Russell S. Thomas, Ph.D.

Director, Institute for Chemical Safety Sciences
Director, Center for Genomic Biology and Bioinformatics
Senior Investigator
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B.A., Chemistry, Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas, 1991.

M.S., Radioecology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1993.

Ph.D., Toxicology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1998.

Postdoctoral training, McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1998-2000.

Recent Academic and Professional Honors

Agilent Thought Leader in Toxicology Award, 2011.

Society of Toxicology Achievement Award, 2009.

Honorable Mention for Society of Toxicology Board of Publications Best Paper Award, 2009.

Best Paper Advancing the Science of Risk Assessment by the Risk Assessment Specialty Section, Society of Toxicology, 2008.


Our laboratory has diverse interests that range from basic research in cancer biology to applied research in chemical risk assessment.  A partial list of the research interests and links to more detailed descriptions of the projects are below.

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