L. M. Ball


Environmental Sciences & Engineering

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Environmental Sciences & Engineering

L. M. Ball’s Biosketch
Curriculum Vitae
LM Ball’s website
Occupational and Environmental Exposure Science Program
North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile

158 Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7431
Chapel Hill 27599-7431
T: 919-966-7306
F: 919-966-7911


1972 University of Bristol BSc, Biochemistry
1976 St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School, University of London PhD, Biochemistry


Key publications
Ye W., Sangaiah R., Degen D.E., Gold A.., Jayaraj K., Koshlap K.M., Boysen G., Williams J., Tomer K.B., Mocanu V., Dicheva D., Parker C.E., Schaaper R.M. and Ball L.M. (2009) An Iminohydantoin Lesion Induced in DNA by Peracids and Other Epoxidizing Oxidants. J. Amer. Chem. Soc.: vol.131, p.6114-6123.
Park J, Ball LM, Richardson SD, Zhu HB, Aitken MD (2008) Oxidative Mutagenicity Of Polar Fractions From Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon-Contaminated Soils. Environ Toxicol Chem: vol.27, p.2207-2215.
Ye, W., Sangaiah, R., Degen, D.E., Gold, A., Jayaraj, K., Koshlap, K.M., Boysen, G., Williams, J., Tomer, K.B., and Ball, L.M. (2006) A 2-Iminohydantoin from the Oxidation of Guanine. Chem Res Toxicol: vol.19, p.506-510.
Singleton, D.R., Sangaiah, R., Gold, A., Ball, L.M., and Aitken, M.D. (2006) Identification and quantification of uncultivated Proteobacteria associated with pyrene degradation in a bioreactor treating PAH-contaminated soil. Environ Microbiol: vol.8, p.1736-1745.
Ball, L.M., Renwick, A.G. and Williams, R.T. (1977) The fate of [14C]saccharin in man, rat, and rabbit, and of 2-sulphamoyl[14C]benzoic acid in the rat. Xenobiotica: vol.7, p.189-203.