Nina T. Holland, PhD

Nina T. Holland, PhD

Adjunct Professor
School of Public Health
Division of Environmental Health Sciences
UC Berkeley
733 University Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-7360
Phone: (510) 455-0561
Phone: (510) 642-8781
Phone: (510) 665-2200 (lab)
Lab: Global Berkeley Campus
Office 30, 112 Building, S. 46th St.
Richmond, CA 94804
EHS Profile
School of Public Health Profile

Research Interests
Children's environmental health
Environmental Epigenetics
Molecular epidemiology
Human cytogenetics
Biological banking

Selected Publications

Holland, N
., Lizarraga, D., and Huen, K. (2015) Recent progress in the genetics and epigenetics of paraoxonase: why it is relevant to children's environmental health, Curr Opin Pediatr 27, 240-247.

Eskenazi, B., Kogut, K., Huen, K., Harley, K. G., Bouchard, M., Bradman, A., Barr, D.B., Johnson, C., and Holland, N. (2014) Organophosphate pesticide exposure, PON1, and neurodevelopment in school-age children from the CHAMACOS study, Environmental Research 134, 149-157.

Huen K,Yousefi P, Bradman A, Yan L, Harley KG, Kogut K, Eskenazi B, Holland, N. 2014. Effects of age, sex, and persistent organic pollutants on DNA methylation in children, Env.Molec Mutagenesis, 55:209-222.

Dannemiller KC, Mendell MJ, Macher JM, Kumagai K, Bradman A, Holland N, Eskenazi B, Peccia J. 2014. Next-generation DNA sequencing reveals that low fungal diversity in house dust is associated with childhood asthma development. Indoor Air 24:236-247.

Volberg, V., Heggeseth, B., Harley, K., Huen, K., Yousefi, P., Davé, V., Tyler, K., Vedar, M., Eskenazi, B., and Holland, N. 2013. Adiponectin and leptin trajectories in Mexican-American children from birth to 9 years of age, PLoS One 8, e77964.

Yousefi, P., Huen, K., Schall, R. A., Decker, A., Elboudwarej, E., Quach, H., Barcellos, L., and Holland, N. 2013. Considerations for normalization of DNA methylation data by Illumina 450K BeadChip assay in population studies, Epigenetics 8:11,1-12.

Huen K, Harley K, Beckman K, Eskenazi B, Holland N: Associations of PON1 and Genetic Ancestry with Obesity in Early Childhood, PLoS ONE, 2013

Holland, N., Fucic, A., Merlo, D. F., Sram, R., and Kirsch-Volders, M. 2011. Micronuclei in neonates and children: effects of environmental, genetic, demographic and disease variables, Mutagenesis 26, 51-56.

Holland, N., Furlong, C., Bastaki, M., Richter, R., Bradman, A., Huen, K., Beckman, K., and Eskenazi, B. 2006.Paraoxonase polymorphisms, haplotypes, and enzyme activity in Latino mothers and newborns, Environ Health Perspect114, 985-991.

Holland, N. T., Pfleger, L., Berger, E., Ho, A., and Bastaki, M. 2005.Molecular epidemiology biomarkers--sample collection and processing considerations, Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 206, 261-268.

Other Information
Director of the Children's Environmental Health Laboratory, SPH Biorepository, Global Berkeley Campus, Richmond CA
Committee for Protection of Human Subjects, UC Berkeley
Regents and Chancellors Scholarship Committee, UC Berkeley
Pregnancy and Children Epigenetics International Consortium (PACE)
International Committee on Micronucleus Assay in Human Populations (HUMN)

PH256: Molecular & Genetic Epidemiology and Human Health in the 21st Century (Spring)