2019-2020 CURES Seminar Series



All seminars are on Thursdays at 12:30PM in the IBio Seminar Room




October 17, 2019

Christopher Kassotis, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Nicholas School of the Environment

Duke University

From Fracking to Fat Cells: How Environmental Contaminants Can Disrupt Metabolic Health

October 31, 2019

Briana De Miranda, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases

University of Pittsburgh

Identifying Novel Gene-Environment Interactions in Parkinson's Disease

November 7, 2019

Manish Arora, PhD

Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

The Biodynamic Interface Paradigm in Environmental Health Research

November 14, 2019

Alana Conti, PhD and Veronica Piggett, PhD

Department of Neurosurgery

Wayne State University

Comorbidity of PTSD and Alcohol Dependence: Endocannabinoid Regulation

November 21, 2019

Christopher Trentacosta, PhD

Department of Psychology and Merrill-Palmer Skillman Institute

Wayne State University

Prenatal Exposures, Fetal Brain Development, and Early Childhood Behavior

December 12, 2019

Nathan Cherrington, PhD

Department of Pharmacology

Director, Southwest Environmental Health Science Center

University of Arizona

Phenoconversion in NASH: Inter-individual Variability and Opportunities

January 30, 2020

Scott Bowen, PhD

Department of Psychology

Wayne State University

Methods and Issues in Evaluating the Neurobehavioral Effects of Organic Solvents

February 13, 2020

Shooshan Danagoulian, PhD

Department of Economics

Wayne State University

Office Visits Preventing Emergency Room Visit: Evidence from the Flint Water Switch

February 27, 2020

Ellen Hahn, PhD, RN, FAAN

Colleges of Nursing and Public Health

University of Kentucky

Reducing Radon Exposure: Community-Engaged Research with Citizen Scientists and Geologist

March 5, 2020

Gail S. Prins, PhD

Department of Pathology

University of Illinois at Chicago

Prostate Stem Cells as Endocrine Disrupting Chemical (EDC) Targets That Increase Cancer Susceptibility

March 19, 2020

Wanqing Liu, PhD

Departments of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Wayne State University


Andrea Cassidy-Bushrow, PhD

Department of Public Health Sciences

Henry Ford Health System

The Impact of Heavy Metal on Human Liver

March 26, 2020

John Wise, PhD

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

University of Louisville

A Whale's Tale

April 9, 2020

Linda Nie, PhD

School of Health Sciences

Purdue University

Quantification of Metals and Trace Elements in Human Tissue In Vivo

April 16, 2020

Jaclyn Goodrich, PhD

Department of Environmental Health Sciences

University of Michigan

The Role of Early Life Exposures and Epigenetics in Children's Health

April 23, 2020

Moh Malek, PhD

Department of Physical Therapy

Wayne State University






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