2023-2024 EHS Seminars

Date RIG Speaker Dept/Affiliation Presentation Title
April 6, 2023 Multi Venkatakrishna Jala, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
University of Louisville
Arsenic-induced gut toxicity and role of gut microbial metabolites.
May 4, 2023 Cancer Carolyn M Klinge, Ph.D. Professor
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
University of Louisville
Diet and Exposures to Polychlorinated Biphenyls Regulate the Liver Epitranscriptome in a Mouse Model of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
June 1, 2023 Neuro Host: External Speaker Robyn Tanguay, Ph.D. Distinguished University Professor
College of Agricultural Sciences
Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Department
Oregon State University
Thinking Outside the Tank to Unravel and Predict Chemical Activity Mechanisms.
July 6, 2023 Multi Barbara J Clark, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
University of Louisville
The Cholesterol Transporter STARD5 is Hepatoprotective Against Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress-induced Lipid Accumulation: Are Stard5-/- Mice a New Model to Study Fatty Liver Disease?
August 3, 2023 Neuro Gregory Barnes, M.D., Ph.D. Dept. of Neurology
University of Louisville
Impact of Environment and the Microbiome on GABA Signaling in Developmental Disorders
September 7, 2023 External Speaker Thomas Begley, Ph.D. Professor of Biological Sciences
Associate Director of The RNA Institute
University at Albany
Stressing Out with the Epitranscriptome, Implications for Exposure Biology and Human Disease
October 12, 2023 External Speaker Kymberly Gowdy, MS, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity
Ohio State University
Examining the Interaction of Diet and the Pulmonary Response to Environmental Exposures
November 2, 2023 Multi Ted R. Smith, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology/Toxicology
Multimethod approaches to maximize insights from wastewater-based epidemiology
January 4, 2024 Neuro Luz Huntington-Moskos, PhD, RN, CPN Associate Professor
School of Nursing
Connecting with Communities to Support Disaster Preparedness Research and Programming
February 1, 2024 Cancer Natalie DuPré, ScD Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health
The Louisville Environmental Assessments Pilot Study (LEAPS) in Colorectal Cancer
March 7, 2024 External Speaker Yvonne Fondufe- Mittendorf, Ph.D. Professor
Department of Epigenetics
Van Andel Institute
3D chromatin structure at the intersection of Toxicology and Disease