University of Washington School of Public Health
Lucio Costa: Winter 2010 Distinguished Faculty Lecture
Dr. Lucio Costa will present the School's Winter 2010 Distinguished Faculty Lecture. Dr. Costa is Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences and the Director of the Neurotoxicology Research Core at the School's NIEHS Center in Ecogenetics and Environmental Health. Since arriving at the UW in 1983, his work has focused on identifying the mechanisms by which chemicals cause harm to the human nervous system and finding ways to help protect people from the damage. In addition to his research, he teaches graduate courses in Neurotoxicology and Environmental and Occupational Toxicology, and he has mentored and advised countless students, from undergraduates to PhD students.