Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) are re-emerging as an environmental pollutant of concern. PAHs, found at Superfund sites and urban settings, are formed in the burning of carbon-based energy sources, e.g., diesel, gasoline, coal, petroleum and in cooking or tobacco smoke. Learn more about PAHs

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SRP Trainees Share Research at State of the University Address

Feb 11, 2015

Oregon State University Superfund Research Program trainees Blair Paulik and Lane Tidwell were selected to represent the College of Agricultural Science at the annual State of the University Address 2015 held in Portland Oregon on January 30th.  Only one department from each college was selected to represent important work and trainee development that occurs in… Continue reading  Read full story.

Trainee-Initiated Collaboration (TrIC) Grants Support Integrative Projects

Dec 11, 2014

Congratulations to Erin Madeen from Project 1, the first recipient of a Trainee-Initiated Collaboration (TrIC) grant. Erin will receive $2500 for travel and lodging to work with Ulrike Luderer MD, PhD, a Reproductive Toxicologist and expert in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) Benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) induced female infertility at UC Irvine. Dr. Luderer will train Erin on… Continue reading  Read full story.

New Technology Tracks Carcinogens As They Move Through the Body

Dec 10, 2014

OSU Press Release:  http://bit.ly/1sjfefn MEDIA CONTACT:  David Stauth, 541-737-0787 SOURCE: David Williams, 541-737-3277 or david.williams@oregonstate.edu 12/10/2014 CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers for the first time have developed a method to track through the human body the movement of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs, as extraordinarily tiny amounts of these potential carcinogens are biologically processed and eliminated.… Continue reading  Read full story.