Office of Research

Superfund Basic Research Program


The mission of the Superfund Basic Research Program is to characterize human health and ecological risks associated with neurotoxic chemicals that occur at Superfund hazardous waste sites, and to develop methods to remediate exposures to these agents.

Core Services Offered

Functional Genomics, Fred Farin, Director.
Research Translation and Outreach, Thomas Burbacher, Director.

Funding Information:

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 2009-2014

Reporting Structure:

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Related UW Entities:

School of Medicine, Department of Medical Genetics, Department of Pathology, Department of Genome Sciences,
School of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology,
School of Pharmacy, Department of Medicinal Chemistry,
College of the Environment, School of Forest Resources,
College of Engineering, Department of Civil & Environment Engineering

Center Details

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Director: Checkoway, Harvey
Location: Health Sciences Building, F-Wing
Year Started: 1986
Administrator / Program Manager: Chen, Jay
Administering College/School: School of Public Health 
P.I. Home Department: Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences 
Faculty Involvement: 14