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UW Engineering Lecture Series – The Future of Food 2
October 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Human and Ecosystem Health: Arsenic in Food, Water, Plants and Animals
Hosted at UW-Seattle Kane Hall Room 130
Rebecca Neumann, Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering
Arsenic is a naturally occurring but carcinogenic pollutant. Its ubiquitous presence in natural and agricultural environments threatens global food security and negatively affects the health of millions of people worldwide. Professor Neumann, an arsenic expert, is advancing knowledge of how arsenic in local and global settings affects food and water quality, and the health of ecosystems.