2020-2021 seminars

December 2, 2020

Oliver Wirth, PhD
Research Psychologist,
Health Effects Laboratory Division, CDC/NIOSH

Topic: "Discrete Choice Experiments in Occupational Safety Research"

Host: Suzanne Mitchell

November 4, 2020

Amy Valent, DO
Assistant Professor,
Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine

Title: "Metabolic consequences of gestational diabetes in placental cytotrophoblasts"

Host: Caren Weinhouse
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October 28, 2020

Scott Kennedy, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
University of Washington

Title: "Finding the needle in a haystack: Using modern sequencing methods to study the rise of somatic mutations in aging and disease"

Host: Caren Weinhouse
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October 14, 2020

Janine LaSalle, PhD
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of California, Davis, with memberships in the Genome Center, and the MIND Institute.  

Title: "Mining the Perinatal Epigenome for Insights into Autism Risk and Multifactorial Health Disparities"

Host: Caren Weinhouse
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October 7, 2020

Nicholas Smith, PhD
Faculty Member of the Department of Psychology at Portland State University

Title: “Like ripples from pebbles: The interplay of individual and environmental factors on diversity, equity, and inclusion

Host:  Leslie Hammer

September 23, 2020

Jeanne M. Sears, PhD
Research Associate Professor
, Health Services

Adjunct Research Associate Professor,
& Occupational Health Sciences
University of Washington

Title: “Reinjury and Return-to-Work Interruption among Workers with Permanent Impairment

Host:  Emily Huang

September 9, 2020

David DeMarini, PhD
Genetic Toxicologist,
Integrated Systems Toxicology Division,
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), Research Triangle Park (RTP), NC

Adjunct Professor
Department of Environment Sciences and Engineering
Gillings School of Global Public Health
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Title: “Mutagenicity and Carcinogenicity of Combustion Emissions:  Biomarkers & Risk for Cancer”

Host: Caren Weinhouse