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Kim Anderson
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Food Safety and Environmental Stewardship Program

Analytical Chemistry Support Core -CORE D (Core Leader)
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Robert Tanguay
Distinguished Professor
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Our laboratory uses zebrafish as a systems toxicology model to identify hazardous chemicals and the mechanisms that underlie their toxicity. We depend heavily on custom high throughput screening and genetic approaches.

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Jennifer Field
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Current general research focuses on the development and application of quantitative analytical methods for organic micropollutants and their transformation products in natural and engineered systems.  Early in her career, she focused on field-based research to investigate the fate and...

Jeffrey Jenkins
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Current research activities include field studies to examine the impact of pesticide use on air and water quality, studies designed to investigate human and wildlife exposure as a result of pesticide use in both agricultural and urban settings, studies which investigate how sub-lethal exposures...

Siva Kolluri
Professor of Cancer Research
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Our research efforts are directed toward discovering molecular targets that are selective for cancer, developing agents that are selectively toxic to cancer cells, and devising optimal combinations of therapeutic agents aimed at different molecular pathways for the prevention and treatment of...

Craig Marcus
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Dr. Craig Marcus received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison  and conducted post doctoral research at Cornell University and UW-Madison. He has served on the faculty at Purdue University, the University of New Mexico, and is currently  Professor of Toxicology and Department Head...

Staci Simonich
Professor, Assistant Department Head
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Dr. Simonich’s current research focuses on the measurement, fate, transport, and toxicity of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) transformation products during remediation and atmospheric transport.

William Stubblefield
Professor, Senior Research
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Dr. Stubblefield is an internationally recognized expert in the field of environmental toxicology, with a research focus on the area of aquatic toxicology and ecotoxicology.  Previously an adjunct faculty member, Dr. Stubblefield has recently joined EMT (Sept. 2009) full time and will be...

David Williams
Helen P. Rumbel Professor for Cancer Prevention
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My research interests focus on environmental carcinogens with an emphasis on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), formed from the incomplete combustion of carbon materials (coal, wood, petroleum, etc.).  We seek to determine not only how these chemicals cause cancer but also approaches for...

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Andrew Buermeyer
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Preservation of genomic integrity requires the proper functioning of multiple pathways for DNA replication, repair, and recombination. One critical repair pathway is DNA mismatch repair (MMR) which helps ensure genomic stability by correcting potentially mutagenic mismatches arising during DNA...

Kaci Buhl
Associate Professor (Practice)
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At the state level, I lead the Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP). The program hosts live recertification events around the state, serving over 1,000 licensed pesticide applicators each year. We also produce web-based...

Melissa Haendel
Director of Translational Data Science
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Stacey Harper
Associate Professor
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Our laboratory investigates the environmental, health and safety impacts of nanotechnology in order to support the responsible development of this rapidly growing industry. Our current lack of information on the environmental fate and toxic potential of nanomaterials prohibits us from...

Katie Murray
Associate Professor of Practice
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Katie’s academic interests lie at the intersection of food security, social and environmental justice, pesticide risk management, and IPM. Specific interests relate to understanding agricultural networks, and the socio-political barriers to sustainable agricultural progress. She is developing...

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Andrew Annalora
Assistant Professor (Sr Res)
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Research Interests Include Nuclear Hormone Receptor Signaling, Cytochrome P450 Gene Structure/Function/Characterization/Evolution; Rational Drug Development; Structure-based drug desing; Antisense Oligonucleotides and Gene-directed Therapeutics; Targeted and Untargeted Metabolomics; Vitamin D...

Susanne Brander
Assistant Professor
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As an ecotoxicologist, my research integrates the responses of aquatic organisms to endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs) and other environmental stressors, such as microplastics, across the biological hierarchy. My group focuses on discerning mechanisms of toxicity and linking the results of...

Susan Tilton
Assistant Professor
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Molecular and computational toxicology, genomics, carcinogenesis

My lab's research program utilizes molecular and computational approaches to understand mechanisms of susceptibility from combined dietary and environmental factors in lung disease with the goal of...

Lisa Truong
Deputy Director of Sinnhuber Aquatic Research Laboratory, Assistant Professor (Sr. Res)
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The overall goal of my research program is to utilize the zebrafish model to help build computational predictive toxicity models. Secondarily, my goal is to move the field to be less reliant on animal testing and to conduct...

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Frederick Berman
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Patrick Iversen
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Research Interests Involve the Study of Molecules that Disrupt the Flow of Information from DNA to Protein including:  Antisense Oligonucleotide Drug Development, Targeting Emergent Infectious Diseases, Rare Genetic Disorders, Cancer and Metabolic Syndrome; RNA Damage and Novel...

Diana Simmes
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William Baird
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Our group is elucidating the mechanisms by which chemicals induce cancer.   The research focuses on carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), widespread environmental pollutants, and how they interact with DNA to cause mutations and cancer.   Specific research projects deal with the...

Lawrence Curtis
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Frank Dost
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Jerry Hendricks
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Current research centers around the histopathology of chemically induced neoplasia in rainbow trout.  Specific research projects include: 1) Identifying natural inhibitors of carcinogenesis and understanding their mechanisms of action in rainbow trout; 2) Continued development of the rainbow...

Paul Jepson
Professor, Environmental and Molecular Toxicology
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  • Integrated pest management, including pesticide application, efficacy, drift management and ecological risk management
  • Population level risk assessment, particularly the importance of scale, landscape factors and long-term population processes
  • Applications of basic ecology...
Nancy Kerkvliet
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The overall goals of my research program are to understand the mechanisms by which chemicals of environmental significance interact with the immune system. Such interactions may result in altered immune function leading to decreased resistance to infectious diseases and increased susceptibility...

Ulo Kiigemagi
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Terry Miller
Professor Emeritus,
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My principal activities are in Extension Service outreach in environmental toxicology, pesticide toxicology, and pesticide regulations. I provide information and training, in toxicology, risk assessment, and pesticide-related areas, to many groups - the general public, pesticide applicators,...

Helmut Riedl
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Integrated pest management (IPM) on tree fruits; IPM programs as components of integrated fruit production (IFP) systems.

Research activities involve studies on the biology, ecology and management of insect and mite pests and their natural enemies on deciduous tree fruits. Main research...

Ian Tinsley
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Philip Whanger
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My main interest and research activity is on the nutritional, toxicological, and biochemical aspects of selenium.  We have purified and characterized a selenoprotein, called selenoprotein W, from the muscle of rats and the cDNA indicate that it is also present in muscle from sheep,...

James Witt
Emeritus Appointment