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Personnel

Principal Investigator

Matthew RandMatthew D. Rand, Ph.D.
MC 2-6820
Phone: (585) 275-5459
matthew_rand@urmc.rochester.edu

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

Samuel CaitoSamuel Caito, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist
samuel_caito@urmc.rochester.edu

Thomas ScrimaleThomas Scrimale
Lab Technician
thomas_scrimale@urmc.rochester.edu

Daria VorojeikinaDaria Vorojeikina
Sr. Technician, Lab Manager
daria_vorojeikina@urmc.rochester.edu

Graduate Students

Lisa PrinceLisa Prince
Graduate Student
lisa_prince@urmc.rochester.edu

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