Patrick Allard

Professor, Institute for Society And Genetics, University of California Los Angeles


Education and Training

Harvard Medical SchoolPostdoctoral Fellowship10/2012Genetics
McGill UniversityPh.D.09/2005Biology


  1. Verdikt R, Armstrong AA, Cheng J, Hwang YS, Clark AT, Yang X, Allard P. Metabolic memory of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol exposure in pluripotent stem cells and primordial germ cells-like cells.. eLife, 2023.
  2. Levenson MT, Barrere-Cain R, Truong L, Chen YW, Shuck K, Panter B, Reich E, Yang X, Allard P. Protocol for nuclear dissociation of the adult C. elegans for single-nucleus RNA sequencing and its application for mapping environmental responses.. STAR protocols, 2023.
  3. Verdikt R, Armstrong AA, Cheng J, Hwang YS, Clark AT, Yang X, Allard P. Metabolic memory of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol exposure in pluripotent stem cells and primordial germ cells-like cells.. bioRxiv : the preprint server for biology, 2023.
  4. Truong L, Chen YW, Barrere-Cain R, Levenson MT, Shuck K, Xiao W, da Veiga Beltrame E, Panter B, Reich E, Sternberg PW, Yang X, Allard P. Single-nucleus resolution mapping of the adult C. elegans and its application to elucidate inter- and trans-generational response to alcohol.. Cell reports, 2023.
  5. Verdikt R, Armstrong AA, Allard P. Transgenerational inheritance and its modulation by environmental cues.. Current topics in developmental biology, 2022.
  6. Le Goff A, Louvel S, Boullier H, Allard P. Toxicoepigenetics for Risk Assessment: Bridging the Gap Between Basic and Regulatory Science.. Epigenetics insights, 2022.
  7. Ooi SKT, Jiang H, Kang Y, Allard P. Examining the Developmental Trajectory of an in Vitro Model of Mouse Primordial Germ Cells following Exposure to Environmentally Relevant Bisphenol A Levels.. Environmental health perspectives, 2021.
  8. Verdikt R, Allard P. Metabolo-epigenetics: the interplay of metabolism and epigenetics during early germ cells development. Biology of reproduction, 2021.
  9. Shafer CM, Tseng A, Allard P, McEvoy MM. Strength of Cu-efflux response in Escherichia coli coordinates metal resistance in Caenorhabditis elegans and contributes to the severity of environmental toxicity.. The Journal of biological chemistry, 2021.
  10. Wang HD, Allard P. Challenging dogmas: How transgenerational epigenetics reshapes our views on life.. Journal of experimental zoology. Part A, Ecological and integrative physiology, 2021.
  11. Le Goff A, Allard P, Landecker H. Heritable changeability: Epimutation and the legacy of negative definition in epigenetic concepts.. Studies in history and philosophy of science, 2021.
  12. Bline AP, Le Goff A, Allard P. What Is Lost in the Weismann Barrier?. Journal of developmental biology, 2020.
  13. Barrere-Cain R, Allard P. An Understudied Dimension: Why Age Needs to Be Considered When Studying Epigenetic-Environment Interactions.. Epigenetics insights, 2020.
  14. Liu J, Yu C, Doherty TM, Akbari O, Allard P, Rehan VK. Perinatal nicotine exposure-induced transgenerational asthma: Effects of reexposure in F1 gestation.. FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, 2020.
  15. Lin Y, Qiu X, Liu J, Tseng CH, Allard P, Araujo JA, Zhu Y. Different temporal trends of exposure to Bisphenol A among international travelers between Los Angeles and Beijing.. Environment international, 2020.
  16. Dubois M, Louvel S, Le Goff A, Guaspare C, Allard P. Epigenetics in the public sphere: interdisciplinary perspectives.. Environmental epigenetics, 2019.
  17. Lee H, Huang AY, Wang LK, Yoon AJ, Renteria G, Eskin A, Signer RH, Dorrani N, Nieves-Rodriguez S, Wan J, Douine ED, Woods JD, Dell'Angelica EC, Fogel BL, Martin MG, Butte MJ, Parker NH, Wang RT, Shieh PB, Wong DA, Gallant N, Singh KE, Tavyev Asher YJ, Sinsheimer JS, Krakow D, Loo SK, Allard P, Papp JC, Undiagnosed Diseases Network, Palmer CGS, Martinez-Agosto JA, Nelson SF. Diagnostic utility of transcriptome sequencing for rare Mendelian diseases.. Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics, 2019.
  18. Chen Y, Panter B, Hussain A, Gibbs K, Ferreira D, Allard P. BPA interferes with StAR-mediated mitochondrial cholesterol transport to induce germline dysfunctions.. Reproductive toxicology (Elmsford, N.Y.), 2019.
  19. Silverman EK, Allard P, Loscalzo J, Mulvihill JJ, Korrick SA, Undiagnosed Diseases Network. Reported environmental exposures are inversely associated with obtaining a genetic diagnosis in the Undiagnosed Diseases Network.. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 2019.
  20. Wang M, Chen Y, Kickhoefer VA, Rome LH, Allard P, Mahendra S. A Vault-Encapsulated Enzyme Approach for Efficient Degradation and Detoxification of Bisphenol A and Its Analogues.. ACS sustainable chemistry & engineering, 2019.
  21. Shu L, Meng Q, Diamante G, Tsai B, Chen YW, Mikhail A, Luk H, Ritz B, Allard P, Yang X. Prenatal Bisphenol A Exposure in Mice Induces Multitissue Multiomics Disruptions Linking to Cardiometabolic Disorders.. Endocrinology, 2019.
  22. Camacho J, Allard P. Histone Modifications: Epigenetic Mediators of Environmental Exposure Memory.. Epigenetics insights, 2018.
  23. Weinhouse C, Truong L, Meyer JN, Allard P. Caenorhabditis elegans as an emerging model system in environmental epigenetics.. Environmental and molecular mutagenesis, 2018.
  24. Camacho J, Truong L, Kurt Z, Chen YW, Morselli M, Gutierrez G, Pellegrini M, Yang X, Allard P. The Memory of Environmental Chemical Exposure in C. elegans Is Dependent on the Jumonji Demethylases jmjd-2 and jmjd-3/utx-1.. Cell reports, 2018.
  25. Angrish MM, Allard P, McCullough SD, Druwe IL, Helbling Chadwick L, Hines E, Chorley BN. Epigenetic Applications in Adverse Outcome Pathways and Environmental Risk Evaluation.. Environmental health perspectives, 2018.
  26. Wu CE, Yu CW, Chang KW, Chou WH, Lu CY, Ghelfi E, Wu FC, Jan PS, Huang MC, Allard P, Lin SP, Ho HN, Chen HF. Comparative global immune-related gene profiling of somatic cells, human pluripotent stem cells and their derivatives: implication for human lymphocyte proliferation.. Experimental & molecular medicine, 2017.
  27. Zaunbrecher V, Beryt E, Parodi D, Telesca D, Doherty J, Malloy T, Allard P. Has Toxicity Testing Moved into the 21st Century? A Survey and Analysis of Perceptions in the Field of Toxicology.. Environmental health perspectives, 2017.
  28. Malloy T, Zaunbrecher V, Beryt E, Judson R, Tice R, Allard P, Blake A, Cote I, Godwin H, Heine L, Kerzic P, Kostal J, Marchant G, McPartland J, Moran K, Nel A, Ogunseitan O, Rossi M, Thayer K, Tickner J, Whittaker M, Zarker K. Advancing alternatives analysis: The role of predictive toxicology in selecting safer chemical products and processes.. Integrated environmental assessment and management, 2017.
  29. Chen Y, Shu L, Qiu Z, Lee DY, Settle SJ, Que Hee S, Telesca D, Yang X, Allard P. Exposure to the BPA-Substitute Bisphenol S Causes Unique Alterations of Germline Function.. PLoS genetics, 2016.
  30. Lundby Z, Camacho J, Allard P. Fast Functional Germline and Epigenetic Assays in the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 2016.
  31. Allard P. Emerging Toxicity Models from Emerging Scientists.. Toxicology research, 2015.
  32. Parodi DA, Sjarif J, Chen Y, Allard P. Reproductive toxicity and meiotic dysfunction following exposure to the pesticides Maneb, Diazinon and Fenarimol.. Toxicology research, 2015.
  33. Ferreira DW, Allard P. Models of germ cell development and their application for toxicity studies.. Environmental and molecular mutagenesis, 2015.
  34. Parodi DA, Damoiseaux R, Allard P. Comprehensive assessment of germline chemical toxicity using the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE, 2015.
  35. Hill RA, Pyper BJ, Lawrence GS, Mann GS, Allard P, Mackintosh CE, Healey N, Dwyer J, Trowell J. Using sparse dose-response data for wildlife risk assessment.. Integrated environmental assessment and management, 2013.
  36. Allard P, Kleinstreuer NC, Knudsen TB, Colaiácovo MP. A C. elegans screening platform for the rapid assessment of chemical disruption of germline function.. Environmental health perspectives, 2013.
  37. Allard P, Colaiácovo MP. Mechanistic insights into the action of Bisphenol A on the germline using C. elegans.. Cell cycle (Georgetown, Tex.), 2011.
  38. Allard P, Colaiácovo MP. Bisphenol A impairs the double-strand break repair machinery in the germline and causes chromosome abnormalities.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2010.
  39. Allard P, Fairbrother A, Hope BK, Hull RN, Johnson MS, Kapustka L, Mann G, McDonald B, Sample BE. Recommendations for the development and application of wildlife toxicity reference values.. Integrated environmental assessment and management, 2010.
  40. Yang Q, Allard P, Huang M, Zhang W, Clarke HJ. Proteasomal activity is required to initiate and to sustain translational activation of messenger RNA encoding the stem-loop-binding protein during meiotic maturation in mice.. Biology of reproduction, 2009.