News and Updates
Awarded an NIEHS National Research Service Award (NRSA) F32 Postdoctoral Fellowship to support my continued research on the mechanisms through which various contaminants contribute to fat cell development. This award will fund my research for the next three years.
Selected to participate in the 2017 Advancing Green Chemistry Science Communication Fellowship, with the aim of improving communication skills with both journalists and the public.
Interviewed by Flour Sack Mama on my research on household chemicals that may be contributing to fat cell development and the obesity epidemic.
Interviewed by Quartz on recent Nature publication about BHPF, a BPA replacement chemical.
New first-author publication: "Characterization of Adipogenic Chemicals in Three Different Cell Culture Systems: Implications for Reproducibility Based on Cell Source and Handling" was published in Scientific Reports.
Submitted a written statement for the record in Garfield County, CO lawsuit disputing placement of unconventional oil/gas wastewater injection well near drinking water intakes.
Presented poster at NIEHS Fest in Durham, NC, titled: "Characterization of adipogenic activity of semi-volatile indoor contaminants and house dust extracts in 3T3-L1 cells".
Submitted associated first-author manuscript for review.