Dr. Isabel Mellon, Ph.D.
Professor Mellon is a long-time member of the teaching and research faculty of the Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology. She teaches graduate courses in Molecular Biology and Genetics, Advanced Nucleic Acids and Ethics in Scientific Research and an undergraduate honors course in Ethics, Science and Society. Her scientific research has focused on molecular and genetic mechanisms of DNA repair pathways and their relationships to human disease and heritable genetic disorders. Dr. Mellon is a co-founder of this Master of Forensic Toxicology and Analytical Genetics degree and she is the inaugural Director of the Forensic/Analytical Genetics Concentration.