News and Updates
Won Best Postdoc Poster at the Inaugural EDC-NC Meeting, held at NIEHS in Durham on February 23.
New co-author publication: "Prenatal exposure to unconventional oil and gas operation chemical mixtures altered mammary gland development in adult female mice" was published in Endocrinology.
Associated press coverage: Environmental Health News
Presented my work at the "Emerging Topics Seminar Series" at the US Environmental Protection Agency in Durham, NC. Talk entitled: "Mechanisms of Metabolic Disruption by Environmental Contaminants and Mixtures".
New first-author publication: "Nonionic Ethoxylated Surfactants Induce Adipogenesis in 3T3-L1 Cells" was published in Toxicological Sciences.
New co-author publication: "The high-production volume fungicide pyraclostrobin induces triglyceride accumulation associated with mitochrondrial dysfunction, and promotes adipocyte differentiation independent of PPARy activation, in 3T3-L1 cells" was published in Toxicology.
Presented my work at the Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program (ITEHP) Seminar Series at Duke. More information.
Presented a webinar for the Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) EDC Strategies Series. Presentation recording. YouTube Link.
New first-author publication: "Characterization of Adipogenic Activity of House Dust Extracts and Semi-Volatile Indoor Contaminants in 3T3-L1 Cells" was published in Environmental Science and Technology.
Associated press coverage: Yahoo | The Telegraph | GEN
PBS Living on Earth: Audio and text interview
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.