411 seminars

The COEH & EHS 411 Seminar Series occurs fall quarter of each academic year. Each week features a different speaker representing the field of occupational or environmental health with three seminars per year sponsored by the Molecular Toxicology IDP.

Click on a seminar below for more information and to RSVP.

October 27, 2021

My Internship Experience


John-Paul Angulo

Environmental Health in the Space Industry

Internship Organization: Northrop Grumman



Sierra Raby

Participatory policymaking:
Environmental justice and the movement to phase out oil drilling in Los Angeles County

Internship Organization: Community Health Councils, UCLA FSPH Public Health Training Program on Population Health Advocacy



Eric Klein

In the Air Tonight: An Analysis of Air Quality and Wind Conditions in the Imperial Valley

Internship Organization: Comite Civico Del Valle Inc. (CCV)


RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/my-internship-experience-tickets-189950726737


November 17, 2021

JRoberts pic

Green Books and Red Lines: Transit Patterned by Race and Place

Jennifer Roberts, DrPH, MPH

Associate Professor, School of Public Health, University of Maryland

RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/green-books-and-red-lines-transit-patterned-by-race-and-place-tickets-178341573447


November 24, 2021


Air pollution as a contributing factor to intestinal dysbiosis in inflammatory bowel disease

Jonathan Jacobs, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Division of Digestive Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/air-pollution-as-contributing-factor-to-intestinal-dysbiosis-in-ib-disease-tickets-178342927497


December 1, 2021

The Role of Toxicology in FDA-Approved Therapeutics

Julie Castañeda, PhD

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care (DPACC), US Food and Drug Administration

RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-role-of-toxicology-in-fda-approved-therapeutics-tickets-178344191277


Watch past seminars below

September 29, 2021

Candace Tsai

Retention and Secondary Exposure Status of Nanoparticle Contaminants on Personal Protective Clothing

Candace Tsai, MS, ScD, CIH

Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA.

Click here to view the recording 

October 6, 2021

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Making a Difference: Science and Advocacy in the Nonprofit Sector

Shelley Luce, D. Env.

President & CEO, Heal the Bay

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October 13, 2021

Tian Xia photo

All Roads Lead to Rome: Diverse Mechanisms of Nanomaterial-Induced Cell Death

Tian Xia, MD, PhD

California NanoSystems Institute, Department of Medicine, UCLA

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October 20, 2021

photo of B Preston

The Climate Action Paradox: Maintaining Well-Being in the Age of Aggressive Policy

Benjamin Preston, PhD

 Senior Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation

Click here to view the recording on YouTube or watch below.