Texas A&M Superfund Center Partners with National Taiwan University

A memorandum of understanding between Texas A&M University and National Taiwan University will strengthen collaborations in the areas of disaster research and preparedness and provide both institutions with the opportunity to study disaster response on a global scale. Dr. Ivan Rusyn, director of the Texas A&M Superfund Research Center and University Professor at the College […]

Training Prepares Environmental Health Scientists for Disaster Research

The Texas A&M Superfund Research Center hosted more than 30 environmental health scientists from Texas A&M University and 10 other academic centers from around the country to learn practical and applied skills that enable them to understand the complex nature of disaster response and conduct research in challenging situations as part of a Disaster Research […]

Texas A&M Superfund Researcher Goes ‘There And Back Again’ For Hurricane Florence Sampling

When Hurricane Florence made landfall along the North Carolina coast last month and the floodwaters began to rise, researchers in the Texas A&M Superfund Research Center (TAMU SRC) knew what its residents were in store for. After all, the TAMU SRC was established in September 2017 through funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health […]

Superfund Event to Encourage Aggies to ‘Plan Ahead, Be Prepared’

In honor of Disaster Preparedness Month in September, the Texas A&M Superfund Research Center‘s “Plan Ahead, Be Prepared” event will bring together members of the emergency response community to share with students, faculty, and staff valuable tips on planning ahead. “Plan Ahead Be Prepared” will be held on Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 […]

Texas A&M Graduate Student Earns NIEHS Superfund Externship Award

Krisa Camargo, a graduate research assistant in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Veterinary Integrative Biosciences department and a pre-doctoral trainee with the Texas A&M University Superfund Research Center, has been recognized with a 2018 KC Donnelly Externship Award. Granted by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences’ Superfund Research […]

Superfund Center Concentrates on Innovative Solutions

In September of 2008, when Hurricane Ike hit Galveston and Houston, waters as high as 15 to 20 feet flooded large areas and carried with it the sediment found in the Houston Ship Channel and Galveston Bay. Was this sediment safe for the people being exposed to it? Was it toxic? Officials didn’t know. Now, […]

TAMU Celebrates Launch of Superfund Research Center

The College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) celebrated the scientists from across the Texas A&M University campus, and the nation, who will be working over the next five years to understand and mitigate the health and environmental consequences of exposure to hazardous chemical mixtures during a Superfund Launch Ceremony on Oct. 17. TAMU […]

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