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Martyn Smith was appointed to the Kenneth and Marjorie Kaiser Endowed Chair in Cancer Epidemiology on April 28, 2016.
(5:30) Science for a Safer World: Superfund Research at UC Berkeley
(2:36) Understanding how Environmental Toxicants Alter DNA
(3:49) Using Yeast to Understand the Toxicity of Environmental Contaminants
(5:43) Benzene Exposure and Google Maps
(8:35) Plasmonic Mercury Sensing with Gold Nanoparticles

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We bring together public health and engineering experts to develop better methods to prevent and remediate contaminated sites and to understand and reduce effects of contamination.

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