs in stem-like and precursor cells
Xing Xin

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology, The University of Iowa

Seminar: April 13, 2015
EHS Core Center Annual Meeting, April 13-16, Tucson, AZ
Seminar: April 10, 2015
In-vitro Dosimetry of Nanomaterials: Too complicated to consider, too important to ignore
Philip Demokritou, PhD

Laboratory for Environmental Health NanoScience (LEHNS) and Center for Nanotechnology and Nanotoxicology, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University

Seminar: April 3, 2015
Exposure-response analysis of drug candidates in humans – examples of leveraging quantitative clinical pharmacology to impact trial design and decision making
Guohua An, MD, PhD

Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa

Seminar: March 20, 2015
Spring Break
Seminar: March 13, 2015
PCBs and liver disease
Matthew C. Cave, MD

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Department of Medicine & Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Louisville

Seminar: March 6, 2015
Protein adducts and crosslinking by PCB quinoid metabolites
Miao Li

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology, The University of Iowa

Seminar: February 27, 2015
Sources of fecal exposure in sanitation-poor urban African slums, and the quest for improved microbial indicators for multifactorial disease transmission systems
Kelly Baker, PhD

Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa

Seminar: February 20, 2015
Polychlorinated biphenyls and their hydroxylated metabolites in human serum from urban and rural cohorts in United States
Wen Xin Koh

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology, The University of Iowa

Seminar: February 13, 2015
Metabolic Phenotyping Core Facility services and specialties
Dale Abel, PhD, and Jamie E. Soto

Metabolic Phenotyping Core, Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center, The University of Iowa

Seminar: January 30, 2015
Proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) structure and function: insights from mutant and post-translationally modified proteins
M. Todd Washington, PhD

Department of Biochemistry, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

2014
Seminar: December 5, 2014
Natural Radioactivity and Natural Gas Mining: A Story of Parents and Daughters
Michael K. Schultz, PhD

Departments of Radiology and Radiation Oncology, Free Radical Radiation Biology Program, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: November 21, 2014
TBN
Saber Hussain, PhD

Nanobiotechnology Group Lead, Molecular Bioeffects Branch, Bioeffects Division Human Effectiveness Directorate

Seminar: November 12, 2014
Attend "2014 NIEHS Superfund Research Program Annual Meeting, Dolce Hayes Mansion in San Jose, CA."
Seminar: November 7, 2014
Inhaled Endotoxin, Vascular Endothelial Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Humans: Potential Therapeutic Role of Vitamin C
Gary L. Pierce, PhD

Department of Health and Human Physiology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, The University of Iowa

Seminar: October 31, 2014
TBN
Julia Klesney-Tait, MD, PhD

Department of Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: October 24, 2014
Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress and Asbestos Exposure
Ian A. Blair, PhD

Department of Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania

Seminar: October 16, 2014
CS-SOT Meeting Kansas City, MO
Seminar: October 5, 2014
Attend "The Eighth International PCB Workshop: PCBs in Schools, Exposures, Effects, Remediation and Regulation"
Seminar: October 3, 2014
Xenobiotic Disruption of the Microbiome and Metabolic Consequences
John R. Kirby, PhD

Department of Microbiology, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: September 26, 2014
Citizen Science and Community Engaged Research—Where Do We Go From Here: Learning From Past Successes and Challenges
Linda Silka, PhD

Director, Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center and Professor, School of Economics, The University of Maine

Seminar: September 19, 2014
Head in the Shale: A Case Study Demonstrating the Value of Environmental and Occupational Health Research.
Bernard D. Goldstein, MD

UPMC/University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences

Seminar: September 12, 2014
Overview of CMRF Instrumentation and Techniques
Randy A. Nessler

Central Microscopy Research Facility, The University of Iowa

Seminar: September 5, 2014
TBN
Ananya Sen Gupta, PhD

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, The University of Iowa

Seminar: August 29, 2014
NA Smart Drugs’: Cell-Targeted RNA Therapies
Paloma Giangrande, PhD

Departments of Internal Medicine and Radiation Oncology, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: May 5, 2014
Brominated Flame Retardants: Multigenerational Endocrine Disruption, Medical Alumni Auditorium (HCCC Grand Rounds Presentation)
Michele Marcus, PhD

Departments of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, Emory University

Seminar: April 25, 2014
Biodegradable polymeric particle based vaccines against house dust mite allergen
Aliasger K. Salem, PhD

Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa

Seminar: April 18, 2014
Modeling human and environmental systems at urban scales for environmental health science applications
Scott N. Spak, PhD

The University of Iowa School of Urban and Regional Planning

Seminar: April 11, 2014
Methods to Assess Rural Airborne Contaminant Exposures
Patrick O'Shaughnessy, PhD

Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa

Seminar: April 4, 2014
Mitochondrial targeted anti-oxidant in allergic airway remodeling
Omar A. Jaffer, MD

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: March 28, 2014
Radiologic determination of occupational lung disease in an elderly cohort of former nuclear weapons workers
Laurence J. Fuortes, MD

Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa

Seminar: March 23, 2014
53rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, Phoenix, Arizona
Seminar: March 14, 2014
Regulatory crosstalk and interference between the PCB 126 stimulated AhR and hypoxia stimulated HIF-1alpha signaling pathways
Sabine Vorrink

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology, The University of Iowa

Seminar: March 7, 2014
Developing a commercial edge to academic research - industry collaborations, technology transfer, and startup ventures as an integral part of your research enterprise
Michael K. Schultz, PhD

Departments of Radiology and Radiation Oncology, Free Radical Radiation Biology Program, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: February 28, 2014
Phyto treatment potential PCB mineralization at Altavista, VA
Louis A. Licht, PhD

President/Founder, Ecolotree Inc.

Seminar: February 21, 2014
Flow Cytometry Facility services at the University of Iowa
Justin Fishbaugh

Technical Director, Flow Cytometry Facility,
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

Seminar: February 14, 2014
Exposure, Risk and Regulation: Two Examples from Massachusetts of Indoor Air and Drinking Water Contamination
Madeleine Kangsen Scammell

Boston University School of Public Health

Seminar: February 7, 2014
Modeling human occupational exposure to chlorpyrifos to identify biomarkers and mechanisms of OP-induced neurotoxicity
Pamela J. Lein, PhD

UC Davis

Seminar: January 31, 2014
How I write a scientific paper: Selling your data with power writing
Garry R. Buettner, Ph.D.

Free Radical and Radiation Biology Program, Department of Radiation Oncology and ESR Facility, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

2013
Seminar: December 6, 2013
High Affinity Interactions between PCB Sulfates and the Thyroid Hormone Transport Protein Transthyretin: Implications for Thyroid Hormone Disruption and the Inhibition of Transthyretin Amyloidoses
Fabian A. Grimm

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology, The University of Iowa

Seminar: November 22, 2013
TBN
Robert Herrick

Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University

Seminar: November 15, 2013
The influence of genetic polymorphisms, lifestyle factors and toxins on the protective effects of paraoxonases
Laura E. Podolefsky

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology, The University of Iowa

Seminar: November 8, 2013
Validation of electrostatic dustfall collectors (EDCs) as effective passive samplers
Brita J. Kilburg-Basnyat

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology, The University of Iowa

Seminar: November 1, 2013
Urinary markers of inhalation exposure to 4-chlorobiphenyl (PCB3)
Kiran Dhakal

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology, The University of Iowa

Seminar: October 25, 2013
Water Quality in Iowa: Longstanding Issues and Emerging Concerns
Peter J. Weyer

Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination (CHEEC), The University of Iowa

Seminar: October 18, 2013
Superfund Annual Meeting
Seminar: October 10, 2013
CS-SOT Meeting, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Seminar: October 4, 2013
Discovery and development of a proneurogenic, neuroprotective drug
Andrew Pieper, MD, PhD

Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: September 27, 2013
Biological and ecological toxicity in engineered nano materials
Christy Haynes, PhD

Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota

Presented as part of the NNI Fall 2013 Symposium

Seminar: September 20, 2013
Liberation of naturally-occurring radionuclides resulting from hydraulic fracturing activities: initial findings and potential human health issues
Michael K. Schultz, PhD

Departments of Radiology and Radiation Oncology, Free Radical Radiation Biology Program, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: September 13, 2013
Genetic variation, sulfonamide drug hypersensitivity, and breast cancer
James C Sacco, PhD

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Drake University

Seminar: September 6, 2013
Genotoxicity and promotion of lung adenocarcinoma following exposure to multi-walled carbon nanotubes
Linda M. Sargent, PhD

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Seminar: August 29, 2013
Protecting respiratory health in a changing climate: David, meet Goliath
Peter S. Thorne, PhD

Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa

Seminar: May 10, 2013
Correlations of phyiscochemical properties of nanoparticles with their biological behavior
Prabir Dutta, Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry, Ohio State University

Seminar: May 3, 2013
Population pharmacokinetic analysis of vatalanib in patient with myelodysplastic syndrome
Xiaofeng Wang

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology, The University of Iowa

Seminar: April 26, 2013
Continuing our travels on the Nile: Health effects associated with pesticide workers in Egypt
Diane Rohlman, Ph.D.

Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa

Seminar: April 19, 2013
Dual role of oxidative stress in head and neck cancer chemotherapy-cytotoxicity and pro survival autophagy
Arya Sobhakumari

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology, The University of Iowa

Seminar: April 12, 2013
Biomarkers of human exposure, effect, and susceptibility to pesticides used in the Nile Delta
James Olson, Ph.D.

Division of Environmental Health Sciences, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo

Seminar: April 5, 2013
Superoxide mediates the increased susceptibility of Sirt3 KO MEFs to IR-induced stress
Kranti Ashok Mapuskar

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology, The University of Iowa

Seminar: March 29, 2013
PCBs in School Buildings: Sources, Environmental Levels, and Exposures
Kent Thomas

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Exposure Research Laboratory

Seminar: March 10, 2013
52nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology
March 10-14
Seminar: March 8, 2013
Inhalation exposure to aerosols in the agricultural environment: Impact, exposure control and new directions
Matthew W. Nonnenmann, Ph.D.

Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa

Seminar: March 1, 2013
Telling Your Research Story
Michael Gallagher, Josh Quinnett and Joe Bolkcom

  CGRER Communications Staff

Seminar: February 22, 2013
Particulate matter and airway infections
Alejandro Comellas, M.D.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: February 15, 2013
A cluster of lead and mercury poisonings associated with traditional Indian herbal preparation
Laurence J. Fuortes, MD

Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa

Seminar: February 8, 2013
Understanding adult stem cells: insights from studies of the Drosophila ovary
Pamela Geyer, Ph.D.

Department of Biochemistry, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: February 1, 2013
The First 100 years of Pharmacology at the University of Iowa, (1870-1970)
Harold Williamson, PhD

Department of Pharmacology, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: January 25, 2013
Lung cancer and medical imaging: The role of a large animal model
Jessica C. Sieren, PhD

Departments of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, The University of Iowa

2012
Seminar: December 7, 2012
Epigenomic Responses to Environmental Arsenicals
Bernard Futscher, PhD

Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona

Seminar: November 30, 2012
Scalable high throughput screening and its applications
Meng Wu, PhD

High Throughput Screening Facility, The University of Iowa

Seminar: November 16, 2012
How does catalase attenuate fibrosis while increasing inflammation?
Lei Shi, Masters candidate

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology

Seminar: November 13, 2012
Life in the Fast Lane: The Connections Between Big Roads, Small Airways, & Children's Health
Ed Avol

Environmental Health Division, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California

Seminar: November 9, 2012
The uptake, elimination and toxicity of airborne PCBs after inhalation exposure
Xin Hu, PhD candidate

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology

Seminar: November 2, 2012
Polychlorinated Biphenyls: Contributors to Inflammation in Diseases of the Metabolic Syndrome
Lisa A. Cassis, PhD

Professor and Chair, Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences, University of Kentucky

Seminar: October 21, 2012
Superfund Research Program 25th Anniversary Meeting, (October 21-24)
Seminar: October 19, 2012
Mitochondrial function and diabetes: Novel methodology and a closer look
William Sivitz, MD

Department of Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: October 12, 2012
CS-SOT Meeting at Kansas State University
Seminar: October 5, 2012
Heritability of thiol and ATP status during the storage of RBCs at the DeGowin Blood Center
Thomas Joost van't Erve, PhD candidate

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology

Seminar: September 28, 2012
Stories from a Frontline Community: Clean Air Muscatine (CLAM) and the Fight for Environmental Justice
Jessica Brackett

Executive Director. Clean Air Muscatine

Seminar: September 21, 2012
Effects of Vitamin D Supplementation on Lung Innate Immunity
Alicia Gerke, MD, MBA

Department of Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: September 14, 2012
Applied Toxicology in Industrial Hygiene
Thomas M. Peters, PhD

Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa

Seminar: September 7, 2012
Oxidative Stress Caused by the Viral Infection of Insect Cell Cultures
David Murhammer, PhD

Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, College of Engineering, The University of Iowa

Seminar: August 31, 2012
The rate of oxygen consumption (OCR) by cells: The Clark Electrode and Seahorse Bioscience XF96
Garry R. Buettner, Ph.D.

Free Radical and Radiation Biology Program, Department of Radiation Oncology and ESR Facility, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: May 4, 2012
Formation of estrogen-homocysteine conjugates in humans: A pilot study to nvestigate mechanism of S-adenosyl-L-methionine (SAM) depletion and initiation of diseases
Muhammad Saeed, PhD

Department of Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Iowa

Seminar: April 26, 2012
EHSRC Retreat
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Seminar: April 20, 2012
Using a Mental Models Approach to Understand Community Members’ Perceptions of Dioxin-Like Compounds Following an Exposure Assessment Study: The CPOD Study
Edith A. Parker, DrPH, MPH

Professor and Head, Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa

Seminar: April 13, 2012
Contemporary Issues in Nanotoxicology: Continuing to Relate Material Properties to Biological Response
Christie Sayes, PhD

Nanomaterials & Nanotoxicology Research Laboratory, Center for Aerosol and Nanomaterials Engineering, RTI International

Seminar: April 6, 2012
Oxidative Stress and the Developmental Origins of Hypertension
Robert Roghair, MD

Department of Pediatrics, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: March 30, 2012
Regulation of the catalytic activity of hydroxysteroid sulfotransferase (hSULT2A1) by oxidative or electrophilic modifications: structural and mechanistic implications
Xiaoyan Qin, PhD candidate

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology

Seminar: March 23, 2012
Polychlorinated Biphenyls: Contributors to Inflammation in Diseases of the Metabolic Syndrome
Lisa A. Cassis, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences, University of Kentucky

Seminar: March 11, 2012
51st Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, Moscone Convention Center (March 11-15)
Seminar: March 2, 2012
Environmental Transformations of Synthetic Hormones Used as Growth Promoters in Animal Agriculture
David M. Cwiertny, PhD

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, The University of Iowa

Seminar: February 10, 2012
Overview of Drug Development through the eyes of an Industrial Toxicologist
Larry Rodman, PhD

Industrial Toxicologist & Alumnus of the Robertson Laboratory

Seminar: January 27, 2012
The Transport and Impact of Nuclear Waste in Natural Aqueous Systems
Tori M. Forbes. PhD

Department of Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, The University of Iowa

Seminar: January 20, 2012
Air Quality Modeling and Data Assimilation – Applications to Air Pollution Epidemiology
Charles Stanier, PhD

Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, College of Engineering, The University of Iowa

2011
Seminar: December 9, 2011
Role and regulation of Toll-Like Receptor 4 activation in the airway
Jerrold Weiss, PhD

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: December 2, 2011
Telomerase and telomere dysregulation in the human skin keratinocytes exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls
Senthilkumar PK, PhD candidate

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology

Seminar: November 18, 2011
Evaluating pulmonary toxicity of engineered metal nanoparticles using in vivo and in vitro models
Jong Sung Kim, PhD candidate

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology

Seminar: November 11, 2011
Responses of Paraoxonase 1 to Dioxin-like PCB 126 (3,3',4,4',5-pentachlorobiphenyl): Mechanism and Consequences
Hua Shen, PhD candidate

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology

Seminar: November 4, 2011
Mechanistic studies of the toxicities of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonist PCB126
Bingxuan Wang, PhD candidate

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology

Seminar: October 28, 2011
Application of Toxicology and Pathology in Drug Discovery and Development
Shashi Ramaiah, PhD

Pfizer Global Research and Development

Seminar: October 24, 2011
Annual Superfund Research Program meeting

Meeting runs from October 24-26

Seminar: October 21, 2011
TBN
Ching-Long Lin, PhD

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering, The University of Iowa

Seminar: October 7, 2011
Phosphatidylinositol-3 kinase signaling pathway involvement in ovotoxicity
Aileen Keating, PhD

Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University

Seminar: September 30, 2011
This seminar is cancelled
Matthew Nonnenmann, PhD

Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa

Seminar: September 22, 2011
Annual CS-SOT meeting

Meeting runs September 22-23

Seminar: September 16, 2011
Selected light and electron microscopy techniques: fundamentals and applications in public health research
Jonas Baltrusaitis, PhD

Department of Chemistry and Central Microscopy Research Facility, The University of Iowa

Seminar: September 9, 2011
Modeling and exposure assessment at PCB-contaminated sediment sites to guide remedy selection and remedial design
Kevin Russell

QEA, New York

Seminar: September 2, 2011
NOX4: A double-edged sword in EGFR-based chemotherapy
Andrean L. Burnett

Department of Pathology, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: August 26, 2011
Quantitative redox biology: A new view on the function of the antioxidant network and consequences in toxicology
Garry R. Buettner, Ph.D.

Free Radical and Radiation Biology Program, Department of Radiation Oncology and ESR Facility, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: May 6, 2011
Nanoparticles: Teenagers of the Material World: To be Safe, You Better Understand How They Move and Where they Go (Particokinetics!)
Justin Teeguarden, PhD, DABT

Senior Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Seminar: April 29, 2011
Impact of large point sources on personal exposures to air toxics: The RIOPA-Texas and HEATS studies.
Maria Morandi, Ph.D. CIH

Center for Environmental Health Sciences, University of Montana

Seminar: April 22, 2011
Prostaglandin H synthase catalyzed the oxidation of lower chlorinated PCB metabolites, and the in vivo effects on prostaglandin production
Orarat Wangpradit, Ph.D. candidate

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology, The University of Iowa

Seminar: April 15, 2011
The role of oxidative stress in childbirth
Rita Loch-Caruso, Ph.D.

Department of Environmental Health Sciences. School of Public Health, University of Michigan

Seminar: April 8, 2011
Understanding the origins of water-soluble organic species in atmospheric aerosol
Betsy Stone, PhD

Department of Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, The University of Iowa

Seminar: April 1, 2011
The NLRP3 inflammasome in infection and inflammation
Fayyaz Sutterwala, MD, PhD

Department of Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: March 25, 2011
Integrate omics data for brain tumor prognosis
Kai Tan, Ph.D.

Departments of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, Carver College of Medicine and College of Engineering, The University of Iowa

Seminar: March 6, 2011
Society of Toxicology 50th Annual Meeting, March 6-10
Seminar: March 4, 2011
Alveolar macrophages: Smoking, autophagy and Eyjafjallajokull
Martha Monick, PhD

Department of Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: February 25, 2011
Effects of alcohol consumption on adaptive immunity: Insights from a mouse model of chronic ethanol intake
Thomas J. Waldschmidt, PhD

Department of Pathology, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: February 18, 2011
TBN
Paul Romitti, PhD

Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa

Seminar: February 11, 2011
Use of quantitative structural and functional CT analysis to phenotype the lung
Eric A. Hoffman, PhD

Department of Radiology, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa 

Seminar: February 4, 2011
Context- and environment-dependent effect of splicing mutations in human populations
Yi Xing, PhD

Departments of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, Carver College of Medicine and College of Engineering, The University of Iowa

Seminar: January 28, 2011
Quantitative Redox Biology: A new view for the actual function of the antioxidant network
Garry R. Buettner, Ph.D.

Free Radical and Radiation Biology Program, Department of Radiation Oncology and ESR Facility, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

2010
Seminar: December 3, 2010
PCB Congeners and Their Relationship with Cytotoxicity
Yueming Zhu

Free Radical and Radiation Biology Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Iowa

Seminar: November 19, 2010
The Role of Copper in PCB 126-induced Rodent Liver Toxicity
Ian Lai, Ph.D. candidate

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology, The University of Iowa

Seminar: November 11, 2010
Superfund Research Program Annual Meeting
Seminar: November 4, 2010
CS SOT meeting (11/4/10 - 11/5/10)
Seminar: October 29, 2010
Quantifying Indoor and Outdoor Exposure to Air Pollution in Delhi
Naresh Kumar, Ph.D.

Department of Geography, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, The University of Iowa

Seminar: October 22, 2010
TBN
Maureen Donovan. Ph.D

Division of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy, The University of Iowa

Seminar: October 22, 2010
Navigational Maintenance and Dredging of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal
David Wethington, Ph.D.

Project Manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District

Seminar: October 15, 2010
Telomere Biology and Human Cancer
Alan Meeker, Ph.D.

Division of Genitourinary, Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Seminar: October 8, 2010
Proteomics and Systems Biology
Marshall Pope, Ph.D.

Proteomics Facility, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: October 1, 2010
Estrogen Receptor-Mediated Inhibition of NF-B
Davis Oldham

Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Seminar: September 24, 2010
Neurotoxicity of Alcohol in the Developing Brain
Daniel Bonthius, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Pediatrics, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: September 17, 2010
Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Signaling Modulates Prostate Cancer in TRAMP Mice
Robert W. Moore, Ph.D.

School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin

Seminar: September 10, 2010
Free Radical Production by the Hydroquinone, Semiquinone, Quinone Triad: Routes to Superoxide and Hydrogen Peroxide
Garry R. Buettner, Ph.D.

Free Radical and Radiation Biology Program, Department of Radiation Oncology and ESR Facility, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Seminar: September 3, 2010
State Hygienic Laboratory: New Building, Climate Change and Fungicides - Opportunities, Challenges or Both?
Michael Wichman, Ph.D. and Stephen Treimer, Ph.D.

State Hygienic Laboratory, The University of Iowa

Seminar: May 7, 2010
Modulation of RGS Protein Function: A Potential Role for Reactive Biomolecules
David L Roman, PhD

Division of Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa

Seminar: April 30, 2010
Human fetal testis xenotransplants and endocrine disruption
Kim Boekelheide, MD, PhD
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Division of Biology and Medicine, Brown University
Seminar: April 23, 2010
Particle-Mediated Pollutant Formation, Stabilization, and Health Implications
Barry Dellinger, PhD

Director, LSU Superfund Research Center, and Patrick F. Taylor Chair, Department of Chemistry, Louisiana State University

Seminar: April 16, 2010
Cardiometabolic Syndrome: Nurture AND Nature
Anne E. Kwitek, PhD
Department of Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
Seminar: April 9, 2010
Superfund and Other Hazardous Sites in the US: Public Input in Mitigation Decisions
Lucie Laurian, PhD

Graduate Program in Urban & Regional Planning, University of Iowa

Seminar: April 2, 2010
Formation of Depurinating Adducts with Natural and Synthetic Estrogen: A Defining Link with Breast and Prostate Cancer Initiation
Muhammad Saeed, PhD

Department of Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Iowa

Seminar: March 26, 2010
Alcohol and the fetal brain
Bahri Karacay, PhD
Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
Seminar: March 19, 2010
Gut microbial metabolism, bioavailability and health efficacy of dietary phenolics: Isoflavones, caffeic acid and flaxseed lignan examples.
Suzanne Hendrich, PhD
Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University
Seminar: March 7, 2010
49th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology
Seminar: March 5, 2010
Tools and resources at the DNA Facility: How have they been applied to Toxicology Research?
Kevin Knudtson, PhD

Director, DNA Facility, University of Iowa

Seminar: February 26, 2010
Cisplatin and etoposide induced activation of replication protein A
Greg Oakley, PhD
UNMC College of Dentistry
Seminar: February 19, 2010
Modulation of macrophage H2O2 generation regulates development of asbestos-induced pulmonary fibrosis
Brent Carter, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
Seminar: February 5, 2010
Can enantioselective metabolism influence PCB’s developmental neurotoxicity?
Hans-Joachim Lehmler, PhD
Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa
2009
Seminar: December 4, 2009
Therapeutic Design and Toxicity of Inhalable Nanoparticulate Aerosols
Jennifer Fiegel, Ph.D.
Division of Pharmaceutics
College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa
Seminar: November 13, 2009
Technology Improvement and Development in the Detection of Airborne Bio Threat Agents
Caroline Duchaine, Ph.D.
Département de biochimie et de microbiologie
Université Laval, Canada
Seminar: November 6, 2009
Using Quantitative Mass Spectrometry to Interrogate Androgen Signaling Pathways in Prostate Cancer
Michael E. Wright, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Carver College of Medicine
Seminar: October 30, 2009
Inadvertent PCBs in Commercial Paint Pigments
Dingfei Hu, Ph.D.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College of Engineering
Seminar: October 23, 2009
Breast Cancer Risk and Environmental Exposure to Contaminated Groundwater
Verónica Vieira, D.Sc.
Department of Environmental Health,
Boston University School of Public Health

This is a shared seminar with the Environmental Engineering sciences.
Seminar: October 9, 2009
An Integrated Approach Toward Understanding the Toxicity and Occupational Health Hazards of Commercially Manufactured Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles
Vicki H. Grassian, Ph.D.
Departments of Chemistry and Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
University of Iowa
Seminar: October 2, 2009
Central States SOT meeting
Iowa State University Alumni Center
420 Beach Avenue
Seminar: October 1, 2009
Central States SOT meeting
Iowa State University Alumni Center
420 Beach Avenue
Seminar: September 25, 2009
Labile Iron: Sources, Levels, and Consequences in Redox Biology
Garry R. Buettner, Ph.D.
Free Radical and Radiation Biology Program, Department of Radiation Oncology and ESR Facility
Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
Seminar: September 18, 2009
Genetic Variation and Cognitive Function in Chemotherapy-Treated Lymphoma Survivors
Daryl J. Murry, Ph.D.
Division of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy
College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa
Seminar: September 11, 2009
The ISU Hybridoma Facility: Services, Protocols and Strategies for making Antibody Probes
Paul Kapke
Director, Hybridoma Facility, Iowa State University
Seminar: May 8, 2009
How UIRF can help you put your work to work
Pamela York, Ph.D.
University of Iowa Research Foundation
Seminar: May 1, 2009
Neuroinflammation as a therapeutic target in Parkinson’s disease
Ronald B. Tjalkens, Ph.D.
Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University
Seminar: April 24, 2009
Role of Gap Junctions in Hypoxic Breast Tumor
Annelise Nguyen, Ph.D.
College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University
Seminar: April 17, 2009
Zebrafish TRPM7 mutant embryos: a model of genetic sensitivity to environmental Parkinsonism?
Robert A. Cornell, Ph.D.
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
Seminar: April 10, 2009
CANCELED: Role of Cytochrome P4501A1 in Dioxin-induced Hypertension
Mary K. Walker, Ph.D.
Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy,
University of New Mexico
(Visiting Scientist at The University of Iowa)
Seminar: April 3, 2009
The Oberley Memorial Free Radical Symposium 
Registration and additional information at http://www.uiowa.edu/~frrbp/oberley_sym.html
Seminar: March 20, 2009
SPRING BREAK
No Seminar
Seminar: March 13, 2009
Cigarette smoke impairment of lung defense against infection
Dwight Look, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
Seminar: March 6, 2009
Innovative strategies for co-delivering antigens and adjuvants
Aliasger Salem, Ph.D.
Division of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa
Seminar: February 27, 2009
Haemophilus influenzae influences airway epithelial tolerance and apoptosis:  implications in asthma
Timothy Starner, M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonary, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, University of Iowa
Seminar: February 20, 2009
Epigenetic control of tumor suppressor gene expression in human breast cancer
Frederick E. Domann, Ph.D.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Free Radical and Radiation Biology Program, University of Iowa
Seminar: February 13, 2009
The effect of age and oxygen tension on keratinocyte migration
Nukhet Aykin-Burns, Ph.D.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Free Radical and Radiation Biology Program, University of Iowa
Seminar: February 6, 2009
Occupational exposures to engineered nanomaterials
Thomas M. Peters, Ph.D
Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa
2008
Seminar: November 21, 2008
UVA/B-Induced Formation of Free Radicals from Deca-Bromodiphenyl Ether (Deca-BDE)
Yang-won Suh
Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health
Seminar: November 14, 2008
Environmental Exposures to Industrial Chemicals in Urban Environments
Keri C. Hornbuckle, PhD
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, The University of Iowa
Seminar: October 31, 2008
Medical Screenings for Former Nuclear Weapons Workers in Iowa
Laurence J. Fuortes, MD
Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health
Seminar: October 24, 2008
Metabolism and Oxidative Stress as Modulators and Mediators of PCB Developmental Neurotoxicity
Pamela J. Lein
The Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, Oregon Health & Science University
Seminar: October 23, 2008
The innate immune system at work and at home
Torben Sigsgaard, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine & Institute of Public Health
 Aarhus University, Denmark
Seminar: October 17, 2008
Cigarette smoke induces cellular senescence
Toru Nyunoya, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine, University of Iowa
Seminar: October 3, 2008
Chloroaniline Nephrotoxicity: Role of Metabolites
Gary O. Rankin, PhD
Department of Pharmacology, Physiology & Toxicology, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University
Seminar: September 19, 2008
Leaky epithelium: Time to Occlude it
Alejandro Comellas, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine, University of Iowa
Seminar: May 9, 2008
Detection of estrogen-derived DNA adducts in human urine samples: possible biomarkers of breast and prostate cancer risk
Ryszard Jankowiak, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry, Kansas State University
Seminar: May 2, 2008
Role of Werner's syndrome protein in cigarette smoke-induced cellular senescence
Toru Nyunoya, M.D.
Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Iowa
Seminar: April 25, 2008
Modulation of AhR signaling and CYP1-dependent activation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by estrogens and dietary soy consumption
Martin Ronis, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology and Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Seminar: April 18, 2008
TBA
James Jacobus, Ph.D. candidate
Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology, University of Iowa
Seminar: April 11, 2008
Pulmonary toxicology of manufactured nanomaterials
Peter S. Thorne, Ph.D.
Environmental Health Sciences Research Center, University of Iowa
Seminar: April 4, 2008
Replication of DNA damage in eukaryotes by non-classical DNA polymerases
M. Todd Washington, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry, University of Iowa
Seminar: March 28, 2008
Alteration of immunity to influenza virus during chronic EtOH consumption
Kevin Legge, Ph.D.
Department of Pathology, University of Iowa
Seminar: March 7, 2008
TBA
Daniel Berg, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa
Seminar: February 29, 2008
Cytokine-induced reactive oxygen signaling in early endosomes requires Nox1 and the ClC-3 anion exchanger
Fred Lamb, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Pediatrics and Division of Critical Care & Cardiology, University of Iowa
Seminar: February 22, 2008
Unique interactions occur between environmentally-relevant levels of dinitrobenzene isomers and neuronal nitric oxide synthase: Continuous free radical production by the calmodulin-free enzyme and its relevance to public health.
Timothy Miller, Ph.D.
Biochemical Toxicology, University of Texas - El Paso
Seminar: February 15, 2008
A subpopulation of cells undergoing radiation-induced mitotic catastrophe escape death by initiating serial reduction divisions: A mechanism for tumor resistance, tumor progression and tumor development?
Fiorenza Ianzini, Ph.D., and Michael A. Mackey, Ph.D.
Departments of Pathology, Radiation Oncology and Biomedical Engineering Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Pathology, University of Iowa
Seminar: February 8, 2008
TBA
Michael Knudson, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Pathology, University of Iowa
Seminar: February 1, 2008
Metals In and On the Brain
Alan Kay, Ph.D.
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Iowa