This is a renewal of the University of Southern California T32 training grant in "Environmental Genomics," aimed at providing multidisciplinary education and research training for five pre-doctoral and three postdoctoral trainees. For Ph.D. candidates, the Program involves a rigorous program of course work based on our existing Ph.D. degree programs in Epidemiology, Molecular Epidemiology, Statistical Genetics &Genetic Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, with a well defined set of core knowledge aimed a bridging these various fields. At the postdoctoral level, the emphasis is on research experience within one of the leading research departments in the country, with extensive portfolios of grant support in environmental epidemiology, genetics, biostatistics, and bioinformatics and superb faculty for mentorship. The investigators'goal is to position their trainees for leadership positions in this rapidly evolving field, by bringing togethr expertise in field studies, molecular techniques, and statistical and bioinformatic tools. Public Health Relevance: The next generation of investigators in environmental health will need broad multidisciplinary training. The investigators aim to provide pre- and postdoctoral trainees with training in environmental, genetic, and molecular epidemiology, biostatistics, and bioinformatics to become leading investigators investigating the complex pathways that lead from environmental exposures to disease in human populations.
The next generation of investigators in environmental health will need broad multidisciplinary training. The investigators aim to provide pre- and postdoctoral trainees with training in environmental, genetic, and molecular epidemiology, biostatistics, and bioinformatics to become leading investigators investigating the complex pathways that lead from environmental exposures to disease in human populations.
|Dowty, J G; Lee, E; McKean-Cowdin, R et al. (2014) Estimating risks for variants of unknown significance according to their predicted pathogenicity classes with application to BRCA1. Breast Cancer Res Treat 144:171-7|
|Walker, Ryan W; Allayee, Hooman; Inserra, Alessandro et al. (2014) Macrophages and fibrosis in adipose tissue are linked to liver damage and metabolic risk in obese children. Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:1512-9|
|Wang, Hansong; Burnett, Terrilea; Kono, Suminori et al. (2014) Trans-ethnic genome-wide association study of colorectal cancer identifies a new susceptibility locus in VTI1A. Nat Commun 5:4613|
|Walker, Ryan W; Dumke, Kelly A; Goran, Michael I (2014) Fructose content in popular beverages made with and without high-fructose corn syrup. Nutrition 30:928-35|
|Hricko, Andrea; Rowland, Glovioell; Eckel, Sandrah et al. (2014) Global trade, local impacts: lessons from California on health impacts and environmental justice concerns for residents living near freight rail yards. Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:1914-41|
|Gribble, Matthew O; Around Him, Deana M (2014) Ethics and Community Involvement in Syntheses Concerning American Indian, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian Health: A Systematic Review. AJOB Empir Bioeth 5:1-24|
|Gribble, Matthew O; Tang, Wan-Yee; Shang, Yan et al. (2014) Differential methylation of the arsenic (III) methyltransferase promoter according to arsenic exposure. Arch Toxicol 88:275-82|
|Zhang, Ben; Jia, Wei-Hua; Matsuda, Koichi et al. (2014) Large-scale genetic study in East Asians identifies six new loci associated with colorectal cancer risk. Nat Genet 46:533-42|
|Catsburg, Chelsea E; Gago-Dominguez, Manuela; Yuan, Jian-Min et al. (2014) Dietary sources of N-nitroso compounds and bladder cancer risk: findings from the Los Angeles bladder cancer study. Int J Cancer 134:125-35|
|McKean-Cowdin, Roberta; Razavi, Pedram; Barrington-Trimis, Jessica et al. (2013) Trends in childhood brain tumor incidence, 1973-2009. J Neurooncol 115:153-60|
Showing the most recent 10 out of 18 publications