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Mark Hahn

Mark Hahn

Department Chair


Senior Scientist

Office Phone: +1 508 289 3242

Fax: +1 508 457 2134

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2259


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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


B.S. Biological Sciences, 1980, Harpur College, State University of New York at Binghamton M.S. Toxicology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY Ph.D. Toxicology, 1988, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY

Research Interests

Comparative biochemistry and molecular mechanisms of chemical-biological interactions in aquatic animals; receptor-mediated mechanisms of gene regulation and toxicity; mechanisms of adaptation and acquired resistance; aquatic animal models in toxicology; molecular evolution of transcription factors involved in environmental sensing; mechanisms of response to oxidative stress; biological effects of marine natural products; comparative genomics; role of microRNAs in developmental toxicity.