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Larry W.  Robertson, PhD
Professor of Occupational & Environmental Health
Email: larry-robertson@uiowa.edu
Phone: (319) 335-4554

EHSRC Role(s): Oxidative Stress and Metabolism


Dr. Robertson's primary area of research is the mechanism(s) of toxicity of polyhalogenated aromatic hydrocarbons. Members of this class include the polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), dibenzodioxins, dibenzofurans and various pesticides. Dr. Robertson's research on these important environmental pollutants include studies of their effects on gene regulation, their metabolism to electrophilic species and their binding to nucleophiles, including amino acids, nucleotides and DNA.

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