Working Toward a Safer Environment and Better Health
WORKING TOWARD A SAFER ENVIRONMENT

Chemicals that damage DNA can lead to cancer, aging, and other diseases.

Our mission is to detect and predict the dynamics of environmental chemicals that damage DNA, to reveal their mutagenic impact, and to uncover key genes and cellular responses that make people susceptible to disease.

MIT SRP News Update!

Study Links Childhood Cancer to NDMA Exposure

By Bevin P. Engelward

April 30, 2021

The Olin Chemical Superfund Site in Wilmington, MA, contains high levels of NDMA, a probable human carcinogen that traveled nearly a mile underground, contaminating…

PROJECTS

Real-time Sensors

Keeping water safe by
sensing toxic chemicals

Pollutant Tracking

Predicting the dynamics
of air contaminants

Mutations

Measuring and predicting mutations

Genetic Susceptibility

Revealing how genes impact disease susceptibility

Systems Biology

Impact of contaminants
in soil on health

CORES

WORKING TOWARD A SAFER ENVIRONMENT

Chemicals that damage DNA can lead to cancer, aging, and other diseases.

Our mission is to detect and predict the dynamics of environmental chemicals that damage DNA, to reveal their mutagenic impact, and to uncover key genes and cellular responses that make people susceptible to disease.

MIT SRP News Update!

Study Links Childhood Cancer to NDMA Exposure

By Bevin P. Engelward

April 30, 2021

The Olin Chemical Superfund Site in Wilmington, MA, contains high levels of NDMA, a probable human carcinogen that traveled nearly a mile underground, contaminating…

PROJECTS

Real-time Sensors

Keeping water safe by
sensing toxic chemicals

Pollutant Tracking

Predicting the dynamics
of air contaminants

Mutations

Measuring and predicting mutations

Genetic Susceptibility

Revealing how genes impact disease susceptibility

Systems Biology

Impact of contaminants
in soil on health

CORES

PROJECTS

Real-time Sensors

Keeping water safe by
sensing toxic chemicals

Pollutant Tracking

Predicting the dynamics
of air contaminants

Mutations

Measuring and predicting
mutations

Genetic Susceptibility

Revealing how genes
impact disease susceptibility

Systems Biology

Impact of contaminants
in soil on health