Recent CU SRP Seminars

January 30 2017

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Presentation by Dr. Koren K. Mann

Left to right: Lex van Geen, Koren Mann, and Joe Graziano (Photo credit: N. LoIacono)

Koren K. Mann, Ph.D., Senior Investigator at the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research and Associate Professor in the Department of Oncology at McGill University presented, “The Contribution of Arsenic 3 Methyltransferase in Arsenic-enhanced Atherosclerosis.”

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Location: Columbia University’s Environmental Health Sciences Conference Room (eleventh floor, room 1101), Allan Rosenfield Building, Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY

November 30 2016

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Presentations by Dr. Mason Stahl and Dr. Ana Navas-Acien

Left to right: Lex van Geen, Ana Navas-Acien, Mason Stahl, and Joe Graziano

Mason Stahl, Ph.D., recent graduate of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, presented, “Organic Carbon Dynamics and Redox Changes in an Arsenic Contaminated Aquifer in Bangladesh.”

Ana Navas-Acien, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, presented, “Epidemiologic Research on Arsenic at Low Exposure Levels: Exposure Assessment Challenges and Possible Solutions.”

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Location: Columbia University's Lamont Campus, first floor conference room of the Comer Building, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY

October 17 2016

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Presentations by Dr. Habibul Ahsan and Dr. Nicholas A. Procopio

Left to right: Lex van Geen, Steve Chillrud, Nick Procopio, Stuart Braman and Joe Graziano (Photo credit: N. LoIacono)

Habibul Ahsan, M.D., Louis Block Professor of Epidemiology, Medicine & Human Genetics and Director of the Center for Epidemiology & Prevention, University of Chicago, presented, "Bangladesh Vitamin E and Selenium Trial: Preliminary Results and Lessons Learned."

Nicholas A. Procopio, Ph.D., GISP, Bureau Chief, Division of Science, Research, and Environmental Health, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, presented,  “New Jersey’s Private Well Testing Act and Geographic Summary of Over a Decade of Data.”

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Location: Columbia University’s Environmental Health Sciences Conference Room (eleventh floor, room 1101), Allan Rosenfield Building, Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY

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

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