Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, University of California-Berkeley
Campus Affiliation: Brooklyn College
Research Interests: Occupational & environmental health, biological monitoring in industrial hygiene, epidemiology and risk assessment, ethical use of genetic testing, environmental justice
Primary Teaching Areas
Urban environmental health, physiology and pathophysiology, occupational health/industrial hygiene
Grassman, JA, Chernyak YI, Merinova AP, Brodsky ES, Shelepchikov AA (2006) Dioxin exposure and gene expression in firefighters. Organohalogen Compounds 68: 2128-2131.
Chernyak, Y.I., Grassman, J. A., Shelepchikov, A.A. (2005) Markers of dioxin exposure and effect in firefighters who suppressed the "Irkutskcable" fire. Occupational Health and Industrial Ecology, 12: 41-46 (in Russian)
Chernyak, Yuri, I., Grassman, Jean, Merinova, Alla P., Vereschagin, Andrew L., Ziryanova, Nina Y. and Chernay, Rufina Y. (2005) Antipyrine metabolism in firefighters participating in the 1992 Irkutsckcable factor fire in Shelekhov, Russia. Organohalogen Compounds 67: 2422-2426.
Landi MT, Bergen AW, Baccarelli A, Patterson DG Jr, Grassman J, Ter-Minassian M,Mocarelli P, Caporaso N, Masten SA, Pesatori AC, Pittman GS, Bell DA (2005) CYP1A1 and CYP1B1 genotypes, haplotypes, and TCDD-induced gene expression in subjects from Seveso, Italy. Toxicology 207:191-202.
Baccarelli A, Pesatori AC, Masten SA, Patterson DG Jr, Needham LL, Mocarelli P, Caporaso NE, Consonni D, Grassman JA, Bertazzi PA, Landi MT (2004) Aryl-hydrocarbon receptor-dependent pathway and toxic effects of TCDD in humans: a population-based study in Seveso, Italy. Toxicol Lett. 149:287-93
Landi, Maria Teresa, Bertazzi, Pier Alberto, Baccarelli, Andrea, Consonni, Dario, Masten, Scott, Lucier, George, Mocarelli, P, Needham, Larry, Caporaso, Neil and Jean Grassman (2003) TCDD-mediated alterations in AHR-dependent pathways in Seveso, Italy 20 years after the accident. Carcinogenesis, 24:673
BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MS, University of California-Berkeley
PhD, University of California-Berkeley