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Boyer Colloquium: The Impact of Microplastics on the Environment and Human Health

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

7:00 PM

Location: Zoom™

Highland Community College will host speakers Dr. Tim Hoellein, Jodi Anne Flaws, Ph.D, and John W. Scott for discussions on how microplastics enter the environment, the ecological effects of microplastics, and the chemical effects of plastic contaminants on human health.

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Meeting ID: 881 7546 1656
Passcode: 840872

Student Program
Tuesday, April 19
2 p.m.
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Hoellein is an Associate Professor at Loyola University in Chicago researching the sources, fate, and biological interactions of pollutants including dissolved chemicals and particulate material in urban aquatic environments.

Flaws is a Professor in Comparative Biosciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign researching the mechanisms by which environmental chemicals affect the development and function of the ovary.

Scott is a Senior Chemist at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center at the University of Illinois studying legacy and emerging contaminants in the environment for the past 20 years.