Exposure, Response, and Technology Branch (ERTB)
- Jennifer B. Collins
- Tel 919-541-0117
- P.O. Box 12233Mail Drop K3-12Durham, N.C. 27709
Jennifer Collins, M.R., is a health specialist in the Division of Extramural Research and Training. She is currently responsible for coordinating activities related to programmatic oversight functions for the nanotechnology environmental health and safety (Nano EHS) program and the Children’s Health Exposure Analysis Resource (CHEAR). In addition, she serves as a Contract Officer’s Representative (COR) for contracts in the division with responsibility for developing, managing, and monitoring technical contracts of varying size, focus, and complexity.
Collins has previously served as the program analyst for several programs in the division including the Breast Cancer & the Environment Research Program, the Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Centers, and the Exposure Biology Program of the Genes, Environment, and Health Initiative. In addition, she coordinated the activities related to the Interagency Breast Cancer & Environmental Research Coordinating Committee.
Prior to joining the Division of Extramural Research and Training in 2008, Collins spent 10 years in the Division of Intramural Research at NIEHS, primarily in the Microarray Core facility. As a biologist in this group, she was responsible for coordinating the collaborations between the core facility and intramural researchers and for conducting the initial analyses of all gene expression data generated in the lab. Collins has a B.S. in biological sciences (2000) and a M.R. in functional genomics (2006) from North Carolina State University.
Areas of Specialty:
- Scientific research portfolio analysis and reporting
- Project management and coordination
- Environmental Exposure Research