Air Pollution and Nicolas Cage Are the Focus of New InTOXicating Science Talks

By Dori Germolec posted 21 days ago


Have you ever wondered how climate change affects the air you breathe?

Would you believe that a role played by Nicolas Cage could spark a career in toxicology?

This year’s InTOXicating Science Talks tackle two very different lines of inquiry, with interesting results!

In “Inhalation Toxicology in the Era of Climate Change,” SOT Postdoctoral member Faria Khan, PhD, Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health, explores how harmful toxins in the air impact organisms in the current era of environmental transformation.
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In “What Inspires a Career in Toxicology? A Nicolas Cage Story,” SOT Vice President–Elect Jim Luyendyk, PhD, recounts his unique journey from aspiring ski bum and movie lover to becoming a toxicologist.
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The InTOXicating Science Talks series is designed to delve into the world of toxicology in 15 minutes or less.

These new talks join six previously recorded InTOXicating Science Talks:

All can be viewed on the SOT YouTube channel. Subscribe now!