Travel Award Winners

October 2019 Newsletter

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Travel Awards

The Division of Chemical Toxicology awarded 15 travel awards to the American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Diego.  We than the NIEHS and  Frederick and Susan Beland for a generous donation

Fred Beland

Benjamin Cordova, California State University, Northridge, Daniel Tamae, Investigating the metabolic and biological effects of Glyoxalase 1 inhibition and knockdown in cancer cell lines

Valeria Guidolin, UMinn, Silvia Balbo, DNA damage as a toxicity mechanism of NMC (LixNi1/3Mn1/3Co1/3O2) nanomaterial to bacteria Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 and Bacillus subtilis

Cindy Khuu, UC Davis, Sheila David, Investigating the role of cysteine oxidation by environmentally induced oxidative stress on the DNA glycosylase MUTYH

Kurt Housh, U Missouri, Kent Gates , Interstrand cross-links at strand breaks derived from abasic sites in duplex DNA

Hengjiang Liu, East China University , Yazhuo Shang, Heavy metal toxicants deposition and destruction in pulmonary surfactant layer: A classical density functional prediction

Gurdat Premnauth, University of Cincinnati, Ed Marino, Reactive oxygen species (ROS)-dependent release of an anticancer drug from a targeting peptide

Jingjing Sun, ETH, Shana Sturla, A DNA probe based screening strategy for selectivity engineering of 8- oxoguanine glycosylase

Elizabeth Lotsof, UC Davis, Sheila David, DNA glycosylase NEIL1 demonstrates lesion specificity from RNA editing

Rachana Tomar, Vanderbilt, Michael P. Stone, Structural Insights into Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1)-associated Mutational Spectrum

Brent Powell, UConn, Ashis Basu , Mutagenicity of the C8-Adenine Adduct Derived from the Environmental Carcinogen 6-Nitrochrysene in Escherichia Coli and Human Cells

Katherine Hurley, ETH, Shana Sturla, Endogenous Microbial Generation of Acrolein: Strategies to Assess the Effects of Intestinal Acrolein Formation

Yupeng Li, UMinn, Steve Hecht, Identification of A New Nʹ-Nitrosonornicotine (NNN)-specific DNA Adduct N6-((5-(3-pyridyl)tetrahydrofuran-2-yl)-2′-deoxyadenosine in Rat Liver

Jenna Fernandez, UMinn, Natalia Tretyakova, Epigenetic changes in alveolar type II lung cells of A/J mice following exposure to cigarette smoke and LPS

Guannan (Tiffany) Zhang, UPenn, Trevor M. Penning, Elucidating the roles of estrogens in the development and prognosis of malignant pleural mesothelioma

Ryan Dilworth, Northeastern, Penny Beuning, Mapping the interactions of UmuD and the beta clamp loader in E. coli