John T. and Paige S. Smith Professorship in Agricultural Sciences
Director, Center for Molecular Toxicology and Carcinogenesis
College of Agricultural Sciences
Phone number(s): 
(814) 865-0400
Office Address: 
309A Life Sciences Building
PSIEE Research Theme: 
Health and the Environment
Research Summary: 

Research focuses on molecular mechanism(s) of toxicity, dioxin-mediated signal transduction, regulation of cellular homeostasis by the Ah receptor, Ah receptor-mediated control of gene expression and biochemistry of heat shock protein complexes. Research is interested in the long-term health effects of persistent exposure to industrial pollutants.