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Principal Investigator

Deborah Cory-SlechtaDeborah Cory-Slechta, Ph.D.
MC 2-6812
Phone: (585) 275-7060

Defining the impact of environmental chemicals (e.g., metals and air pollution) on brain development and behavior, with emphasis on attributable risk to neurodevelopmental disorders.


Marissa TerryMarissa Sobolewski Terry, Ph.D.

Phone: (585) 276-6742

Neurotoxicology, Etiology of neurobehavioral disease, Endocrine dysfunction, Synergistic Toxicity.

Postdoctoral Scholars

Carolyn KlockeCarolyn Klocke, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Analysis of the neurodevelopmental and behavioral consequences of early-life exposure to air pollution

Technicians and Staff

Katherine Bachmann-ConradKatherine Bachmann-Conrad
Technical Associate
Phone: (585) 275-2715

Katherine HarveyKatherine Harvey
Laboratory Technician

Elena MarvinElena Marvin
Technical Associate

Graduate Students

Kadijah AbstonKadijah Deniece Abston
Graduate Student

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

Keith Morris-SchafferKeith Morris-Schaffer
Graduate Student

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