Without departmental boundaries, the Interdisciplinary Toxicology Program provides a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment for responding to the complex issues of the present and the future.
Lyon, France, 17 January 2016 – A Working Group of world-leading experts convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) reviewed the health effects of aflatoxins and fumonisins. The panel concluded that these mycotoxins are not only a cause of acute poisoning and cancer but are also a likely contributor to the high levels of stunting in children in affected populations. The Working Group also identified effective measures to reduce exposure in developing countries. These recommendations have been published in the report Mycotoxin Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries, which is available in English, French, and Spanish.…details
May 02, 2016Forrest Goodfellow Admitted to Candidacy!
Congratulations to Forrest on successfuly completing the Comprehensives!
Advisory Committee members are: Major Advisor - Steve Stice; Franklin West, Mary Alice Smith, Qun Zhao
Apr 22, 2016Dr. Min-su Kang
Min-su Kang successfully defended her dissertation titled, "Role of Dietary Aflatoxin Exposure in the Acquisition and Progression of
Infectious Diseases and a Phase II Intervention Trial with ACCS100"
Pictured L to R: Luke Naeher, Ron Rilen, Min-su Kang, Jis-sheng Wang, Advisor, Mary Alice Smith, Xiao Song
Apr 08, 2016Dr. Brian S. Cummings receives the Junior Investigator Award
Congratulation to Dr. Brian S. Cummings, who received the Junior Investigator Award from the Division of Toxicology of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics at the 2016 Experimental Biology Annual Meeting in Sand Diego.
This award is given in in recognition of Outstanding Research Contributions to Toxicology by an Early Career Investigator. Early investigators are classified as those that received their Ph.D. in the last 15 years.
Apr 08, 2016Dr. Mary Alice Smith receives Appreciation Plaque.
Dr. Mary Alice Smith receives Appreciation Plaque in honor of her contributions to the Interdisciplinary Toxicology Program