Tamara Tal, Ph.D.

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Research interests

The Tal lab studies whether host-associated microbiota modify the developmental toxicity of environmental chemicals. The group also works to resolve how early life stage thyroid hormone disruption impacts brain development and function in zebrafish.

Education and Training

Biologist – Principal Investigator

Postdoctoral Fellow

NIEHS Postdoctoral Fellow

Doctorate of Philosophy

Bachelor of Science with Honors

Peer Reviewed Publications

Book Chapters

Honors and awards

Award Organization Location Year
First place, Reproductive and Developmental Specialty Section Postdoctoral Poster Award Society of Toxicology   2015
First place, Drug Discovery Toxicology Specialty Section Postdoctoral Poster Award Society of Toxicology   2015
U.S. EPA Pathfinder Innovation Project Stage Two Award U.S. Environmental Protection Agency RTP, NC 2015
U.S. EPA Pathfinder Innovation Project Stage One Award U.S. Environmental Protection Agency RTP, NC 2014
Future Tox II Research Award     2014
NLTO Annual Oral Presentation Competition - First Place U.S. Environmental Protection Agency RTP, NC 2012
Gabriel L. Plaa Education Award, Mechanisms Specialty Section - Runner-up Society of Toxicology Washington, D.C. 2011
Environmental Health News Science Communication Fellow Environmental Health News USA 2011
Trainee Poster Award - Second Place Pacific Northwest Association of Toxicologists Regional Conference Corvallis, OR 2010
Postdoctoral Research Award - First Place International Neurotoxicology Conference Portland, OR 2010
Molecular Biology Specialty Section Postdoctoral Research Award - First Place Society of Toxicology Salt Lake City, UT 2010
Neurotoxicology Specialty Section Postdoctoral Poster Award - Second Place Society of Toxicology Salt Lake City, UT 2010
NIEHS Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology Oregon State University 2008-2010
Inhalation Specialty Section Graduate Student Award Society of Toxicology Seattle, WA 2008
Graduate Student Travel Award Society of Toxicology Seattle, WA 2008
Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Award University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC 2007
NIH National Graduate Student Research Festival Award National Institute of Health Chapel Hill, NC 2007
North Carolina Graduate Student Award Society of Toxicology Research Triangle Park, NC 2006
Metals Specialty Section Student Award Society of Toxicology San Diego, CA 2006
North Carolina Graduate Student Award Society of Toxicology Chapel Hill, NC 2005
Florida Bright Future Scholarship State of Florida Florida 1998-2003
Honors College University of Central Florida Gainesville, FL 1998-2003

Science Communication

Teaching Experience

Co-instructor, MCB 557: Scientific skills and ethics (3 credits)

Co-instructor, Developmental toxicology

Disclaimer

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