Gabriel L. Schlomer

Research on the intersection between genes and environments on adolescent health risk behaviors.

The World Within Reach
Gabriel L. Schlomer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

School of Education
Department: Educational and Counseling Psychology

Division of Educational Psychology and Methodology
ED 233
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Gabriel L. Schlomer is an assistant professor in the Division of Educational Psychology and Methodology at the University at Albany, SUNY. He received his Ph.D. in Family Studies and Human Development from the University of Arizona and completed post-doctoral work at Penn State as part of both the Human Development and Family Studies and Biobehavioral Health departments. His research interests center on gene-environment interplay with a focus on gene-by-environment interactions using measured genes. Current research activities include examining how candidate genes modify adolescent substance use interventions, a study on the relation between candidate genes and female pubertal timing and risky sexual behavior, and a genetically informed sibling study designed to assess fathering effects on girls’ development.