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Emerging Environmental Issues

Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM (EDT)

Emerging Environmental Issues

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8:00 AM – 8:45 AM          Registration and Continental Breakfast


8:45 AM - 9:00AM             Welcome: Nagu Keshava, Ph.D., GEMS President

                                          Introductions: Lyle Burgoon, Ph.D., GEMS President-elec                                    

9:00 AM – 9:40 AM          Shale Gas, Hydraulic Fracturing, and Environmental Health

 Robert B. Jackson, Ph.D., Duke University

9:40 AM -10:20 AM        Old? New? Different? Nanotechnologies: What Makes Them Toxic?

                                         Martin Philbert, Ph.D., University of Michigan


10:20 AM – 10:40 AM       Coffee Break


10:40 AM – 11:20 AM        Biofuels Statewide: Millions of Gallons. Also Landscape-changing,

                                          No Small Task, and Civic Responsibility.

                                          W. Steven Burke, Biofuels Center of North Carolina


11:20 AM – 12:00 PM       Disinfection byproducts in drinking water:

                                      Human health risks and risk management option

                                         Detlef Knappe, Ph.D., North Carolina State University


12:00 PM –  1:15 PM         Lunch Break (Lunch Provided)

1:15 PM  –   2:00 PM         The Future of Environmental Data: Why You Should Care About

                                           Scientific Data Management

                                           David Lyons, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


2:00 PM – 2:30 PM           Concluding Remarks

                                          Lyle Burgoon, Ph.D., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,

                                          GEMS President-Elect



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The US Environmental Protection Agency
109 TW Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, 27711

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM (EDT)

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Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society

GEMS is a regional science/technology society initiated in 1982 to provide a forum for current topics relevant to environmental mutagenesis.  The Society presents two annual meetings and other related events for its members, sponsors in central North Carolina.

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