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Taking Measure

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Ashley Boggs

Ashley Boggs

Ashley Boggs earned her Ph.D. in interdisciplinary ecology at the University of Florida with a concentration on endocrine disruption of the American alligator at the NASA Kennedy Space Center. Her expertise support endocrine research and clinical diagnostics through development of reference materials and multi-analyte measurement methods for steroid, thyroid and protein hormones using mass spectrometry. She has been a research biologist at NIST since 2012 and during that time helped to develop the metrology program related to clinical, environmental and aquacultural endocrine measurements.

Tracking Hormones on Land and at Sea

It’s usually pretty straightforward to explain how my work on clinical measurements is a benefit to society, but sometimes I get confused looks when I tell