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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

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

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.

Technicians and Staff

Thomas ScrimaleThomas Scrimale
Lab Technician

Daria VorojeikinaDaria Vorojeikina
Sr. Technician, Lab Manager

Graduate Students

Jakob GundersonJakob Gunderson
Graduate Student

Ashley PeppriellAshley Peppriell
Graduate Student

Lisa PrinceLisa Prince
Graduate Student

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