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Center for Occupational and Environmental Health & Environmental Health Sciences 411 Seminar | "Eat Your Fish: A Captivating Tale for Beginning Scientists"

Center for Occupational and Environmental Health & Environmental Health Sciences 411 Seminar | "Eat Your Fish: A Captivating Tale for Beginning Scientists"

Date 
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Location 
Virtual via Zoom
Featuring 
Oliver Hankinson, PhD, Distinguished Research Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, UCLA, Chair, Molecular Toxicology Interdepartmental Doctoral Program
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PRESENTED BY THE FIELDING SCHOOL'S DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCEES & THE MOLECULAR TOXICOLOGY IDP

This seminar will explore the inhibition of cancer progression by omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and illustrate how and why investigators choose research topics and the roles of funding agencies and scientific journals in this process.

 

Oliver Hankinson, PhD

About the speaker
Oliver Hankinson received his PhD in genetics from Cambridge University, England, in 1972. He conducted postdoctoral research in mammalian cell genetics at Harvard University, the University of Colorado, and the University of California, Berkeley, before joining the UCLA faculty in 1979. He served as director of the Carcinogenesis program at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center from 1994 to 2003 and vice-chair for research of the Department of Pathology from 1997 to 2003. In 2000, he became founding director of the Molecular Toxicology PhD program. Hankinson was awarded the Society of Toxicology’s 2011 Distinguished Toxicology Award.

About the Molecular Toxicology IDP
The thirty faculty of the IDP come from sixteen different departments in the Schools of Public Health, Medicine, Nursing and Engineering, and the College of Letters and Science at UCLA. Areas of particular strength in the program include air pollution toxicology, nanotoxicology, metal toxicity, the environmental causation of Parkinson's disease, toxico-epigenetics, model organisms & predictive toxicology, and big data & computational toxicology.

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