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The integrated mission of the Department of Environmental & Molecular Toxicology (EMT) is to educate students in the toxicological sciences, to conduct research on the effects of chemicals and other agents on humans and the environment and to engage the public through extension and outreach. The EMT Department focuses on creating, disseminating, and applying new knowledge to enhance the treatment and prevention of human disease and to ensure the protection of the environment and public health.

EMT RECENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

Dr. Manuel Garcia-Jaramillo received notice of award of his NIEHS K01 Transition to Independent Environmental Health Research [TIEHR] Career Award for his research proposal: "Protecting children's health by applying novel approaches to assess urban and rural drinking water".

Kyle Burns won the Society of Toxicology In Vitro and Alternative Methods Best Graduate Student Presentation Award for his presentation: "Evaluating toxicity of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from wildfire smoke in a 3D respiratory co-culture model".

Kaci Buhl and the Oregon IPM Center Team (Brittany Barker, Len Coop, Jessica Green, Chris Hedstrom, Dani Lightle, Silvia Rondon) were awarded the 2023 James and Mildred OldField/E.R. Jackman Team Award.

The Endophyte Lab was recently featured in OSU Progress Magazine: “The Endophyte Lab: 25 Years of Helping Grass Seed Growers Turn Challenges into Opportunities”. Full Story

Peter Hoffman, Assistant Director for the Food Safety and Environmental Stewardship Program, is a member of the OSU 35 Year Club.

Jennifer Field, Professor, is a member of the OSU 30 Year Club.

Eric Johnson, Senior Faculty Research Assistant II, is a member of the OSU 25 Year Club.

Miranda Jackson was awarded the 1st Place PhD Poster at PNW-SETAC.

Bella Centurione was awarded the 2nd Place MS Poster at PNW-SETAC.

Ian Moran was awarded the 2nd Place PhD Platform Presentation at PNW-SETAC.

Mackenzie Morshead was awarded the 2nd Place PhD Poster at PNW-SETAC.

Juliana Huizenga, a CBEE PhD student and TOX minor was awarded the 1st Place PhD Platform Presentation at PNW-SETAC.

Francesca Rossi, an undergraduate student in Dr. Jennifer Duringer’s lab passed her Honors College thesis defense titled: “Evaluation of Fusarium proliferatum Mycotoxin Profiles in Infected Garlic Cloves”.

Reese Valdez was awarded the GEM Associate Fellowship. 

Spencer Stinson was awarded the ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) Foundation Scholar Award.

Victoria Colvin and Dante Perone were awarded the Oregon Lottery Graduate Scholarships.

Dr. Manuel Garcia-Jaramillo received notice of award of his NIEHS K01 Transition to Independent Environmental Health Research (TIEHR) Career Award for his research proposal:“Protecting children’s health by applying novel approaches toassess urban and rural drinking water”.

The Agricultural Research Foundation has awarded Dr. Manuel Garcia-Jaramillo $15,000 for his research proposal:“A multi-scale approach to predict water quality and quantity in agricultural irrigation canals”.

The Agricultural Research Foundation has awarded Dr. Jennifer Duringer $15,000 for her research proposal: "Measuring of cannabinoid metabolites in the fat of lambs fed spent hemp biomass”.

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