Trainee Elkin Presents on Award Winning Poster for NIEHS SRP Webinar

Mar 3, 2017 | Project 2 (Toxicology), PROTECT Team, PROTECT Trainees

On March 27th, PROTECT Project 2 Trainee Elana Elkin  presented in a webinar hosted by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program (SRP). The webinar was a part of an annual series which works to highlight the exceptional work of SRP trainee poster winners from their annual meetings. Elana Elkin’s poster, which she presented on December 5th for the SRP Grantee Meeting in Durham, North Carolina, won first prize in the Health Sciences category out of dozens of student submissions. In the webinars, student winners described their current research and activities.

Please see below for logistical information about each webinar.

Session I: Environmental Sciences and Engineering Poster Winners

March 6, 2017 • 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST

To register, visit the trainee webinar WebEx page.

  • Ruben Spitz, Brown University 
    Breathable Vapor Toxicant Barriers Based on Multilayer Graphene Oxide
  • James Sanders, University of Maryland, Baltimore County 
    Development of a novel passive sampling strategy for methylmercury in sediments and soils
  • Elisabeth Feld-Cook, Louisiana State University 
    The Effect of Metal Speciation in Fly Ash on Environmentally Persistent Free Radical (EPFR) Formation

Session II: Health Sciences Poster Winners

March 27, 2017 • 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EDT

To register, visit the trainee webinar WebEx page.

  • Elana Elkin, University of Michigan 
    Effects of the Trichloroethylene Metabolite S-(1,2-dichlorovinyl)-L-cysteine on Mitochondrial Function in Human Cytotrohoblasts
  • Stephanie Kim, Boston University 
    Understanding Tributyltin, An Environmental Obesogen, In Its Engagement of Nuclear Receptor Pathways and Molecular Gene Targets Using Transcriptomics
  • Hao Wang, University of Washington 
    Cadmium impairs adult neurogenesis, hippocampus -dependent memory and olfactory memory in mice

For presentation abstracts, please refer to the SRP Annual Meeting Poster Winners Webinar Series webpage.