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Wednesday

June 9, 2010
2:49 pm

Biologist Rebecca Sommer receives $419,000 NIH grant for study of arsenic effects

Rebecca Sommer, associate professor of biology at Bates College, has received $419,000 from the National Institutes of Health for research that could ultimately shed light on health impacts from the ingestion of tiny amounts of arsenic. Sommer will search for the cellular and molecular mechanisms through which low doses of arsenic given to prenatal and juvenile mice tend to result in a syndrome of ailments by adulthood, including obesity and symptoms consistent with diabetes.

Wednesday

March 27, 1996
10:35 am

Geology professor to present paper on arsenic

Lois K. Ongley, assistant professor of geology at Bates, will discuss the results of a study of the sorption of dissolved arsenic by sand at the 1996 Northeastern Section Meeting of the Geological Society of America on Friday at 8:40 a.m. in Regency A of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Buffalo, N.Y.