UW Research

Center for Exposures, Diseases, Genomics, and Environment



The Center for Exposures, Diseases, Genomics, and Environment (EDGE) 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

  • 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

For more information about these services, visit our core services webpage.

Funding Information

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 2005-2021

Reporting Structure

Michael Yost, Chair, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

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