Environmental Toxicology Research Program
The University of Mississippi


Collaborators from many locations help to expose our students to a diverse selection of research programs and experiences.

Neel Aluru, Ph.D.

Associate Scientist, Biology

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA

William H. Benson, Ph.D.

Division Director, Gulf Ecology Division

Environmental Protection Agency
Pensacola, FL

Marilyn Brandt, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor, Marine and Environmental Science

Center for Marine and Environmental Studies
University of the Virgin Islands
Charlotte Amalie, USVI

Ruth H. Carmichael, Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist
Assistant Professor, Marine Science

University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL

Asok Dasmahapatra, Ph.D.

Adjunct Associate Professor of Environmental Toxicology

Jackson State University
Jackson, MS

Christy Foran, Ph.D.

Research Biologist, Risk Assessment Branch

Engineer Research and Development Center-Environmental Lab
Duty Station: New England District
Concord MA

Robert Joseph (Joe) Griffitt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
Ocean Springs, MS

Kurt A. Gust Ph.D.

Research Biologist

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Engineer Research and Development Center
Vicksburg, MS

Michael Lesser, Ph.D.

Research Professor, Microbiology

Department of Molecular, Cellular & Biomedical Sciences
Department of Microbioloby
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH

Matt Moore, Ph.D.

Research Ecologist

Water Quality and Ecology Research Unit
USDA Agricultural Research Service, National Sedimentation Laboratory
Oxford, Mississippi

Julie Olson, Ph.D.

Professor, Biological Sciences

University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

Edward J. Perkins, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist (ST)

Environmental Genomics and Genetics Team
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Engineer Research and Development Center

Daniel Schlenk, Ph.D.

Professor of Aquatic Ecotoxicology

Department of Environmental Sciences
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA

Jeffrey Steevens, Ph.D.

Supervisory Research Fish Biologist
Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology,University of Mississippi

USGS Columbia Environmental Research Center
Columbia, MO