EGH Seminar Series

The Department of Environmental and Global Health Seminar Series is an opportunity for students and faculty to come together to learn about cutting-edge research and other topical areas from colleagues around the country every week. We invite a variety of professional and student speakers to join us. Please click each of the speakers’ names in the table for more information regarding what to expect at their seminar.

Spring 2022 Seminar Schedule

date time location speaker Title of presentation
1/12 12pm-1pm EST Via Zoom John Bowden, PhD; Assistant Professor; Department of Physiological Sciences; University of Florida “Monitoring Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS): Novel Tools for Assessing Environmental Distribution, Fate and Transport, and Exposure-Related Health Effects”
1/19 12pm-1pm EST Via Zoom Oscar Wahltinez, Engineer, Google “Google’s COVID-19 Open Data: A Meta-Dataset of COVID-19 Data and Covariates”
1/26 12pm-1pm EST Via Zoom Postdoc trainee seminar: Long Yuan (Lin Lab) Qiran Chen (Lin Lab) “A Web-Based Interactive Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic (iPBPK) Model for Meloxicam in Broiler Chickens and Laying Hens” (Yuan) & TBD
2/2 12pm-1pm EST Via Zoom Postdoc trainee seminar: Chia-Chen Wu (Baker Lab) Danielle Meyer (Baker Lab) “Impacts of Pb-Induced Phenotypic and Transcriptomic Effects on Aged Population” & “Investigating Lifespan and Legacy Health Effects of Developmental Exposure to Environmental Toxicants”
2/9 12pm-1pm EST Via Zoom PhD student seminars: Olga Munoz (Capua Lab) & Kayan Clarke (Sabo-Attwood Lab and Coker Lab) “One Health Resilience studies as a Multi-disciplinary Convergence Effort for the Transformation of State Veterinary Services Spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic” & “Assessing the vulnerability of young children in Uganda to prenatal air pollution exposure and early childhood growth”
2/16 12pm-1pm EST Via Zoom Weihsueh A. Chiu, Professor, Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A&M “A Population-Based in vitro-in silico Approach to High Throughput Cardiotoxicity Risk Assessment of Environmental Chemicals”
2/23 12pm-1pm EST Via Zoom PhD student seminars: Nima Madani (Sabo-Attwood Lab) & Md Abu Sayeed (Nelson Lab) “Identifying understudied environmental contaminants and evaluating their impact on model aquatic organisms” & “Development of a monoclonal antibody (mAb) to vibriophage ICP1 as a proxy for Vibrio cholerae detection”
3/2 12pm-1pm EST Via Zoom Jorge Lascano, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Assistant Director of Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program, University of Florida “Use of Exhaled Breath Condensate in Clinical Research.”
3/16 12pm-1pm EST HPNP G-101 David Larsen, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition, Syracuse University “Mosquito net fishing: implications of repurposed insecticide treated nets”
3/23 12pm-1pm EST HPNP G-101 Yang Yang, Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Florida “Impacts of nonpharmaceutical interventions on notifiable infectious diseases in China during the COVID-19 pandemic”
3/30 12pm-1pm EST HPNP G-101 Barbara Van Der Pol, PhD, MPH, Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham “What’s New in Diagnosis of STIs?”
4/6 12pm-1pm EST HPNP G-101 Leah Stuchal, PhD; Research Assistant Professor Department of Physiological Sciences; University of Florida “Bioaccessibility versus bioavailability: Why the difference is important”
4/13 12pm-1pm EST HPNP G-101 Andreia Fonseca de Faria, PhD; Assistant Professor Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences; University of Florida “Sustainable Lignocellulosic Nanomaterials as a Platform for the Development of Anti-Biofouling Surfaces”