REGISTER NOW for The Chernobyl Accident: Radiation and Health Effects
DCEG Special Seminar
January 26, 2021 | 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Register today for the first in a series of webinars launched by the International Society for Radiation Epidemiology and Dosimetry (ISoRED): The Chernobyl Accident: Radiation and Health Effects. The webinar will feature research and collaboration and training opportunities at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), United States. Presenters will include:
- Amy Berrington de González, D.Phil. (senior investigator and Chief, Radiation Epidemiology Branch (REB)): “Mission, research highlights, and collaboration and training opportunities in the Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, U.S.”
- Konstantin Chizhov, Ph.D. (postdoctoral fellow): “Application of random forest algorithm for dose reconstruction based on classification of clean-up workers of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident”
- Elizabeth Cahoon, Ph.D. (Earl Stadtman tenure-track investigator): “Risk of thyroid cancer in Ukrainian cleanup workers following the Chernobyl accident”
- Lindsay Morton, Ph.D. (senior investigator and Deputy Chief, REB): “Comprehensive molecular characterization of papillary thyroid cancer in relation to ionizing radiation dose following the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident”
The webinar is the first of the newly launched ISoRED webinar series on Community Building in Radiation Epidemiology and Dosimetry Research. The series aims to support the society’s mission to bring together radiation researchers from around the world to discuss studies of ionizing radiation effects in humans, epidemiologic methodology, and dosimetry; support capacity building and training for the next generation of epidemiologists, statisticians and dosimetrists; and promote and facilitate international collaborations.
Webinars are expected to take place monthly and will each feature an organization that performs research in radiation epidemiology and dosimetry. If you are interested in presenting in this webinar series, please email Rania Kosti.