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On May 23rd, Dr. Jenifer McIntyre will be co-hosting a session on effects from micro- and nano-particles and 6PPD Q with Dr. Stacey Harper from Oregon State University at the PNW- SETAC (Society of Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry) annual conference. The Washington Stormwater Center and WSU Puyallup are pleased to feature three students (in bold below) as speakers for this session:


Can We Treat Tire Particles and Associated Leachable Contaminants with Permeable Pavements? 

9:05 AM – 9:10 AM

Speaker: Chelsea Mitchell


Molecular signatures of 6PPD-quinone toxicity following brief exposure in yolk sac coho salmon

9:10 AM – 9:25 AM

Speaker: Justin Greer


Effects of water quality on the toxicity of 6PPD-quinone to Coho salmon

9:25 AM – 9:35 AM

Speaker: Garrett Foster


Blood-Brain Barrier Disruption in Juvenile Coho Salmon and Chinook Salmon Exposed to 6PPD-quinone

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM

Speaker: Stephanie Blair


Microplastics in Intertidal and Subtidal Sediments of Upper Newport Bay, California, USA

9:45 AM – 9:55 AM

Speaker: Clare Murphy-Hagan


From the Ocean to our kitchen table: Anthropogenic Particles in U.S. West Coast Seafood

9:55 AM – 10:05 AM

Speaker: Elise Granek


Pyc-no Poison: The effects of imidacloprid and polyester microfibers on the larval development and juvenile settlement of the sunflower sea star

10:05 AM – 10:20 AM

Speaker: Alexandra Tissot


The conference will also feature sessions on critical data gaps on the effects of toxic urban runoff on salmon. For further information about the conference, please contact Heidi Siegelbaum.