Event: Exploiting a Fungal Remedial Method for Tackling the Forever Chemical Problem

Join a Groundbreaking PFAS Seminar!

We invite you to attend an innovative seminar exploring cutting-edge solutions to the persistent challenge of PFAS contamination. Join leading researchers Dr. Jiwei Zhang from the University of Minnesota and Dr. Lesley Putman from Northern Michigan University as they present their latest findings on fungal remediation methods for "forever chemicals." This event offers a unique opportunity to learn about pioneering approaches in environmental remediation and engage with experts at the forefront of PFAS research. Don't miss this chance to be part of the conversation shaping the future of environmental protection!

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Event Details and Schedule

Date: July 22nd, 2024
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: The Science Building 3803, Northern Michigan University



  1. Dr. Jiwei Zhang, University of Minnesota
    Presentation: "Exploiting a Fungal Remedial Method for Tackling the Forever Chemical Problem"
  2. Dr. Lesley Putman, Northern Michigan University
    Presentation: "Uptake of PFOS and PFOA from Contaminated Soil by Hemp"


9:00 AM - Coffee
10:00 AM - Dr. Zhang's presentation
11:00 AM - Dr. Lesley's presentation


Additional Information:

  • This seminar is part of Dr. Zhang's visit to discuss innovative approaches to PFAS remediation
  • Open to researchers, students, and interested parties
  • Q&A session will follow presentations

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