Dr. Allard received his B.Sc from University of Toulouse, France and his M.Sc in Biology of Aging from University of Paris – Rene Descartes. He completed his Ph.D. degree in Biology from the University of McGill, Canada and his post-doctoral fellowships in the laboratories of Dr Clifford Tabin and Dr Monica Colaiacovo in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School.
His work resides at the intersection of genetics, developmental biology and environmental health. Dr. Allard’s research on the reproductive and transgenerational effects of environmental chemicals has been published in several high profile journals including Cell Reports, PNAS, PLOS Genetics, and Environmental Health Perspectives.
Dr. Allard’s research has been recognized by multiple awards and grants, most notably several NIH grants, a Burroughs Wellcome Innovations in Regulatory Science Award, and a Templeton Foundation grant. Dr Allard is also a recipient of the Global Toxicology Scholar award by the Society of Toxicology in 2011 and 2014 and Governor-appointed to California’s Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee.