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Your Environment. Your Health.

Mike Shelby

Health Assessment and Translation

Mike Shelby, Ph.D.
Mike Shelby, Ph.D.
Sr. Advisor (Retired)
Tel 984-287-3185
shelby@niehs.nih.gov
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop K2-04
Durham, N.C. 27709

Mike Shelby serves as a senior advisor in the National Toxicology Program’s Office of Health Assessment and Translation at NIEHS. He served as director of the NIEHS/NTP Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human Reproduction from 1998 to 2009.

He has been at NIEHS since 1977, serving in the office of the Associate Director for Genetics, as head of the Mammalian Mutagenesis Section, as head of the Reproductive Toxicology Group, and as Chief of the Laboratory of Toxicology.  Prior to joining NIEHS, he was a research associate at the Biology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

He received his B.S. in biology (1966) from Central State College (now the University of Central Oklahoma), Edmond, Oklahoma and his Ph.D. in genetics (1973) from the University of Tennessee. His graduate training was in radiation mutagenesis and DNA repair.

He has served as President of the Environmental Mutagen Society, the Genotoxicity and Environmental Mutagen Society, and the NIEHS Assembly of Scientists. He was an editor of Mutation Research from 1980 to 2009.

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