Category Archives: Training Core

April Webinar: Dr. Larry Lash, “Renal Toxicology of Trichloroethylene”

April Technical Webinar: Renal Toxicology of Trichloroethylene, Dr. Larry Lash – Watch on Youtube On Monday, April 13th from 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST, PROTECT will host its spring technical webinar of the 2019-2020 academic year. This webinar will feature Dr. Larry Lash, Ph.D. professor and associate chair of pharmacology at Wayne State University School of […]

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Fall 2019 Technical Webinar: “Single cell bioinformatics and metabolomics: Methods and Tools for environmental health research” by Dr. Lana Garmire

On Monday December 9th from 1:00-2:00pm EST, PROTECT will host a technical webinar titled “Single cell bioinformatics and metabolomics: Methods and Tools for environmental health research” presented by Dr. Lana Garmire. Dr. Garmire is a tenured professor working in the Department of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics at University of Michigan Medical School. Her research areas […]

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Trainee Spotlight – Shi Dong

Shi Dong is a Research Assistant who has been working with PROTECT at Northeastern University under the mentorship of Data Core Leader Dave Kaeli for the last 5 years. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering and researching “High Performance Computing and Big Data.” In his current role, Shi is responsible for doing […]

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Five PROTECT Trainees Receive Individual Development Plan Awards

At the recent 2019-2020 Trainee Orientation, PROTECT welcomed the new class of student researchers and honored the 2018-2019 Individual Development Plan (IDP) Award Winners. The following 5 trainees were given IDP Awards for their exceptional efforts to complete their Individual Career Development Activities: Shayan Hojabri, Elienisse Rodriguez, Nancy Cardona, Luisa Feliciano, Amailie Santos-Rivera. Each of […]

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PROTECT Welcomes the 2019 Class of Student Researchers at Trainee Orientation

On Monday, September 16th, the PROTECT team kicked off the 2019-2020 academic year with the annual Trainee Orientation and Welcome. This multi-institutional meeting hosted by the Training Core is held every fall as a means of introducing new student trainees to PROTECT. The event also serves as an update for all attendees on the progress the PROTECT […]

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Fall 2019 Professional Development Webinar: “Publishing Environmental Health Research: Tips for Authors” by Dr. Sally Darney

CHECK OUT THE RECORDING HEREPresentation Available Here On Monday October 21st from 1:00pm-2:00pm EST, PROTECT will host our first professional development webinar of the 2019-2020 academic schedule. This webinar, featuring Dr. Sally Darney, the Editor-in-Chief from the Environmental Health Perspectives Journal who is not only a scientific writing expert but also holds authority on how […]

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Training Core Presents the PROTECT Academy Seminar on Big Data Analytics

On Friday, June 21st from 10-11:30 am EDT the PROTECT Training core will be hosting the PROTECT Academy Seminar on Big Data Analytics for PROTECT researchers, staff, and trainees to attend. This seminar will be a new addition to the PROTECT Academy Interdisciplinary Introductory Seminar Series focused on Environmental Health Disciplines for Non-Experts presented to […]

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PROTECT Hosts the 2019 Annual Northeast SRP Meeting at Northeastern University

From April 3rd-4th the PROTECT team hosted the 2019 Annual Northeast SRP Meeting at the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute where SRP researchers, staff, and trainees from Boston University, Columbia University, University of Rhode Island, Harvard University, Dartmouth College, MIT, Brown University, and University of Pennsylvania joined together to discuss their ongoing work and […]

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PROTECT Training Core Leader Tom Sheahan appointed Senior Vice Provost for Curriculum and Programs at Northeastern University

On Monday, April 22nd it was announced that PROTECT Training Core Director Tom Sheahan is appointed Senior Vice Provost for Curriculum and Programs at Northeastern University, effective July 1, 2019. In his new role, Tom will oversee academic program development, governance and inter-college coordination, program assessment integration, and university-wide curricular initiatives.  In addition, he will […]

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March Webinar: Dr. Leo Trasande, “Sicker Fatter Poorer: The Urgent Threat of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals to Our Health and Future”

March Webinar: Sicker Fatter Poorer: The Urgent Threat of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals to Our Health and Future … and What We Can Do About It, A Conversation with Author and Leader in Children’s Environmental Health, Dr. Leo Trasande On Monday, March 11th from 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST, PROTECT will host its spring webinar of the 2018-2019 […]

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PROTECT Welcomes the 2018 Class of Student Researchers at Trainee Orientation

On Monday, September 17th, the PROTECT team kicked off the 2018-2019 academic year with the annual Trainee Orientation and Welcome. This multi-institutional meeting hosted by the Training Core is held every fall as a means of introducing new student trainees to PROTECT. The event also serves as an update for all attendees on the progress the PROTECT […]

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November Webinar: Tracey Woodruff, “Without Consent: Chemical Exposures and Our Health”

On Monday, November 26th from 1:00 – 2:00pm EST, PROTECT will host the first webinar of the 2018-2019 academic schedule. This webinar will feature Tracey Woodruff, a recognized expert on environmental pollution exposures during pregnancy and effects on prenatal and child health as well as on her innovations in translating and communicating scientific findings for clinical and policy […]

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May Webinar: Ivan Rusyn, “Exploring the characterization of human variability with in vivo and in vitro experimental models”

On Monday, May 21st from 12:00 – 1:00pm EST, PROTECT will host the fourth webinar of the 2017-2018 academic schedule. This webinar will feature Ivan Rusyn, Professor in the Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Chair of the Interdisciplinary Faculty of Toxicology, Director of an NIEHS T32 training program […]

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February Webinar: Fabienne Petit, “Assessment of Antibiotic-Resistant Escherichia Coli in Karst Hydrosystems”

On Monday, February 5th, PROTECT hosted the third webinar of the 2017-2018 academic schedule. This webinar featured Fabienne Petit, Professor of Microbiology at the University of Rouen since 2000, who spoke on “Assessment of Antibiotic-Resistant Escherichia Coli in Karst Hydrosystems.” A detailed abstract for the webinar can be found here. Here is a link to the […]

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