Graham Sustainability Institute

Sergei Chernyak

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Associate Research Scientist
  • Public Health
    • Environmental Health Sciences

Sergei Chernyak studies organic contaminants in water, air and biota and their impact on human health. He has played a significant role in researching the PDBE and PCB problems in the Great Lakes region. He has also worked extensively in Artic and Polar ecosystems, studying effects of pesticides and other contaminants in pristine environments. Finally, he has also led research to investigate contaminated coral ecosystems in the equatorial Pacific Ocean.

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

My work contributes directly toward solving the United Nations SDGs listed below. Learn more.

No PovertyZero HungerGood Health and Well-BeingQuality EducationClean Water and SanitationAffordable and Clean EnergySustainable Cities and CommunitiesLife on LandPartnerships for the Goals


The affiliations listed below show engagement with the Graham Sustainability Institute.

  • Emerging Opportunities
    • Integrated Assessments
      • International IA
        • Team Member
  • Water Center
    • Event Participant
      • WC Lunches