BAVNEET BENIPAL, Sr. Environmental Scientist - DTSC
Bavneet Benipal is a Sr. Environmental Scientist in Policy Implementation and Support Branch
of Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC). Prior to that, she was in Enforcement and
Emergency Response Division of DTSC, where she managed inspection projects of
environmental law violations and potential threats to public health and the environment. Her
previous work experience includes Adjunct Professor position at Life Chiropractic College West,
Hayward, CA where she instructed health care professional students in teaching laboratory
techniques and instructed aspects of community and environmental health. Specifically, she
developed lecture presentations to teach Public Health, Histology and Microbiology labs and
gave lecture presentations in Toxicology courses.
Bavneet received her B.S in Biochemistry from University of Michigan and her PhD in
Pharmacology from Wayne State University (School of Medicine). She completed her
postdoctoral fellowship in Institute for Environmental Medicine at University of Pennsylvania.
During her research career, she published several research articles in scientific journals such as
Environmental Technology, Biochemical Pharmacology, International Journal of Molecular
Sciences and Redox Biology journals.