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Fjodor Melnikov

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PhD Candidate
School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Yale University

M.S. - Environmental and Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology in cooperation with Harvard School of Public Health.
B.S. - Biochemistry & Economics, Brandeis University.

Fjodor is currently a first year PhD student at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Born in St- Petersburg, Russia, he moved to Boston, MA in high school and subsequently studied biochemistry and economics at Brandeis University. While at Brandeis, Fjodor conducted research on protein expression in ALS- affected mice. After completing the B.S. degree, Fjodor studied public health and worked on risk assessment research projects in Cyprus. Fjodor returned to Boston to work as a toxicologist and a risk assessor in environmental consulting before coming to Yale in 2013. Currently, Fjodor is working with Paul Anastas to elucidate safer chemical design guidelines.

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