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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Matthew Rand
Research Interest: Mechanisms of toxicity of the environmental contaminant and neurotoxicant methylmercury (MeHg), defining MeHg effects on early life development of neural and muscular systems at the molecular, cellular, and organismal levels using invertebrate and mammalian models, and detailed characterization of MeHg metabolism and elimination kinetics in humans.

Postdoctoral Scholars

Lok Ming Tam
Lok Ming Tam, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate

Research Staff

Thomas Scrimale
Thomas Scrimale
Research Technician III

Graduate Students

Jakob Gunderson
Research Interest:

Investigating the effect of methylmercury on adult Drosophila myogenesis via the Nrf2 pathway