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April 8, 2004

Inge Werner, School of Veterinary Medicine, and Michael Johnson, John Muir Institute of the Environment, are faculty co-chairs at a meeting May 11-12, 2004 of the Northern California Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

The  theme of this scientific conference is “Hot Topics in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.”
Three short-courses will be offered on May 11, 2004:

Predicting the toxicity of metals to aquatic organisms: An introduction to the biotic ligand model
(Instructors: Dr. R. Arnold, Copper Develop. Assoc., Dr. B. Santore, and Dr. P. Paquin, HydroQual Inc.)

Applied environmental microbiology
(Instructors: Dr. R. Danielson, BioVir Labs. Inc., Dr. W. Ellgas, East Bay Municipal Util. Distr., and Dr. J. Weber, Cal Water Services Co.)

Molecular biology and gene expression
(Instructor: Dr. D. Lattier, US EPA).

A special one-day session on May 12 will be devoted to Production, transport, and bioaccumulation of methylmercury in the Bay-Delta Estuary and in its tributaries, and other “hot” session topics.

For more information about the meeting, please contact Inge Werner, Assistant Research Scientist - Aquatic Toxicology, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine,