Dr. Michael J. Twiner
Molecular Toxicologist

Dr. Twiner

Dr. Twiner started at the University of Michigan in Dearborn, Michigan in 2009. Prior to coming to UM-D, he spent eight years at the NOAA Center for Environmental and Biomolecular Research laboratory in Charleston, South Carolina, USA. He received his Ph.D. and B.Sc. from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. His background is in environmental toxicology and pharmacology, biochemistry, pollution and productivity in aquatic systems, and toxin trophic transfer.

Educational Background:

Post Doc: Marine Biotoxins Program, NOAA Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research, 2002-2006
Ph.D. University of Western Ontario, 2002
B.Sc. University of Western Ontario, 1997

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Courses Taught:

Laboratory in Biological Research, Biology 499, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 2009-2012

Introduction to Organismal and Environmental Biology, Biology 130, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 2009-2012

Medical and Envrionmental Toxicology, Biology 452/552, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 2010-2012

Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology, Biology 140, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 2010-2012

Phytoplankton Physiology and Ecology, Biology 502, College of Charleston, 2006

Physiology and Cell Biology of Marine Organisms, Biology 600, College of Charleston, 2006

Productivity and Pollution in Aquatic Ecosystems – Limnology, Biology 213, University of Western Ontario, 2001

Societal Memberships:

Society of Toxicology (SOT)

International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae (ISSHA)

International Association of Great Lake Research (IAGLR)