2020-2021 CURES Seminar Series


ALL CURES Seminars for the 2020-2021 season will be held in a virtual format via Zoom and will take place on Thursdays from 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM. 

Click the link on each speaker's name to join the seminar. Have questions? Please contact marshamoore@wayne.edu.

October Guest Speaker Seminar Series Title
22 Lance A. Waller, Ph.D., Emory University "Mapping Inequity: "The Geography of Environmental Justice"
29 Heidi Lempradl, Ph.D., Van Andel Institute " piRNAs Mediate Intergenerational Inheritance of Metabolic State"

Leonardo Trasande, Ph.D., NYU Langone

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"Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: New Knowledge of Health Effects and Policy Implications"

Linda H. Nie, Ph.D., Purdue University

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"Quantification of Metals and Trace Elements in Human Body and Small Animals in Vivo"

Wanqing Liu, Ph.D., WSU and Andrea Cassidy-Bushrow, HFHS

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"The Role of Heavy Metals in Fatty Liver Disease"

Rosemarie De La Rosa, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

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"Assessing Cumulative Risk From Multiple Environmental and Psychosocial Stressors"

Allen Rosenspire, Ph.D., Wayne State University

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"The Mercury / Autoimmunity Connection: New Perspectives"
18 Martin Wagner, PhD., Norwegian University of Science and Technology "The Human Health Aspects of Plastic Chemicals and Nanoplastics"

Gwen W. Collman, Ph.D., National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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"Current Advances and Opportunities in Environmental Health Research: A View from NIEHS"

Steve Georas, M.D., University of Rochester Medical Center

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"Environmental Exposures and the Asthma Epidemic: Airway Epithelial Cells at the Frontline".  
1 Yuan He, Ph.D., WSU Biochemistry "Inflammasome: Activation Mechanisms and Role in Inflammation"
8 Jacklyn Goodrich, Ph.D., University of Michigan "The Role of Early Life Exposures and Epigenetics in Children's Health"
6 Megan M. Niedzwiecki, Ph.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai  "Metabolomic Profiling of the Pregnancy Exposome in Two Urban Cohorts"
13 Moh H. Malek, Ph.D., Wayne State University "Prenatal Exposure to Arsenic Adversely Affects Offspring Skeletal Muscle Function"
20 John Wise, Sr. Ph.D., University of Louisville "Of Whales and Men, Insights into the Mechanisms of Chromate Carcinogenesis from a One Environmental Health Perspective"
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