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Science Cafe – Exposing Chemical Exposure
March 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
How can past occupational chemical exposure to be traced? Mohsin Khan will speak about his research involving tracking and detecting pesticide protein adduct formation as a strategy to determine chemical exposure in occupationally exposed pesticide factory workers.
About our Speaker
Mohsin Khan is a GPP Fellow at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Bethesda and a graduate researcher with the University of Maryland School of Medicine Baltimore. His current research work, funded by the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) foundation, spans host-pathogen interactions, immuno-proteomics, and elucidation of the chemical basis of toxicology and chemical exposure.
About Science Cafe:
Science Cafés are open to everyone and feature a scientist engaging and leading the discussion to encourage conversation, debate, and interaction. The Rockville Science Café is organized by the Rockville Science Center, Tina Paul of Sigma Xi, and Ruth Hanessian, former owner of the Animal Exchange, and allows our community to explore the latest ideas in science and technology outside of a traditional academic context. Contact Ruth with any questions at 301-674-RUTH.
Rockville Science Cafe is held at Branded ’72 Pit Barbecue, which serves awesome BBQ, plus vegetarian dishes and salads. Arrive early if you want to buy dinner or a drink and get a table.