Thursday, November 29, 2007

Curras-Collazo and Coburn PBDE Research Spotlighted on KNBC News Los Angeles

Last night (Nov. 28), KNBC Los Angeles featured a story on PBDE flame retardants in which Dr. Maggie Curras-Collazo (an ETOX faculty member) and Cary Coburn (an ETOX graduate students) were prominently featured. A video of the news segment can be accessed here and the transcript can be found here. Our congratulations to Maggie and Cary for this nice recognition of their research.

Update: A related article from the UCR newsroom can be found here.

Thursday, November 15, 2007

ETOX Survivors of the Mission Inn Run

Congratulations to Noriko Nishino, Lynnie Cua, Katy Zimmermann and Kelly Thrippleton who successfully completed the 5K 30th annual Mission Inn run on Sunday, Nov. 11. A photo above shows the group after the run.

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Various employment opportunities

I have recently been notified about a series of job opportunities which are listed below. I heard about some of these verbally and some by email messages.

Position for a recent Ph.D. at Pfizer in Groton, CT in the Genetic Toxicology group.

Several positions at US EPA in Washington, DC in a variety of areas of toxicology and risk assessment

Position at US EPA in Denver, Colorado in environmental science or aquatic toxicology

Positions at Cal EPA, presumably in Sacramento, CA in the Department of Pesticide Regulation. The exam date for this current round is Nov. 19.

If you are interested in one or more of these positions, please contact me ( and I will provide you with more details.