Molecular Toxicology

University of California, Berkeley

Overview

The PhD program in Molecular Toxicology focuses on the adverse effects of chemicals on living organisms and how these effects are modulated by genetic, physiologic, and environmental factors.

Graduate Program

Molecular Toxicology: PhD

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Faculty and Instructors

+ Indicates this faculty member is the recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award.

Faculty

John E. Casida, Professor. Pesticides, insect biology, environmental science, pest management, molecular toxicology.
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Danica Chen, Assistant Professor. Aging, stem cell, diseases of aging.
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Brenda Eskenazi, Professor. Public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, maternal & child health.
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+ Gary L. Firestone, Professor. Cancer, steroid hormones, molecular endocrinology, tumor biology, growth factors, dietary compounds, tumor cells, glucocorticoids.
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+ Tyrone Hayes, Professor. Genetics, amphibians, developmental endocrinology, steroid hormones, metamorphosis, sex differentiation, hormonal differentiation, African clawed frog, Japnanes Kajika, Pine Barrens treefrog.
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Isao Kubo, Professor. Agriculture, insect biology, pest management.
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Fenyong Liu, Professor. Public health, infectious diseases.
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Sheng Luan, Professor. Microbial biology, plant biology.
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Daniel K. Nomura, Associate Professor. Chemical biology, metabolism, toxicology, cancer.
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Barry Shane, Professor. Plant biology, health and nutrition, nutritional sciences and toxicology.
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Martyn T. Smith, Professor. Cancer, genomics, toxicology, molecular epidemiology, exposome.
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Norman Terry, Professor. Phytoremediation, Bioremediation, environmental cleanup, soil and water, plant biology, microbial biology.
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Christopher D. Vulpe, Professor. Genetics, genomics, ecotoxicology, gene expression, water quality, copper, iron, toxicology, susceptibility, environmental, ecotoxicogenomics.
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Jen-Chywan (Wally) Wang, Associate Professor. Steroid hormones, glucocorticoids, molecular physiology, Metabolic Diseases.
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Contact Information

Graduate Group in Molecular Toxicology

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Group Chair

Daniel Nomura, PhD

dnomura@berkeley.edu

Graduate Student Affairs Officer

Yasasha Ridel

Phone: 510-643-2863

yasasha@berkeley.edu

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