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Monthly Trainee Journal Club

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Date Presenter Article(s)/Topic
October 21, 2013 Jordan Speidel Cui L., Ye W., Prestwich, E. G., Wishnok, J. S., Taghizadeh, K., Dedon, P. C., Tannenbaum, S. R. (2013) Comparative analysis of four oxidized guanine lesions from reactions of DNA with peroxynitrite, singlet oxygen, and y-radiation. Chem Res Toxicol. 26:195-202. doi:10.1021/tx300294d http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23140136
Nov 18, 2013 Daniel Jackson Patrick Allard,Nicole C. Kleinstreuer, Thomas B. Knudsen, and Monica P. Colaiácovo A C. elegans screening platform for the rapid assessment of chemical disruption of germ line function. Environ Health Perspect. 2013 Jun;121(6):717-24. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1206301. Epub 2013 Apr 18. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=allard+elegans+platform
December 9, 2013 Courtney Cross Joubert BR, Håberg SE, Nilsen RM, Wang X, Vollset SE, Murphy SK, Huang Z, Hoyo C, Midttun Ø, Cupul-Uicab LA, Ueland PM, Wu MC, Nystad W, Bell DA, Peddada SD, London SJ. 450K epigenome-wide scan identifies differential DNA methylation in newborns related to maternal smoking during pregnancy. Environ Health Perspect. 2012 Oct;120(10):1425-31. (Environmental Health Perspectives Paper of the Year) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3491949/.
January 13, 2014 Barb Rolls Subramanian Karthikeyan, Errol M. Thomson, Prem Kumarathasan, Josée Guénette, Debbie Rosenblatt, Tak Chan, Greg Rideout, and Renaud Vincent. Nitrogen Dioxide and Ultrafine Particles Dominate the Biological Effects of Inhaled Diesel Exhaust Treated by a Catalyzed Diesel Particulate Filter Toxicol. Sci. (2013) 135 (2): 437-450 first published online July 28, 2013 doi:10.1093/toxsci/kft162
February 10, 2014 Dwayne Carter
Ye, D., Wang, Y., Li, H., Jia, W., Man, K., Lo, C.M., Wang, Y., Lam, K.S.L., and Xu, A. (2014). FGF21 protects against acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity by Potentiating PGC-1∝-mediated antioxidant capacity in mice. Hepatology. 2014 Feb 6. doi: 10.1002/hep.27060. [Epub ahead of print] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24590984
March 17, 2014 Joseph Shearer Treas J, Tyagi T, Singh KP: Chronic exposure to arsenic, estrogen, and their combination causes increased growth and transformation in human prostate epithelial cells potentially by hypermethylation-mediated silencing of MLH1. Prostate 2013, 73:1660-1672. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=23804311
April 21, 2014 Leopoldo Aguilera-Aguirre Botelho FM1, Llop-Guevara A, Trimble NJ, Nikota JK, Bauer CM, Lambert KN, Kianpour S, Jordana M, Stämpfli MR. Cigarette smoke differentially affects eosinophilia and remodeling in a model of house dust mite asthma. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2011 Oct;45(4):753-60. doi: 10.1165/rcmb.2010-0404OC. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=21317378
May 12, 2014 Jason Herring Takiguchi M, Achanzar WE, Qu W, Li G, Waalkes MP. (2003) Effects of cadmium on DNA-(Cytosine-5) methyltransferase activity and DNA methylation status during cadmium-induced cellular transformation. Exp Cell Res. 286:355-365. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12749863

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Undergraduate Toxicology Course

Toxicology Trainees and faculty teach a basic Toxicology course to undergraduates at Texas A&M University in Galveston during the spring semester.

Further information can be found at http://www.tamug.edu/.

National Meetings

When/Where Title/Presenter Details

March 22-26, 2015
San Diego Convention Center San Diego, California

Society of Toxicology 54th Annual Meeting http://www.toxicology.org/AI/MEET/AM2015/

March 23-27, 2014
Phoenix Convention Center Phoenix Arizona

Society of Toxicology 53rd Annual Meeting http://www.toxicology.org/ai/meet/am2014/
March 10-14, 2013
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center San Antonio, TX
Society of Toxicology 52nd Annual Meeting http://www.toxicology.org/AI/MEET/AM2013/

May 17-22, 2013 Pennsylvania Convention Center Philadelphia, PA

2013 American Thoracic Society International Conference


Sept 21-25, 2013 Hyatt Regency Monterey
Monterey, CA
Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society 44th Annual Meeting 2013 http://www.emgs-us.org/Content/Meetings/am.asp
October 17-18, 2013
Lubbock, Texas
Texas Tech University
2013 Lone Star Regional Chapter Society of Toxicology Meeting http://www.toxicology.org/isot/rc/lssot/meetings.asp

Pictures from the December 2010 Journal Club presented by Nicole Bjorklund

Environmental Toxicology Trainees (L to R): Tod Harper, Jazmin Ruiz, Luke Koong, and Barbara Rolls attending the journal club.