• Dr. Yong Cai's group conducts research in the field of environmental bioinorganic chemistry, biogeochemistry, and bioanalytical chemistry. Various research projects in his laboratory address many interrelated, molecular-level questions regarding the environmental fate and health effect of environmentally important metals and metalloids, such as mercury (Hg) and arsenic (As).

research interests

  • Biogeochemical cycling of mercury in aquatic environments.
    Environmental fate and transformation of arsenic.
    Metabolism, toxicology, and clinical efficacy of arsenic compounds.
    Environmental implications of engineered nanomaterials.

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full name

  • Yong Cai