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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Matthew Rand
Matthew D. Rand, Ph.D.
MC 2-6820
Phone: (585) 275-5459
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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.

Research Staff

Jennifer Becker
Jennifer L. Becker
Lab Technician
Thomas Scrimale
Thomas Scrimale
Lab Technician

Graduate Students

Jakob Gunderson
Research Interest:

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