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Feb 15, 2018

ChESS Series: “Resolving Host-Microbe Conflict,” with Toby Kiers

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Toby Kiers, University Research Chair and professor of evolutionary biology at the University of Amsterdam, presented, “Resolving Host-Microbe Conflict,” at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in Guyot Hall, Room 10. This event was the first in PEI’s Challenges in Environmental…

Sep 26, 2017

Taplin Environmental Lecture: “The Future of Water” by Peter Gleick

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 – 4:30pm to 6:00pm Peter Gleick, President Emeritus of the Pacific Institute and a renowned expert on water and climate issues, will present, “The Future of Water,” at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, in Guyot…

Feb 9, 2016

PEI Faculty Seminar Series: Lead Exposure and the Black-White Test Score Gap

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We consider a new source of racial disparities in test scores: African American students’ disproportionate exposure to environmental toxins, and, in particular, lead. Using a unique individual-level dataset of children’s preschool lead levels linked with future educational outcomes for…

Nov 17, 2015

PEI Faculty Seminar Series: Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Childhood Infectious Disease

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“Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Childhood Infectious Disease: Predictability and the Impact of Vaccination” by Bryan Grenfell, Kathryn Briger and Sarah Fenton Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School. Violent epidemics of childhood infections such as…

Nov 23, 2009

Demography and Dynamics of Acute Childhood Infections

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Bryan Grenfell – Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America. We analyze the impact of birth seasonality (seasonal oscillations in…

Oct 26, 2009

Interactions Between Climate and Regional Air Quality in the U.S.

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Interactions Between Climate and Regional Air Quality in the U.S.: How Changing Climate May Affect Smog and How Cleaning Up Smog May Affect Climate Loretta J. Mickley  – Senior Research Fellow, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University Loretta Mickley co-leads the Atmospheric…

Oct 19, 2009

The Challenge of Introducing New Vaccines: The UK Perspective

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Professor David Salisbury CB – Associate Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security.Before joining Chatham House, David Salisbury was director of immunisation at the Department of Health until the end of 2013. He was responsible for the national immunisation programme and led…