RECWET Special Seminar Series #57

Date and Time: 15:00-17:00, June 6 (Thur) 2024
Place: Room 144 (2F, Engineering building 14)

[Lecture 1] 3 - 4 pm

‘Non-targeted Screening of Bioactive Chemicals in Water by Nuclear
Receptor Protein Affinity Selection - Mass Spectrometry’

By: Prof. Jianying HU (北京大学 都市・環境科学部 胡建英教授)
College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, China
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Prof. Jianying Hu focuses on environmental toxicology, the identification and evaluation of toxic chemicals as well as their metabolic pathways in the environment and in human bodies. She employs high-throughput methods and organoid models to study the toxicity of trace hazardous xenobiotics and their ecological health risks.

[Lecture 2] 4 - 5 pm

‘Implementation and Cancellation of the Dynamic Zero-COVID Policy Resulted in the Outbreak of a Non-prevalent SARS-CoV-2 Variant in Beijing’

By: Prof. Min YANG (中国科学院 生態環境研究センター 楊敏教授)
Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
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Prof. Min Yang has served as the deputy director of the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences (RCEES), Chinese Academy of Sciences for 12 years. His group pioneers in the identification and control of harmful pollutants in drinking water and wastewater, from taste/odor compounds to pathogens. He founded three research centers targeting urgent environmental problems in China, including North Research Center for Rural Area Wastewater Treatment, the CAS-TWAS Center of Excellence for Water and Environment, and the National Engineering Research Center of Industrial Wastewater Detoxification and Resource Recovery.

One more professor attended.

Hiroyuki Katayama
Dept. Urban Engineering / RECWET