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Old 04-17-2008, 01:37 PM
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Default Frogs and Toxicology: Dr. Tyrone Hayes to speak at UW-W

For anyone who is interested:

Dr. Tyrone hayes will be speaking at UW-Whitewater in Whitewater Wi. on April 22nd.Tyrone Hayes studies diverse aspects of the interaction between amphibians (frogs and toads) and their environments, including how environmental contaminants produced by humans affect testis and ovary development and sex determination generally. He is particularly interested in how the herbicide Atrazine may chemically castrate amphibians and potentially other vertebrates; Atrazine has also been implicated in prostate and breast cancer.

Dr. Hayes is Professor of Biology at the University of California at Berkeley. He has won numerous awards for his teaching and research, including the Distinguished Teaching Award and the Distinguished Mentor Award from the University of California at Berkeley; the Rachel Carson Memorial Award (Pesticide Action Network); the National Geographic Emerging Explorer Award (NGS); and The President?s Citation Award (American Institute of Biological Sciences). For all of his accomplishments, the Mayor of the City of Minneapolis proclaimed January 24, 2005 "Dr. Tyrone Hayes Day."

For more information: http://www.uww.edu/earthday/
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