Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
Location: Life Sciences Lab, Room S340
Damian Shea, PhD
Professor of Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology
North Carolina State University
Thursday, April 26th | 4:00pm p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Life Sciences Lab, Room S340
We are exposed to thousands of chemicals every day through the water we drink, the air we breathe, the food we eat and our contact with other contaminated substances. In his talk, Dr. Shea will explore the power and limitations of high-resolution chemical analysis to measure the chemical exposome--the totality of one’s exposure from conception onwards--and link this to potential biological effects with high-throughput cell-based toxicity assays. Examples will be drawn largely from his work in China, where he is studying how differential chemical exposure and risk relates to different family members and their roles and activities within the family and the cultural and financial barriers to reducing chemical exposure and potential adverse health outcomes.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
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