Welcome to Genes & Environment Laboratory

The Genes & Environment Laboratory is a part of the Environmental Health Sciences Division of School of Public Health at the University of California Berkeley. The lab is directed by Professors Martyn T. Smith, Stephen M. Rappaport, and Luoping Zhang.

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Video Presentations

Martyn Smith's presentation entitled "Example Approaches to Understanding Human Health Risks Associated with Environmental Exposures to Chemicals"

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Our People

Sarah Daniels Teaches

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GEL NEWS

  • Martyn Smith wins 2014 Alexander Hollaender Award for environmental exposure research. To read more, click here.
  • Editors at Cosmopolitan magazine consult Martyn Smith regarding the presence of formaldehyde in hair straightening treatments. To read more, click here.
  • photo6Martyn Smith presented an invited plenary lecture on the Exposome Paradigm at the annual meeting of the Chinese Society of Toxicology in Guangzhou China on November 13th. Over 1,000 Chinese scientists attended the talk. Professor Smith also gave lectures on the exposome in Beijing and Wuhan during his trip to China.
  • Martyn Smith presented an invited plenary lecture on the Exposome Paradigm at the annual meeting of the Chinese Society of Toxicology in Guangzhou China on November 13th. Over 1,000 Chinese scientists attended the talk. Professor Smith also gave lectures on the exposome in Beijing and Wuhan during his trip to China.
  • Martyn-Smith-on-the-Exposome-Paradigm-3Martyn Smith was an invited to deliver a talk at the Center for the Built Environment at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China on November 4, 2013, entitled: "The Exposome Paradigm".

GEL PUBLICATIONS

  • Shuga J, Zeng Y, Novak R, Mathies R, Hainaut P, Smith MT (2010) Selected technologies for measuring acquired genetic damage in humans. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis. Oct;51(8-9):851-70. PMID: 20872848. [PDF]
  • Ward EM, Schulte PA, Straif K, Hopf NB, Caldwell JC, Carreón T, Demarini DM, Fowler BA, Goldstein BD, Hemminki K, Hines CJ, Pursiainen KH, Kuempel E, Lewtas J, Lunn RM, Lynge E, McElvenny DM, Muhle H, Nakajima T, Robertson LW, Rothman N, Ruder AM, Schubauer-Berigan MK, Siemiatycki J, Silverman D, Smith MT, Sorahan T, Steenland K, Stevens RG, Vineis P, Zahm SH, Zeise L, Cogliano VJ (2010) Research recommendations for selected IARC-classified agents. Environ Health Perspect. Oct;118(10):1355-62. PMCID: PMC2957912. [PDF]
  • Schwilk E, Zhang L, Smith MT, Smith AH, Steinmaus C (2010) Formaldehyde and leukemia: An updated meta-analysis and evaluation of bias. J/ Occup Environ Med/. Aug 25 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 20798648. [PDF]

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