Assistant Professor
Department of Cellular & Molecular Biology
Center for Precision Environmental Health
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US


BA from University of Pennsylvania
PhD from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Cellular & Molecular Medicine
Postdoctoral Fellowship at US Department of State
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship
Postdoctoral Fellowship at Carnegie Institution for Science
Developmental Biology, Endocrinology

Professional Interests

  • Cell signaling
  • Environmental influence on organ formation & function
  • Zebrafish genetics

Professional Statement

Using genetic tools in zebrafish, we study how endogenous and environmental hormones influence the development and function of the heart, brain, gonad and other tissues.

Selected Publications


The Endocrine Society
Society of Toxicology


Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award
Grant funding from NIH/NIEHS