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Emerging Contaminates: The Latest Research on PFAS

Both experts and citizens are becoming more aware and concerned about PFAS contamination in our environment, water, and fish. PFAS, the acronym for about 4,000-5,000 chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are manmade chemicals that have been used in common household and industrial products. This month’s webinar will feature the latest research on PFAS including impacts on reproductive and child health, the biological effects of exposure on fish and wildlife populations and more. Tune in to learn more about these emerging contaminates and the leading research on their impacts.

Featured Speakers:

  • Mahsa Modiri-Gharehveran, Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, Purdue University
  • Cheryl Murphy, Associate Professor, Ecotoxicology of Fish, Michigan State University
  • Courtney Carignan, Assistant Professor, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Michigan State University
Photo by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

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