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Your Environment. Your Health.

Scientists & Staff

Mechanistic Toxicology Branch

Acting Chief

B. Alex Merrick, Ph.D.
B A. Merrick, Ph.D.
Acting Chief, Mechanistic Toxicology Branch

Tel 984-287-3161
merrick@niehs.nih.gov

Support Staff

Penelope Williams
Penelope L. Williams
Contractor

Tel 984-287-4664
penelope.williams@nih.gov

Scientists & Staff

Linda S. Birnbaum, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., A.T.S.
Linda S. Birnbaum, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., A.T.S.
Scientist Emeritus

Tel 984-287-3803
birnbaumls@niehs.nih.gov
Ronald E. Cannon, Ph.D.
Ronald E. Cannon, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist

Tel 984-287-3937
Fax 919-541-1460
cannon1@niehs.nih.gov
Vesna Chappell, Ph.D.
Vesna A. Chappell, Ph.D.
Contractor — Biologist

Tel 984-287-4205
vesna.chappell@nih.gov
Yichang Chen
Ian Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Fellow — IRTA Postdoctoral

Tel 984-287-4169
ian.chen@nih.gov
Sherry Coulter
Sherry Coulter
Biologist

Tel 984-287-3935
sherry.coulter@nih.gov
David Crizer
David M. Crizer
Chemist

Tel 984-287-4221
david.crizer@nih.gov
Paul Dunlap
Paul E. Dunlap
Biologist

Tel 984-287-4222
dunlapp@niehs.nih.gov
Suzanne E. Fenton, Ph.D.
Sue Fenton, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist, Mechanistic Toxicology Branch

Tel 984-287-4182
suzanne.fenton@nih.gov
Stephen Ferguson, Ph.D.
Stephen S. Ferguson, Ph.D.
Chemist

Tel 984-287-3128
stephen.ferguson@nih.gov
Julie Foley
Julie F. Foley
Health Scientist

Tel 984-287-3129
foley1@niehs.nih.gov
Dagoberto Grenet, M.Sc.
Dagoberto Grenet, M.S.
Biologist

Tel 984-287-3978
grenet@niehs.nih.gov
G. Jean Harry, Ph.D.
G J. Harry, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist

Tel 984-287-4183
harry@niehs.nih.gov
Dr. Christian Lefebvre D’Hellencourt
Christian Lefebvre D'Hellencourt, Ph.D.
Visiting Scientist

Tel 984-287-4183
christian.lefebvred'hellencourt@nih.gov
Kevin Mauge-Lewis
Kevin A. Mauge-Lewis
Fellow — IRTA Predoctoral

Tel 984-287-4191
kevin.mauge-lewis@nih.gov
Christopher McPherson
Christopher McPherson, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist

Tel 984-287-4185
Fax 919-541-0870
mcphers1@niehs.nih.gov
Mateus Prates Mori
Mateus Prates Mori
Fellow

Tel 984-287-4477
mateus.mori@nih.gov
Carri Murphy
Carri C. Murphy
Contractor — Scientist

Tel 984-287-4175
carri.murphy@nih.gov
Wei Qu, Ph.D.
Wei Qu, Ph.D.
Biologist

Tel 984-287-4172
qu@mail.nih.gov
Julie Rice
Julie R. Rice
Biologist

Tel 984-287-4223
ricej2@niehs.nih.gov
Veronica B. Godfrey, M.S.
Veronica G. Robinson
Biologist

Tel 984-287-3177
godfrey@niehs.nih.gov
Santos, Janine
Janine H. Santos, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist

Tel 984-287-4008
janine.santos@nih.gov
Brian B. Silver
Brian B. Silver II, Ph.D.
Fellow — IRTA Postdoctoral

Tel 984-287-4173
brian.silver@nih.gov
Erik Tokar, Ph.D.
Erik Tokar, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist

Tel 984-287-4173
erik.tokar@nih.gov
Ben H. White
Ben H. White
Fellow

Tel 984-287-4574
ben.white@nih.gov
Xian Wu
Xian Wu, Ph.D.
Fellow — Visiting

Tel 984-287-4170
xian.wu@nih.gov

Molecular Pathogenesis Group

Darlene Dixon, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Darlene Dixon, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Group Leader

Tel 984-287-3848
dixon@niehs.nih.gov
Lysandra Castro
Lysandra Castro Marquez
Biologist

Tel 984-287-4200
Fax 919-541-7666
castro@niehs.nih.gov
Liu, Jingli
Jingli Liu, Ph.D.
Fellow — Visiting

Tel 984-287-4201
jingli.liu@nih.gov
Jaimie Marinkovich
Jaimie L. Marinkovich
Special Volunteer

Tel 984-287-4021
jaimie.marinkovich@nih.gov
Yitang Yan, Ph.D.
Yitang Yan, Ph.D.
Biologist

Tel 984-287-4206
yitang.yan@nih.gov
Xianhong (Linda) Yu
Linda Yu
Biologist

Tel 984-287-4203
Fax 919-541-7666
yu1@niehs.nih.gov
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