Environmental Toxicology

Research in environmental toxicology address toxicological issues related to environmental quality and health. Primary areas of focus include water quality and its effect on wildlife and humans; environmental contaminants and food safety (e.g. mercury or PCB’s in fish or shellfish); environmental contaminants and gene expression in humans; the status and trends of fish and wildlife species, including threatened and endangered species; ecological risk assessment and policy; and chemical hazards in households such as lead.