Abstract: Dr. Hayes's research presentation will focus on endocrine disruption of development with emphasis on the role of agricultural chemicals that are widespread contaminants in soil, in water sources, and in some drinking water. He will discuss how may pollutant problems are often focused on areas where underprivileged populations live and are most affected.

The diversity portions of his presentation will honor Dr. Martin Luther King and will focus on the mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds.

Suggested Readings: 

  1. Falso PG, Noble CA, Diaz JM, Hayes TB. 2015. The effect of long-term corticosterone treatment on blood cell differentials and function in laboratory and wild-caught amphibian models. Gen Comp Endocrinol 211:73-83.

  2. Sadinski, W, Roth M, Hayes TB, Jones P, Gallant A. 2014. Indicators of the statuses of amphibian populations and their potential for exposure to atrazine in four Midwestern US conservation areas. PLoS ONE 12;9(9):e107018.