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Biochemical and Exposure Science Group

“The Biochemical and Exposure Science Group at NIST Charleston provides measurement science, standards, and technology to (1) support measurements of complex biological processes through the identification and quantification of proteins, hormones and metabolites and (2) support measurements related to human and wildlife exposure to natural and man-made chemicals”

The Biochemical and Exposure Science Group is located at the Hollings Marine Laboratory  in Charleston, South Carolina, and the Hawaii Pacific University Center for Marine Debris Research  in Waimanalo, Hawaii.

Biochemical and Exposure Science Group
Charleston Staff:  Front row, left to right: Amanda Bayless (College of Charleston research technician), Ashley Boggs-Russell, Katherine Peter (NRC post-doc), Tracey Schock, Jessica Reiner, Kehau Hagiwara Usui (NRC post-doc), Kevin Huncik; Back row, left to right: Clay Davis, Ben Neely, John Kucklick, Julie Lowenstein (College of Charleston Graduate Student), Alix Robel (NRC post-doc).  Not pictured: Erin Legacki (NRC post-doc) and Meghan Grandal (Medical University of South Carolina Graduate Student)
Hawaii Staff
Hawaii Staff: Left to right: Katherine Shaw (NRC post-doc) and Jennifer Lynch

Projects and Programs

Plastic Pollution Measurement Science

While plastics have yielded immense benefits to society, discarded plastics or plastic pollution has become a pervasive highly visible problem especially in the

Publications

Hi-C scaffolded short- and long-read genome assemblies of the California sea lion are broadly consistent for syntenic inference across 45 million years of evolution

Author(s)
Claire R. Peart, Christina Williams, Saurabh Pophaly, Jeremy Johnson, Ben Neely, Frances Gulland, David Adams, Bee Ng, William Cheng, Joseph Hoffman, Matthew Breen, Jochen Wolf
With the advent of chromatin-interaction maps, chromosome-level genome assemblies have become a reality for a wide range of organisms. Scaffolding quality is

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