publications

2017 | Patrick Allard, et al – Has Toxicity Testing Moved into the 21st Century? A Survey and Analysis of Perceptions in the Field of Toxicology

Patrick Allard, ISG faculty, along with Virginia Zaunbrecher, Elizabeth Beryt, Daniela Parodi, Donatello Telesca, Joseph Doherty, and Timothy Malloy, published the paper titled “Has Toxicity Testing Moved into the 21st Century? A Survey and Analysis of Perceptions in the Field of Toxicology” in the August 2017 issue of Environmental Health Perspectives. ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND:Ten years ago, leaders in the field of toxicology called for a transformation…

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2017 | Aaron Panofsky, et al – When Genetics Challenges a Racist’s Identity: Genetic Ancestry Testing among White Nationalists

Aaron Panofsky, ISG faculty, and Joan Donovan, former ISG postdoctoral fellow now at  Data & Society Research Institute, have published a paper titled “When Genetics Challenges a Racist’s Identity: Genetic Ancestry Testing among White Nationalists,” August 17, 2017. Abstract: This paper considers the emergence of new forms of race-making using a qualitative analysis of online discussions of individuals’ genetic ancestry test…

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2016 | Christina Palmer, Janet Sinsheimer, et al – Bilingual approach to online cancer genetics education for Deaf American Sign Language users produces greater knowledge and confidence than English text only: A randomized study

ISG faculty, Christina Palmer, Janet Sinsheimer, and previous ISG affiliate faculty member, Patrick Boudreault, have published a paper titled “Bilingual approach to online cancer genetics education for Deaf American Sign Language users produces greater knowledge and confidence than English text only: A randomized study,” with Disability and Health Journal, 2016. ABSTRACT: Introduction: Deaf American Sign Language-users (ASL) have limited access to cancer genetics information…

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2016 | Patrick Allard, et al – Exposure to the BPA-Substitute Bisphenol S Causes Unique Alterations of Germline Function

ISG faculty, Patrick Allard, and two Human Biology & Society students, among others, have published a paper entitled “Exposure to the BPA-Substitute Bisphenol S Causes Unique Alterations of Germline Function,” with PLOS Genetics, 2016. ABSTRACT: Concerns about the safety of Bisphenol A, a chemical found in plastics, receipts, food packaging and more, have led to its replacement with substitutes now…

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2016 | Erik Gjesfjeld, Christopher Kelty, Michael Alfaro, et al – Competition and extinction explain the evolution of diversity in American automobiles

ISG postdoctoral fellow, Erik Gjesfjeld, and ISG faculty, Christopher Kelty and Michael Alfaro, have published a paper titled “Competition and extinction explain the evolution of diversity in American automobiles,” with Palgrave Communications, 2016 ABSTRACT: One of the most remarkable aspects of our species is that while we show surprisingly little genetic diversity, we demonstrate astonishing amounts of cultural diversity. Perhaps…

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