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September 19 2016

3:30 pm

Presentations by Andrew E. Smith, S.M., Sc.D. and Brittany Huhmann, M.S.

Left to right: Andrew Smith and Brittany Huhmann (Photo credit: S. Baptista)

Monday, 19th September 2016, 3:30 to 5:30 pm ET

Andrew E. Smith, S.M., Sc.D., State Toxicologist and Director of Environmental and Occupational Health Programs, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Maine Department of Health and Human Services presented, Everything but the Kitchen Sink: Efforts to Reduce Exposure to Arsenic from Well Water in Maine.

Brittany Huhmann, M.S., Ph.D. Student, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology presented, Impact of Soil Arsenic on Rice Yields in Bangladesh.

 

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Location: Columbia University's Lamont Campus, first floor seminar room of the Comer Building, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY
Event type: CU SRP Monthly Seminar

December 14 2015

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Presentations by Dr. Patrick J. Stover and Dr. John M. Duxbury

From left to right: John Duxbury, Mary Gamble, Patrick Stover, Joe Graziano, and Lex van Geen (Photo credit: Nancy LoIacono)

Dr. Patrick J. Stover, Professor & Director of the Division of Nutritional Science at Cornell University and President of the American Society for Nutrition gave a talk on "New High-Affinity Targets for an Old Toxin: Arsenic Impairs Folate Metabolism".

Dr. John M. Duxbury, Professor, Soil and Crop Sciences Section-School of Integrative Plant Science at Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences gave a talk on "Managing Arsenic for Production and Safety of Rice".

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Location: Columbia University’s Environmental Health Sciences Conference Room Eleventh floor, room 1101, Allan Rosenfield Building 722 West 168 Street, New York, NY
Event type: CU SRP Monthly Seminar

October 26 2015

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Presentations by Dr. Clifford I. Voss and Dr. Brandon L. Pierce

L to R: Joe Graziano, Mary Gamble, Brandon Pierce, Cliff Voss, Lex Van Geen, Yan Zheng, Faruque Parvez (Photo credit: S. Baptista)

Dr. Clifford I. Voss, Research Hydrologist with the National Research Program of the U.S. Geological Survey and 2015 Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer of the Geological Society of America (GSA) Hydrogeology Division gave a talk on, “Informing Management of the World’s Largest Groundwater Systems with Simply-Structured Model Analysis”.

Dr. Brandon L. Pierce, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Departments of Public Health Sciences and Human Genetics at the University of Chicago presented, “Genetics of Arsenic Metabolism and Susceptibility to Toxicity in Humans”.

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Location: Columbia University's Lamont Campus, first floor conference room of the Comer Building, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY
Event type: CU SRP Monthly Seminar

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