Columbia University Superfund Research Program
Dr. Miroslav Stblo, Associate Professor at Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, UNC-Chapel Hill, will present "Diabetes Associated with Environmental Exposure to Arsenic: The Phenotype and Mechanisms".
Dr. Stblo has background in nutritional biochemistry and biochemical
toxicology. His research typically involves a translational or
Dr. Alexander van Geen, Lamont Research Professor at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, will give a talk on "Myanmar and Bangladesh: Cultures at odds, with a groundwater arsenic problem in common". Dr. van Geen's research interests include the geochemical cycling of trace elements in natural and perturbed environments, particularly redox-sensitive processes affecting metals and metalloids. His research applications bridge disciplines, including the health and social sciences, to address multi-faceted environmental problems.
If you are planning on driving to the Lamont campus
for the seminar, please contact Jessica Levinson by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 845-365-8301 by April 11th. She
will add your name to the seminar guest list and give this to Lamont's
gatekeeper. Please mention that you are attending the Superfund seminar
when you arrive at Lamont.
If you are interested in participating remotely, please send an email with "CU SRP April Webinar" in the subject line by Thursday, April 11th to email@example.com. Please indicate your affiliation in the email. An invitation to participate in the webinar will be sent to you.
The Seminar/Webinar Series is open to everyone interested in these topics.
Here is a more detailed schedule:
"Diabetes Associated with Environmental Exposure to Arsenic: The Phenotype and Mechanisms"
Associate Professor at Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, UNC-Chapel Hill
"Myanmar and Bangladesh: Cultures at odds, with a groundwater arsenic problem in common"
Alexander van Geen
Lamont Research Professor
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory