EnviroThursday - “From Silent Spring to Silent Night: A Tale of Toads and Men”

12:00 PM  - 1:00 PM
Thursday Feb 8, 2018
Olin-Rice Science Center 250

Speaker:  Dr. Tyrone B. Hayes, Professor of Integrative Biology at University of California, Berkeley

Dr. Hayes will describe his work on the herbicide atrazine as an environmental endocrine disruptor that demasculinizes and feminizes male frogs and its implications for human health

Dr. Hayes is an advocate for critical review and regulation of pesticides and other environmental chemical contaminants that have played a role in global amphibian declines and in the health disparities that occur in minority and low income populations.

This EnviroThursday is co-sponsored by Environmental Studies, Biology, and Community and Global Health Concentration.

Contact: Ann Esson,

This event is for: Students, Staff, Faculty and Public

Sponsored By: Environmental Studies, Biology, Community and Global Health

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