2013-2014 Seminar Schedule

Location: Vet Med 3B – Room 1105

Time: 4:30PM-5:30PM


Invited Speaker




October 17, 2013


Michael Denison

Professor - Environmental Toxicology,  UC Davis

“Translation of Toxicological Mechanisms into Bioassays for Chemical Detection and Characterization: Dioxins and Related Chemicals”

Lynn Nakayama-Wong (Postdoctoral Trainee)

November 21, 2013


Dinah Misner



"Mechanistic Understanding of an observation of drug-induced Torsades de Pointes in monkeys"


Ray Zhang (Predoctoral Trainee)

December 12, 2013


Stephen C Noctor

 Assistant Professor - Psychiatry, UC Davis

“Neuro-immune interactions regulate prenatal brain growth”


Johnathan Nuttall (Predoctoral Trainee)

January 16, 2014

Nina Holland

Adjunct Professor - School of Public Health  The Children’s Environmental Health Laboratory, UC Berkeley

“Molecular Epidemiology of  Children's Environmental Health: Examples from  the CHAMACOS study".

Marjannie Eloi Akintunde (Predoctoral Trainee)

February 20, 2014


Robert Tanguay 


Professor - Environmental Toxicology, Oregon State University

“Implementing rapid in vivo assessments of the nano/bio interface to advance greener nanotechnology”

Hao Chen (Predoctoral Trainee)

March 20, 2014


Francesca Cole

Pofessor - Moleculoar Carcinogenesis, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

“Preaching about the converted: Recombination mechanisms and hotspot evolutionary dynamics in mouse meiosis”

Shangming Tang (Predoctoral Trainee)

April 17, 2014


Bruce Blumberg


Professor - Developmental and Cell Biology, UC Irvine


Emma Karey (Predoctoral Trainee)

May 15, 2014


Jessica Connelly

Assistant Professor - Dept. of Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Virginia


 Keith Dunaway (Predoctoral Trainee)