Students from the Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology won four of six presentation awards at the 2013 Carolinas SETAC meeting. Winners were Justin Conley, first place platform; Allison Camp, second place platform; Monica Poteat, third place platform; and, Charisse Holmes, third place poster. Congratulations to all who participated for your extraordinary effort.
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DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND MOLECULAR TOXICOLOGY SPRING 2013 SEMINAR SCHEDULE Tuesdays @ 4:00 PM Toxicology Building Room 2104, Centennial Campus _________________________________________________________________________________ DATE SPEAKER TITLE Affiliation 1/8 Robert Anholt NCSU The genetic architecture of behavior in drosophila 1/15 Dr. Jennifer Keller NIST Exposure to and effects of persistent organic pollutants in sea turtles [...]
James Bonner was awarded an National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) R01 Grant (Sept. 2012 – June 2017) to study susceptibility factors in nanoparticle-induced lung diseases. The research project features a collaboration with Dr. Gregory Parsons in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
Tox Fall 2012 Seminar Schedule
In the fall of 2012, 7 new graduate students joined the Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology at NC State. Pursuing the PhD degree in Toxicology are: Allison Camp, University of Washington; Stephanie Eytcheson, Baylor University; Kaley Major, University of Illinois; Yosuke Sakamachi, Appalachian State Univesity. Pursuing the MTOX degree in Toxicology are: Elizabeth Borkowski, [...]
Monica Poteat, a PhD student in David Buchwalter’s lab, wins second place for best student talk at Carolina SETAC Meeting.
Justin Conley, a PhD student in David Buchwalter’s lab, received best student talk at North American Benthological Society and the SETAC Chris Lee award for metals research.
The Society of Toxicology awarded Dr. Ernest Hodgson with the 2012 Distinguished Toxicology Scholar Award at the Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA. This prestigious award was presented to Dr. Hodgson in recognition of his substantial and seminal scientific contributions to our understanding of the science of toxicology.
Greg Cope, Julia Storm and Catherine LeProvost were awarded the 2011 North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service “Search for Excellence” Award. This team award was given for their excellent work in establishing and implementing the Agri-Safe farm program.
Rob Smart was awarded the William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professorship. This professorship is recognized as the highest honor open to faculty members in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University.
The Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program is a cluster hire program that marks the first major initiative of the university’s 2011-2020 strategic plan, “The Pathway to the Future.” Starting in 2012, NC State will hire thirty-eight faculty in twelve research areas or “clusters” to promote interdisciplinary scholarship and the development of innovative curriculum in emerging areas [...]
Huiying Zhang, PhD Advisor: Dr. Phil Sannes Thesis Title: The role of human sulfatase 1 in human lung injury and repair
Please download the Spring 2012 Seminar Schedule here .
The environmental toxicology journal club is an informal brown bag discussion of research papers in the areas of ecological and evolutionary toxicology. Students rotate throughout the semester as presenters/discussion facilitors. The journal club is an opportunity for newer students to become familiar with themes and techniques, and for more seasoned students to evaluate science in [...]
Sam Suarez won the “Graduate Student Poster” competition at the Genetics & Environmental Mutagen Society (GEMS) meeting held November 29, 2011 in Chapel Hill, NC.
Yoshi Tsuji was awarded a National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) RO1 grant (Sept. 2011- Aug. 2015) to characterize signaling pathways leading to new phosphorylation of the CREB transcription factor under genotoxic stress conditions.
Yoshi Tsuji was awarded a National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) RO1 grant (Apr. 2011- Mar. 2015) to understand the molecular mechanism through which oxidant- and iron-induced toxicity is alleviated in cells and tissues by investigating the regulation of major iron storage protein, ferritin.
Justin Conley, a PhD student in Dr. David Buchwalter’s lab, was awarded a 2011 EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) fellowship. The fellowship provides up to three years of support to continue his research on the biological effects of dietary selenium and elevated total dissolved solids on mayflies as it relates to streams impacted by [...]
Please download the Fall 2011 Seminar schedule here.
In the fall of 2011, 9 new graduate students joined the Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology at NC State. Pursuing the PhD degree in Toxicology are: Charisse Holmes, Brittany Lorenzen, Elizabeth Medlock, Melissa Pickett, Alicia Simmons, Kelli Walters, and AtLee Watson. Pursuing the MTOX degree is Ogla Sichevaya.