Courtney G Woods


Environmental Sciences and Engineering

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REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile


166B Rosenau Hall 
135 Dauer Drive 
Campus Box 7431 
Chapel Hill 27599-7431 
T: 919-962-4660 
F: 919-966-7911


2001  University of Tennessee- Knoxville  BS, Chemical Engineering

2003  Georgia Institute of Technology  MS, Chemical Engineering

2007  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  PhD, Environmental Sciences and Engineering


ENVR 600  Environmental Health

 Research Interests

  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Environment (general)
  • Ethics
  • Global health
  • Minority health

Key Publications

Bhattacharya S, Shod LK, Zhang Q, Woods CG, Howell BA, Siler SQ, Woodhead JL, Yang Y, McCullen P, Watkins PB, Andersen ME. (2012) 
Modeling drug- and chemical- induced hepatotoxicity with systems biology approaches
Front Physiol: vol.3, p.462.

Fu J, Woods CG, Yehuda-Shnaidman E, Zhang Q, Wong V, Collins S, Sun G, Andersen ME, Pi J. (2010) 
Low-level arsenic impairs glucose-stimulated insulin secretion in pancreatic beta cells: involvement of cellular adaptive response to oxidative stress
Environ Health Perspect: vol.118, p.864-70.

Zhang Q, Pi J, Woods CG, Andersen ME. (2010) 
A systems biology perspective on Nrf2-mediated antioxidant response.
Toxicol Appl Pharmacol: vol.244, p.84-97.

Woods CG, Fu J, Xue P, Hou Y, Pluta, LJ, Yang L, Zhang Q, Thomas RS, Andersen ME, Pi J. (2009) 
Dose-dependent transitions in Nrf2-mediated adaptive response and related stress responses to hypochlorous acid in mouse macrophages
Toxicol Appl Pharm: vol.238, p.27-36.

Woods CG, Kosyk O, Bradford BU, Ross PK, Quo P, Ibrahim JG, Cunningham ML, Rusyn I. (2007) 
Time-course investigation of PPARα- and Kupffer cell-dependent effects of WY-14,643 in mouse liver using microarray gene expression
Toxicol Appl Pharm: vol.267, p.267-77.