ABOUT

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Lauren Petrick
Principal Investigator

Dr. Petrick is an Associate Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health. She is also Head of Untargeted and Targeted Metabolomics at the Lautenberg Laboratory

Georgia Dolios
Lab Manager
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P. Shyamalee Dassanayake
Senior Chemist

Ms. Georgia Dolios is an expert in high-resolution mass spectrometry, method development, and biological sample handling. 

Dr. Dassanayake has expertise in developing methods for absolute quantification of environmental toxicants in biological samples using GC-MS. She develops multi-panel assays for blood, teeth, and DBS, of both legacy and emerging chemicals of concern.

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Peijun Tu
Senior Chemist
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Miao Yu
Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Tu is an expert in the development of LC-HRMS methods, particularly identifying biomarkers of phthalate exposure.

Dr. Yu's research focuses on the development of bioinformatics tools and sofware to identify endogenous metabolites and exogenous exposures linking exposures to health outcomes in untargeted LC- and GC-HRMS data.

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Blessing Akintunde
Research Associate

Ms. Akintunde assists with sample preparation and both LC-HRMS and GC-MS data processing of persistent environmental toxicants.