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Lauriston S. Taylor Lecture
March 12, 2012 Dr. Antone L. Brooks gave the Lauriston S. Taylor Lecture at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the National Council on Radiation Protection & Measurement (NCRP). Dr. Brooks subsequently gave his lecture titled, “From the Field to the Laboratory and Back: The What Ifs, Wows and Who Cares of Radiation Biology” at a Columbia Chapter of the Health Physics Society Meeting (photo at right). The Lauriston S. Taylor Lectue honors researchers who have significantly contributed to the field of radiation biology.

>>Download Dr. Brooks' Lecture [pdf - 6.2 MB]
>>Read PNNL's article, "Tony Brooks Chosen As Lauriston S. Taylor Lecturer"

Lectures at Canadian Universities
April 7, 2011

imageUSTUR's director, Dr. Sergei Tolmachev, gave invited lectures to students at two Canadian universities: Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec; and McMaster University Medical Physics & Applied Radiation Sciences department, Hamilton, Ontario.

The latter was a core part of a technical discussion on Bruce Power-McMaster University's alpha dosimetry service.

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WSU's Radiation Biology & Ecology Graduate Course
March 30, 2010

1966 Group PhotoDr. James gave a lecture, "The U.S. Transuranium and Uranium Registries: Lifetime Follow-up of Former U.S. Plutonium Workers," to the Spring 2010 WSU/Tri-Cities graduate course on "Radiation Biology & Ecology."

>>View Dr. James' slide presentation

March 2, 2010

Dancing SkeletonFrom “Mountain Sickness” in the 15th century silver mines of Erzgebirge to the 2006 “elimination” of Alexander Litvinenko – what are the links?

Dr. James gave a lecture, "Incorporated Radionuclides: Health Effects, Dosimetry and the National Radiobiology Archives (NRA)," to the Spring 2010 WSU/Tri-Cities graduate course on “Radiation Biology & Ecology.”

>>View Dr. James' slide presentation

Radium Studies
 

Dr. Richard Toohey's slide presentation,"The Saga of the Radium Dial Painters: The first occupational internal dose study cohort," provides an overview of radium studies in the United States.

>>R.E. Toohey's presentation: The Saga of the Radium Dial Painters [3.61 MB - pdf]
>>More on radium studies


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