Friends Day will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2000, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (same weekend as the Whole Earth Festival). This year's theme is aquatic toxicology, and the agenda is listed below. The cost for the lunch is $5 for grad or undergrad and $15 for faculty or staff. To register, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 12. Parking is free in Visitor Parking Lot 5 near the University Club, but you will need to tell the parking attendant that you are there for "Friends Day" and they will give you a parking pass.
This is an informal event to foster collaboration between our
department and our alumni and Friends from State agencies, environmental
groups, chemical companies, etc. Please join us!!!
AGENDA: TOXICANTS IN THE AQUATIC ENVIRONMENT
SATURDAY, MAY 13, 2000, UNIVERSITY CLUB, DAVIS CAMPUS
9:00 Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:30 Welcome - Marion Miller, Chair, UC Davis Department of Environmental Toxicology
Pictures: Marion Miller
9:40 Invited Speakers: Dyan Whyte, San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board -
"Mercury in Tomales Bay"
10:10 Gerald Pollock-Cal EPA Office of Env Health Hazard Assessment - "Human Health Effects of Mercury"
11:00 Graduate Student Presentations: Amro Hamdoun - "Coping with Stress in the Marine Environment: Responses to Natural & Anthropogenic Insults"
11:15 Scott Nagy - "Green Fluorescent Protein-Based Recombinant Cell Bioassay for the Detection of TCDD and Other Dioxin-Like Chemicals
Picture: Scott Nagy
11:30 Mark Viant - "Effects of Sublethal Copper Exposure on Red Abalone Measured by In Vivo 31P NMR Spectroscopy"
11:45 Panel Discussion on Aquatic Toxicology
12:15 Wendell W. Kilgore Distinguished Achievement Award Presented to Samuel N. Luoma, US Geological Survey
12:30 Buffet Lunch and Student Poster Session
Pictures: People in attendance