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Drugs in the environment, noon-hour talk, Montreal

Event date(s): 
27 November, 2012 - 12:30 - 13:30

November 27, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Maison du développement durable and the Fondation David Suzuki invite you to a talk on medications in the environment by Sébastien Sauvé, who is a member of the foundation's scientific circle. In French.

During his presentation, Sébastien Sauvé will present the results of his research on the presence and impact of medicines, personal care products and endocrine disruptors that accumulate in sewers and sewage treatment plants in the St. Lawrence and other rivers, as well as in Montreal's drinking water.  

Sébastien Sauvé is an associate professor of environmental chemistry at the Université de Montréal. He leads a team of fifteen students and researchers in the study of the bioavailability of traditional and medicine-based contaminants in the environment. He has more than a hundred scientific articles and book chapters to his credit, dealing with the analysis of contaminants, their chemical speciation, their environmental future, and their potential effects. 


Maison du développement durable
Salle Clark (140)
50 Ste-Catherine St. West, Montreal