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HERCULES Pilots Seminar

Daniel Dilks: “Perinatal Secondhand Smoke Exposures and Infant Cognitive Neural Outcomes” Qiang Zhang and Ya Wang: “Discovering Early-Warning Indicators for Carcinogenesis: A Pilot Study with Ionizing Radiation-Induced Oncogenic Transformation of Thyroid Epithelial Cells”

“How One Town’s Life With Coal Ash Inspired A Georgia Bill”

HERCULES Director Carmen Marsit was featured on Georgia Public Broadcasting discussing ground water contamination from Georgia Power’s coal ash pits in Juliette, GA. HERCULES is assisting with survey design and analyzing citizens’ water quality data.  “How One Town’s Life With Coal Ash Inspired A Georgia Bill“ Photo credit: Grant Blankenship / GPB

“Driving innovation: The partnership between Rollins and Georgia Tech fuels rich discovery”

Rollins Magazine included a feature article on the productive collaborations between Emory and Georgia Tech (“Driving innovation: The partnership between Rollins and Georgia Tech fuels rich discovery“). This article is packed with work by HERCULES investigators (air pollution, Center for Global Safe WASH, Georgia Climate Project) and highlights two HERCULES pilot projects. Story by Martha […]

A Community-Engaged Pilot Study Leads to EPA Site Investigation

Emory University’s HERCULES Exposome Research Center funded a community-engaged pilot project investigating urban soil contamination in Atlanta. The study has led to an EPA site investigation and is an example of how partnering with communities strengthens science and expands its impact.