Wania group alumni get-together

November 9, 2019

Using the opportunity of the SETAC meeting, former students and postdocs from the group (some coming from Norway, UK, China, and the US) met for a dinner at Pearl.


Sivani recognized for best poster presentation by a doctoral student

November 9, 2019

At the SETAC Toronto meeting Sivani won the award for best poster presentation by a PhD student. Congratulations!

SETAC at home: The 40th Annual Meeting in Toronto

November 9, 2019

Five days of the SETAC North America meeting just wrapped up at the Toronto Convention Centre: It was a busy week with Tife, Sivani, Yuhao, Zhizhen, Yang, Alessandro and Li all giving talks or presenting posters.

Modelling aggregate exposure to hypothetical chemical property combinations

September 9, 2019

Even if a chemical is only used indoors, the outdoor environment (food!) may still contribute more to human exposure. Read more in Li’s most recent paper in ES&T.

Frank attends Dioxin 2019 in Kyoto, Japan

September 5, 2019

Frank delivered a plenary lecture at the 39th International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants, which took place in Kyoto last week.

Book chapter on mechanistically modeling human exposure to persistent organic pollutants

September 5, 2019

We have contributed a book chapter to a new book entitled “From Concepts to Insights: A New Paradigm of Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology”, which has been published by Springer.

Frank gives presentation at the National Conference on Environmental Chemistry 2019 in Tianjin China

August 17, 2019

In a session¬†organized by Profs. Xiaoping Wang and Yingming Li from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Frank talked on “Contrasting biomagnification in polar and high-altitude environments”.

A farewell to Li

July 23, 2019

The group went out for dinner to say farewell to Li, who will be starting his independent research career as an assistant professor at the University of Nevada Reno soon.

Paper on KOA measurements with headspace method published

June 24, 2019

Last month, Ying’s study on using the variable phase ratio headspace method for measuring the octanol air partition coefficient of VOCs was published in JCED.

Study on the association between PCBs and type 2 diabetes published

February 13, 2019

Michael Dzierlenga and colleagues published their quantitative bias analysis of the association between T2DM and PCB-153 in Env. Int. We have contributed to the estimation of PCB exposure.