Researcher Profile

Jun-Yan Hong, PhD

Associate II Member, Genome Instability and Cancer Genetics Program

Member since 1997

Academic Appointment

Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health
School of Public Health
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Research Interests

  • Cancer prevention
  • Chemical and environmental carcinogens
  • Genetic polymorphisms (e.g., human cytochrome P450 1B1 [CYP1B1] which plays a critical role in the metabolic activation of a variety of pro-carcinogens)
  • Molecular epidemiology
  • Health dangers of cigarette smoke

Selected Publications

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