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Molecular Toxicology and Carcinogenesis researchers working in the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences at Penn State.
  • Professor of Molecular Toxicology and Carcinogenesis
  • Associate Chair, Molecular Cellular and Integrative Biosciences Graduate Program


814-865-7170

  • Assistant Professor


814-865-0794

Areas of Expertise

  • Genomics
  • Human Genetics
  • Exposome
  • Genetic Interactions (Epistasis)
  • Gene-Environment Interactions
  • Complex Disease
  • Precision Medicine
  • Biomedical Informatics
  • Metabolomics
  • Professor Emeritus of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
  • Academy of Toxicological Sciences


814-863-1625

Areas of Expertise

  • Molecular Toxicology
  • Nuclear Receptors
  • Gene Regulation
  • Tombros Early Career Professor
  • Professor of Molecular Toxicology
  • Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology


814-867-4565

Areas of Expertise

  • Metabolomics
  • Microbiome
  • Drug Metabolism
  • Metabolism
  • Environmental Contaminants
  • H. Thomas and Dorothy Willits Hallowell Chair in Agricultural Sciences


814-865-0400

Areas of Expertise

  • microbiome
  • aryl hydrocarbon receptor
  • dioxin
  • drug metabolism
  • toxicology
  • transcriptional regulation
  • Distinguished Professor of Molecular Toxicology & Carcinogenesis
  • Deputy Director, The Penn State Cancer Institute


814-863-1387

Areas of Expertise

  • Molecular toxicology and carcinogenesis
  • Nuclear receptors
  • Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors
  • Cancer
  • Lipid metabolism
  • Department Head
  • Professor of Immunology and Molecular Toxicology
  • Co-Leader of Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis Program, Penn State Cancer Institute


814-863-8976

Areas of Expertise

  • Micronutrient Selenium, Selenoproteins, and Redox Homeostasis
  • Macrophage Biology
  • Pathways of Inflammation and Resolution (wound healing)
  • Cancer (Leukemia) and Leukemia Stem Cells
  • Redox Regulation of Erythropoiesis During Inflammation
  • The Role of Selenoproteins in Gut Inflammation
  • Bioactive Lipid Mediators- Prostaglandins & Leukotrienes
  • Distinguished Professor Emeritus
  • Director Emeritus The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences


  • Professor of Molecular Toxicology
  • Molecular Toxicology Undergraduate Advisor


814-863-8532

Areas of Expertise

  • Toxicology
  • Nuclear receptors
  • Molecular Nutrition
  • Drug Discovery
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation