SRA’s Dose-Response Specialty Group Teleseminars Announced

Kan Shao will speak on Tuesday, August 6, noon to 1 p.m. Eastern time, on “Model Averaged Benchmark Dose Estimations.” Attend via teleconference or webconference. Other upcoming topics: non-linear carcinogens (Sept 10) and non-monotonic dose response (Oct 1).  

Dr. Shao is a Postdoctoral Fellow with EPA’s National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) who received a dual PhD degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering and Engineering & Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University. His projects include the Risk Assessment Modeling Project, Model Averaging Project, and Probabilistic Risk Assessment Project to support NCEA’s IRIS program.

Justin Teeguarden (Pacific Northwest Labs) will make the September 10 presentation on non-linear carcinogens, and Rita Schoeny (EPA/ORD) the October 1 presentation on non-monotonic dose response. These presentations are also from noon-1:00 p.m. Eastern, and all of them can be accessed as follows:

            Call in for teleconferencing: 866  299  3188

            Conference code: 202  564 4212

            Webconference site (for visuals):

To access the site, sign in as a guest with your full name. For questions or more information contact Julie Fitzpatrick at 202  564  4212 or