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Current Students

Kadijah Abston

Kadijah Abston

Research Interest: Investigating the epigenetic basis of transgenerational behavioral alterations observed in developmental lead and stress exposed mice

Timothy Anderson

Timothy Anderson

Tyler Beach

Tyler Beach

Research Interest: Radiation induced cellular senescence

Janine Cubello

Janine Cubello

Parker Duffney

Parker Duffney

Research Interest: Using specialized pro-resolving lipid mediators to treat altered immune response to influenza seen after cigarette smoke exposure

Ashley Fields

Ashley Fields

Research Interest: To study how nutritional deficiency or supplementation influences EDCs-induced metabolic disease using a mouse model

Jakob Gunderson

Jakob Gunderson

Kelly Hanson

Kelly Hanson

Research Interest: Toll-like receptor 4 signaling and fibroblast apoptosis resistance in radiation-induced pulmonary fibrosis

Denise Herr

Denise Herr

Research Interest: The effects of ultrafine particulates from air pollution on the progression of Alzheimer's Disease.

Katrina Jew

Katrina Jew

Research Interest: The effects of ultrafine particles from air pollution on the behavioral and pathological progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

Ashley Lopez-Chavez

Ashley Lopez-Chavez

Research Interest: Developmental exposure and changes in immunological function

Connor McGuire

Connor McGuire

Jessica Meyers

Jessica Meyers

Research Interest: Investigating how developmental activation of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor affects dendritic cell function in the response to viral infection

Keith Morris-Schaffer

Keith Morris-Schaffer

Research Interest: Investigating the effects of ultrafine particulate matter on cerebellum development and motor behavior.

Brian Palmer

Brian Palmer

Research Interest: Investigating the epidermal penetration of topically applied nanoparticles and the effect they have on skin resident immune cells in a murine model

Mackenzie Palmer

Mackenzie Palmer

Ashley Peppriell

Ashley Peppriell

Sarah Phelan

Sarah Phelan

Research Interest: Studying the effects of ultraviolet radiation and topically applied nanoparticles

Christina Post

Christina Post

Research Interest: Transgenerational exposures as environmental modifiers of immune system function

Lisa Prince

Lisa Prince

Research Interest: The mechanisms and sensitive windows of methylmercury exposure on neuromuscular development, using the Drosophila embryo as a model

Ashley Rackow

Ashley Rackow

Research Interest: Investigating the dysregulation of metabolic pathways which contribute to the pathogenesis of cardiac and pulmonary fibrosis

Jasmine Reed

Jasmine Reed

Research Interest: Investigating the effects of maternal exposure to estrogenic chemicals, including BPA and TBBPA, on reproductive health and pregnancy outcomes.

Michael Rudy

Michael Rudy

Research Interest: How iron deficiency during pregnancy alters neurodevelopment in the offspring; and the behavioral, toxicological, and morphological sequelae seen later in life.

Timothy Smyth

Timothy Smyth

Research Interest: Investigating the effects of diesel exhaust particles on epithelial barrier integrity in the lung.

Keegan Vaughan

Keegan Vaughan

Research Interest: Investigating aryl hydrocarbon receptor regulation in hematopoietic stem cells

Candace Wong

Candace Wong

Research Interest: Studying the effects of ambient ultrafine particles on the biodistribution of tracer nanoparticles in an Alzheimer’s disease mouse model.

Elissa Wong

Elissa Wong

Research Interest: Investigating the effects of early life alcohol exposure on synaptic dynamics, plasticity, and microglia in the adolescent mouse brain