Patrick received his B.Sc from University of Toulouse, France and his M.Sc in Biology of Aging from University of Paris – Rene Descartes. He completed his Ph.D. degree in Biology from the University of McGill, Canada and his post-doctoral fellowship in the laboratories of Dr Clifford Tabin and Dr Monica Colaiacovo in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School.
His work resides at the intersection of genetics, developmentalbiology and environmental health. Dr Allard’s research on the reproductive effects of plastics and pesticides has been published in several high profile journals including PNAS, PLOS Genetics and Environmental Health Perspectives.
Dr Allard has received multiple awards and grants including the Colgate-Palmolive research grant, the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Research grant and most notably a NIHK99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award as well as a Burroughs Wellcome Innovations in Regulatory Science Award. He was also named Global Toxicology Scholar by the Society of Toxicology in 2011 and 2014 and is a 2014/15 Hellman’s fellow.