Office of Research

Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health


The Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health (CEEH) strives to understand and communicate how genetic factors influence human susceptibility to environmental health risks. Researchers affiliated with the Center focus on the biochemical and molecular mechanisms underlying human variability in response to environmental exposures.

Core Services Offered

More information about the following services can be seen here:
Integrative Environmental Health Sciences Facility Core
Functional Genomics & Proteomics Facility Core
Exposure Assessment, Biomarkers & Metabolomics Facility Core
Community Outreach & Ethics Core
Career Development and Mentoring Core

Funding Information:

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 2005-2021

Reporting Structure:

Michael Yost, Chair Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Related UW Entities:

School of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology,
School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutics, Medicinal Chemistry Program,
School of Medicine, Department of Genome Sciences, Department of Pathology, Department of Pharmacology, Department of Bioethics & Humanities, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Comparative Medicine, Department of Medical Genetics, Department of Urology, Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery, Department of Neurology, Department of Metabolism, Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Department of Cardiology, Department of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, Department of General Internal Medicine,
School of Nursing, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems,
UW College of Engineering, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering,
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Center Details

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Director: Kavanagh, Terrance
Location: 4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98105
Year Started: 1995
Administrator / Program Manager: Guzy, Liz
Administering College/School: School of Public Health 
P.I. Home Department: Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences 
Faculty Involvement: 85