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Portrait of John Essigman

John Essigmann

  • William R. & Betsy P. Leitch Professor in Residence Professor of Chemistry, Toxicology, and Biological Engineering
  • Center for Environmental Health Science
  • Department of Biological Engineering

John Essigmann is a professor of biological engineering, chemistry and toxicology in the MIT Department of Biological Engineering. He was trained in toxicology at MIT and later became Associate Head of the Department of Chemistry, Director of the Center for Environmental Health Sciences and Director of the MIT T32 Training Program in Toxicology. His expertise focuses on the responses of cells to DNA damaging agents. 

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