Michele La Merrill, Ph.D.

Michele La Merill

Position Title
Associate Professor

  • Environmental Toxicology


  • 2002, BA Biology, Reed College, OR
  • 2008, PhD Toxicology, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, NC
  • 2010, MPH, Mount Sinai School of Medicine (MSSM), NY
  • 2012, Postdoctoral Fellow, Mount Sinai School of Medicine (MSSM), NY

Department: Environmental Toxicology
Research Interests:

Environmental Toxicology, Genetic and Developmental Pharmacology, Metabolic Fate and Pharmacokinetics

Research Summary:

The mission of La Merrill Lab is to understand susceptibility to environmental diseases. We consider susceptibilities to disease that may result from environmental insults during the exquisitely sensitive developmental period, from poor diet and ensuing metabolic diseases, and from genetic and epigenetic predispositions.


  • Genes and The Environment, ETX 198

Lab Members:

Emma Karey, PTX, Tomoko Ishikawa, PTX, Ciara Main, Animal Sciences, Sunjay Sethi, Environmental Toxicology

Lab Rotation Availability: no
Lab website
PubMed listing