William Toscano
Office Address:
1165 Mayo
Mailing Address:

420 Delaware St SE
MMC 807 Mayo
Minneapolis, MN 55455

William Toscano, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Division of Environmental Health Sciences


PhD, Biochemistry, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, 1978
MS, Analytical Chemistry, Indiana University of PA, 1972
BS, Chemistry, Indiana University of PA, 1968
Post Doctoral, Pharmacology, University of Washington, Seattle, 1978-1980


My research interests include the action of dioxins and other polychlorinated compounds on development, the effects of environmental signals on human reproduction, and the creation of transgenic biosensors of environmental toxicants.


Chronic diseases, environment & exposures, equity, genetics, infectious disease, endocrine disruption, global health, epigenomics, social determinants of health, dioxins, human development, built environment, minority health.

Awards and Recognition

  • Member, Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health

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