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Van Winkle Lab


Laura S Van Winkle, PhD DABT

  • Associate Adjunct Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Cell Biology
  • Associate Research Cell Biologist, Ceneter for Health and the Environment, John Muir Institute of the Environment

  • Research Interests: The effects of air pollution on childhood health and disease. The role of sex-differences and xenobiotic metabolism in lung toxicopathology. Air pollution including tobacco smoke, naphthalenes, particulates and ozone. Cell proliferation and mechanisms of cytoxicity. Lung development. Cell-cell interactions in lung wound healing, in lung disease (lung cancer and asthma) and during lung development. Microscopes and imaging methods.

  • Training:

    PhD Pharmacology and Toxicology, UC Davis

    B.S. Pharmacology, UC Santa Barbara

  • Professional Affliations:

    American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)
    Society of Toxicology (SOT)
    American Physiological Society (APS)
    American Thoracic Society (ATS)

  • Graduate Groups:

    Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Group (PTX)
    Comparative Pathology Graduate Group (Comp Path)

  • Honors, Awards and Certifications:

    Diplomate American Board of Toxicology (DABT) 2002-Present
    UC Davis Academic Federation Professional Devt Award Fall 2010
    Young Investigator Award, 2008 Inhalation and Respiratory Speciality Section SOT
    American Lung Association Research Fellow 1997-1999

Contact Information

Laura Van Winkle Lab
Center for Health and the Environment

Bldg 3792 Rm 129
Old Davis Rd
Davis, CA 95616


(530) 754-9060


pcedwards at ucdavis dot edu |


Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm

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