Human biomonitoring – you have thousands of chemicals in you, but does it really matter?

Photographer: Riley Brandt
University of Calgary, 2012

Dr. Court Sandau is proud to be giving a classroom lecture at the University of Calgary on October 30th for the class ENSC 502.  The class theme this year is City Ecosystem Management and Pollution Control.  His seminar: Human   – you have thousands of chemicals in you, but does it really matter? will begin at 8:00AM.

Dr. Sandau has been conducting and interpreting human and wildlife biomonitoring data since 1995.  He began his work on biomonitoring during his PhD at Carleton University and working at the National Wildlife Research Center.  He later moved onto the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia before returning home to Calgary and starting his own consulting company that specializes is niche chemistry and biomonitoring issues.

His guest lecture will cover the fundamentals of biomonitoring, the analytical capabilities of today and how it impacts biomonitoring and how we may come to grips with the thousands of chemicals that are found in each and every one of us.