Environmental Health Science Trainee Colloquium

This is a monthly series that allows the OSU SRP Trainees to share their research to the OSU and PNNL communities. The seminar begins at 12 noon in the Hallie Ford Center first floor conference room each third Thursday of the month. All are welcome to attend. Presentations are sometimes able to be recorded and shared on the web site.

THURSDAY, February 26th, 2015
12 noon - 12:30 P.M.
Hallie Ford Center room 115

Guest Presentation


Tracing contaminant transport, transformations, and fate using heavy stable isotopes

Alyssa E. Shiel, PhD

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences 


THURSDAY, January 15, 2015
12 noon - 12:30 P.M.
Hallie Ford Center room 115
flyer (pdf)

Developing a zebrafish xenograft model of human glioblastoma to identify novel anti-cancer treatments

Leah Wehmas, PhD Candidate


Flame Retardants: Advanced morphological-behavioral test platform with zebrafish reveals developmental defects

Pamela Noyes, Post-Doctoral Fellow

THURSDAY, November 20, 2014
12 noon - 12:45 P.M.
Hallie Ford Center room 115
flyer (pdf)


Flyer (pdf)


October 16, 2014
12 noon - 12:30 pm
Hallie Ford Center room 115

July 17, 2014



NIH Compliance – How to Keep Funding Flowing See recording and resources

Bill Baxter
IT Consultant, EHSC


June 19, 2014


Dibenzo[def,p]chrysene DNA-­‐adducts at single base resolution:
Science Fiction or Reality?

Tod Harper, PostDoc Scholar

Toxicity and identification of PAH transformation products in bioremediated soils

Leah Chibwe, PhD Candidate


May 15, 2014

Mono-substituted isopropylated triaryl phosphate, a major component of Firemaster 550, is an AHR agonist that exhibits AHR independent cardiotoxicity in zebrafish

Cory Gerlach, Undergraduate Researcher in Tanguay Lab

(More information on Cory's undergrad research experience)




April 17, 2014


Use of metabolomics in nutrition and toxicology

Yasmeen Nkrumeh-Elie, Postdoctoral Fellow





Developmental exposure to benzo[a]pyrene affects behavior and energetics in larval and adult zebrafish

Andrea Knecht, PhD candidate


February 20, 2014

Andres Cardenas

Effects of prenatal arsenic exposure on DNA methylation and leukocyte subpopulations in umbilical cord blood

Andres Cardenas, MPH, PhD student


January 16, 2014


Human in vivo kinetics and dynamics of high molecular weight PAH, dibenzo(def,p) chrysene, utilizing liquid sample accelerator mass spectrometry

Erin Madeen, Ph.D. candidate