Area Chapter of the Society of Toxicology; and member of NIH special study sections. He has also been elected as a diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology. Dr. Jacobson-Kram received a PhD in embryology from the University of Connecticut.


William Kaufmann is a professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, director of the genetic susceptibility research core at the Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility, and director of the Program in Toxicogenomics of the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. His laboratory is concerned with the mechanisms of human carcinogenesis with special interest in cell-cycle check-points that act to preserve chromosomal stability. Dr. Kaufmann is a member of the Environmental Mutagen Society and of the American Association for Cancer Research. He has served as associate editor of Mutagenesis and has served on the editorial board of Carcinogenesis. He has also served on numerous program, grant, and contract review groups; UNC committees; and national committees, including service as the chair of the Toxicogenomics Research Consortium Steering Committee, a member of the Environmental Mutagen Society Awards Committee, and a member of the American Society of Investigative Pathology Program Committee. Dr. Kaufmann earned a PhD in experimental pathology from UNC at Chapel Hill.


Jonathan Wiener is the William R. and Thomas L. Perkins Professor of Law at Duke Law School, professor of environmental policy at the Nicholas School of the Environment, and professor of public-policy studies at the Sanford Institute of Public Policy of Duke University. In 2008, he served as president of the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) and was inducted as a fellow of SRA. In 2003, he received the Chauncey Starr Young Risk Analyst Award from SRA for exceptional contributions to the field of risk analysis by a scholar 40 years old or younger. Since 2002, he has been a university fellow of Resources for the Future. From 2000 to 2005, he was the founding faculty director of the Duke Center for Environmental Solutions. Prof. Wiener has been a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, the University of Chicago Law School, Sciences Po, and l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. He has written widely on U.S., European, and international environmental law and risk regulation, including several books and numerous articles in diverse journals in law, policy, risk, toxicology, and other fields. Before coming to Duke in 1994, Prof. Wiener served in the G.H.W. Bush and Clinton administrations in the Department of Justice, the Office of Science and Technology Policy, and the Council of Economic Advisers. He was a law clerk to federal judges Stephen Breyer and Jack Weinstein after earning his AB in economics and JD at Harvard University.



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