ECL hosts bi-weekly seminars on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Berkeley Regional Office. The ECL Seminars are also available via webinar, please view the current Seminar Schedule to sign up for a webinar. If you have something to contribute to the scientific community and are interested in being a guest speaker, or if you would like additional information, contact Kathleen Jones-Tucker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ECL Seminar - Presentations
In an effort to encourage an exchange of knowledge, whenever possible, ECL Presentation materials are posted below for viewing.
- January 13, 2016 –Bob Risebrough, "The
Montrose Story: It's Scientific, Environmental, Legal, and Political
- February 10, 2016 –Shiyamalie Ruberu, Ph.D., "Overview of Drinking Water Radionuclide Rule and
the Occurrence of Radium in California Groundwater Well"
- February 24, 2016 –Jessica Pyle, "XOS
–Intro to HDXRF"
- March 09, 2016 - Robert Voss, MPH, "Foam Replacement Environmental Exposure Study
- March 16, 2016 - Prof. William R. Dichtel, "Rapid Removal of
Organic Micropollutants from Water using a Porous Cyclodextrin Polymer"
- March 23, 2016 - Ruiling Liu, "Association between Serum Polybrominated Diphenylether
Levels and Residential Proximity to Solid Waste Facilities"
- April 27, 2016 - Juan VillaRomero, Ph.D., "Microbial Metabolism of Contaminants: from oil and Pesticides in Ecuador to Selenium in California's Largest Lake, the Salton Sea"
11, 2016 - John Karachewski, Ph.D., PG, CHG, Department of Toxic
Substances Control., "California
Geoscapes: Photo Essays from GRA Hydrovisions –Parting Shots"
- May 25, 2016 –Jeff Wagner, Ph.D., Department of Public
Health, Environmental Health Laboratory., "Novel Approaches in Toxics Identification,
Environmental Forensics, and Exposure Assessment"
June 8, 2016
– Tracey Woodruff, UCSF and Rachel Morello, University of California,
Berkeley - When Pollution Gets Personal: Leveraging Biomonitoring Science to Inform Environmental Health Decision-making
- June 22, 2016
- Samira Salihovic, Ph.D., Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, Dept. of Toxic
Substances Control - "Environmental metabolomics:
use of non-targeted metabolomics profiling to study possible metabolic effects
of p,p'-DDE and HCB in a population-based sample"
- July 13, 2016
- Patty Wong, Ph.D. and Jocelyn Claude, Ph.D. Office of Environmental
Health Hazard Assessment - "Exposures to
Chemicals in Synthetic Turf"
- February 11, 2015 –Ranjit Gill -
Department of Toxic Substances Control –Environmental Chemistry Laboratory "Organophosphate Flame Retardants in Indoor Dust"
- March 11, 2015 - Olga-Ioanna Kalantzi, Ph.D., Department of
Environment - University of the Aegean –"Toxicity of engineered
nanoparticles in aquatic organisms"
- March 25, 2015 –Reber Brown,
Ph.D. and Darcy Tarrant, Ph.D. – Department of Toxic Substances Control –Environmental
Chemistry Laboratory "Analysis of
Polybrominated Dibenzodioxins and Dibenzofurans in House Dust"
- April 8, 2015 –Anne-Cooper
Doherty, Ph.D. –Department of Toxic Substances Control - Safer Consumer Products "Connections between Environmental Chemistry
Research… A case study on Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (QACs)"
- April 22, 2015 –Tracey Woodruff,
UCSF and Paula Johnson, CDPH "Navigation
Guide –Safer Consumer Products"
- May 13, 2015 –Erika Houtz, Ph.D.
–Department of Toxic Substances Control –Environmental Chemistry Laboratory "Exploring Point Sources of Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl
Substances in California: Wastewater Treatment Plants, Air Force Bases,
and Implications for CA Human Biomonitoring"
- October 28, 2015 – Arlene Blum, Ph.D. MPH Green Policy Institute, "How Science Can Impact Policy and Purchasing: Flame Retardants and 'Six Classes' Containing Harmful Chemicals"
- September 23, 2015 – Myrto Petreas, Ph.D. MPH Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, DTSC, "Measuring flame retardants in furniture in support of new CA law (SB1019)"
- April 23, 2014 - Sabrina Crispo-Smith, Ph.D., Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, DTSC, "Simultaneous Determination of PCBs, PBDEs, and Organochlorine Pesticides Using GC-Tandem Mass Spectrometry"
May 14, 2014 - Weihong Guo, Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, DTSC, "Vitamin C Supplementation May Lower POP Body Burdens"
- May 28, 2014 – Emily Parry Ph.D. Candidate, Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, DTSC, "Transport, Toxicity and Fate of Organic Contaminants in Municipal Wastewater"
- June 25, 2014 – Karl Palmer, Safer Consumer Products & Workplaces, DTSC, "Implementation of the SCP Regulations – What Role Might the Environmental Chemistry Lab Play?"
- July 09, 2014 – Shirley Gee, University of California, Davis "Detecting Environmental Chemicals Using Immunoassay Technology"
July 23, 2014 – Kenneth Neely, Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, DTSC, "Analysis of Hexavalent Chromium in Drinking Water by IC-ICP-MS"
- September 24, 2014 – Kenneth Neely, Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, DTSC "Approaches to measuring and modeling indoor human exposure to chemicals in consumer products"
October 08, 2014 – Aleksandr Soin, Ph.D. - Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, DTSC "Countercurrent Chromatography as a Sample Preparation Tool in Environmental Testing"
- January 11, 2012 - Eva Agus Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department "Odorous Compounds in Municipal Wastewater Effluent and Potable Water Reuse Systems"
- January 25, 2012 - Jacob Tropea, Rolf Kern, Demo Chemist, Loren Olsen, Sr. Chemist, AB Sciex - Northern California & Nevada Region "Part 1. New Tools for Identifying Problematic Compounds and Part 2. Introduction to Metabolite Identification Strategies"
- February 08,2012 - Robert Letcher, Ph.D., Environment Canada and Carleton University "New and Emerging Organophosphorus and Brominated Flame Retardants and Degradation Products in Herring Gulls and Their Ecosystems from the Great Lakes"
- March, 14, 2012 - Ted Webster, Ph.D., MPH, Environmental Health Boston University School of Public Health, DSc - "Exposure to PBDEs from Product to Person"
- March 15, 2012 - Claudio Erratico, Ph.D. , UBC-Vancouver, Pharmaceutical Sciences - "PBDEs by Rat and Human Liver Microsomes"
- October 24,2012 – Martin Snider, Environmental Chemistry Laboratory ”Bisphenol A in Our Diet: Concentrations & Controversies”