Dr. Michael R. van den Heuvel Canada Research Chair in Watershed Ecological Integrity University of Prince Edward Island “Linking Land Use and Nearshore Aquatic Integrity in the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence - Impacts of Nutrients, Sediments and Contaminants”
Dr. Karsten Liber appointed Vice-President and future President of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America
Dr. Karsten Liber, Director of the Toxicology Centre and Distinguished Professor in the School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS), was announced as the incoming Vice-President of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America at the Society’s annual meeting held in Vancouver November 9 to 14, 2014.
Saunders has been awarded a prestigious $150,000 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council to study the chemical structure of these new compounds and their potential toxicity. He hopes his work will one day help inform development of regulations for BFRs.
Two master’s level graduate students in the UofS Toxicology Graduate Program received first place awards for their poster and platform presentations.
We are excited to announce this month's speaker, Dr. Ken Coates. Dr. Coates is the Canadian Research Chair in Regional Innovation and he will be giving a talk on aboriginal peoples, natural resources, and the future of Canada. Doors open at The Woods Alehouse at 6:30pm. Dr. Coates will be speaking at 7pm with Q and A to follow between 7:30 and 8:30pm.
Dr. Gerald (Gary) Ankley Toxicologist, USEPA Mid-Continent Ecology Division in Duluth, Minnesota “Adverse Outcome Pathways: Enhancing the Role of Predictive Toxicology in Chemical Risk Assessment”