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Biology expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including environmental biology, molecular biology, marine biology, genetics, and microbiology. Some of the most common specialties among biology expert witnesses also include evolutionary biology, cell biology, plant biology, animal behavior, and biochemistry. They have provided opinions on the effects of genetic disorders, environmental pollution, disease transmission, biological diversity, and cellular processes.

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Michael A. Marletta, PhDView profile

ID: 43831

Dr. Michael A. Marletta, PhD

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Dr. Michael Marletta has over 35 years of experience in Chemistry and Cell and Molecular Biology. He earned his BA in Biology and Chemistry from the State University of New York Fredonia and his PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of California San Francisco. He then went on to train as an NIH Postdoctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Formerly, this expert...

Pediatrics & Genetics Expert WitnessView profile


Pediatrics & Genetics Expert Witness

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This highly qualified expert obtained his BA from UCSD. He then went on to complete an MD and PhD at UCSD. He completed a residency in Pediatrics at North Carolina Memorial Hospital and a fellowship in Human Genetics and Pediatrics at Yale University. He is a member of numerous professional societies such as the American Society of Human Genetics and the Society for The Study of Inborn Errors of...

Nancy Pulane Keller, PhDView profile

ID: 406534

Dr. Nancy Pulane Keller, PhD

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Dr. Nancy P. Keller has 32 years of experience in Plant Pathology and Microbiology. She earned her BS in Biological Sciences from Pennsylvania State University and her MS and Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from Cornell University. She then went on to do Postdoctoral Training at the United States Department of Agriculture. Formerly, she served as an Assistant and then Associate Professor at Texas A&M...

Genetics and Pediatrics Expert WitnessView profile


Genetics and Pediatrics Expert Witness

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This expert was Clinical Chief and Division Director of the Division of Medical Genetics at his university. He also was Assistant Dean for CME at a highly regarded university medical school and Medical Director of CME at a major Children's Hospital in San Diego. He is co-investigator for a regenerative medicine/tissue collection institute for Neurodevelopmental Disorders and is an investigator...

James Stewart Blachly, MDView profile

ID: 41005

Dr. James Stewart Blachly, MD

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Dr. James S. Blachly has 9 years of experience in the fields of Hematology and Medical Oncology. He earned his BA in Mathematics from the University of Arkansas and his MD from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. After completing an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at UAMS Medical Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology...

Forensic Chemistry & Substance Analysis Expert WitnessView profile


Forensic Chemistry & Substance Analysis Expert Witness

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This highly-qualified expert has nearly 20 years of experience in the field of forensic chemistry, with his work focusing on the analysis of alcohol, tobacco, controlled substances, and trace evidence such as fire debris, explosives, fibers, paint, and glass. He received his BA in chemistry from Gustavus Adolphus College before earning both his MS in criminal justice and his PhD in analytical...

Steven Gerard Kernie, MDView profile

ID: 699127

Dr. Steven Gerard Kernie, MD

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New York

Dr. Steven G. Kernie has 24 years of experience in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. He earned his BA in Human Biology from Stanford University and his MD from the University of Washington School of Medicine. He completed an internship and a residency in Pediatrics and a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care at Children's Medical Center Dallas. Today, this expert is board certified in Critical...

Genetic Counseling Expert WitnessView profile


Genetic Counseling Expert Witness

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This qualified expert is a leading member in the field of genetic counseling. She earned her BS in human biology from Indiana University and her MS in genetic counseling from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She is a board certified and licensed genetic counselor in 7 states including Tennessee, Illinois, Utah, Ohio, Kentucky, Oklahoma, and Virginia. She is very active in her...

Ann Michelle Morrison, ScDView profile

ID: 6450019

Dr. Ann Michelle Morrison, ScD

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Dr. Ann M. Morrison has 25 years of experience in the field of Environmental Health Sciences. She earned her BS in Biology from Rhodes College, her MS in Environmental Health Sciences from Harvard University, and her ScD in Environmental Health Sciences from Harvard University. She received additional training in Environmental Toxicology at both Harvard University’s School of Public Health and...

Weed Science and Precision Agriculture Expert WitnessView profile


Weed Science and Precision Agriculture Expert Witness

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This highly-qualified expert has over 20 years of experience in the field of agriculture, specializing in weed science, precision agriculture, and pest management in horticultural crops. He earned his BS in biology and his MS in plant sciences from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia before earning his PhD in plant sciences from the University of Manitoba. He is active in his field as a member of...

Clinical Science Expert WitnessView profile


Clinical Science Expert Witness

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She focuses on the clinical aspects of science, but also on quality and patient safety, which makes her a perfect fit for this case. She is a member of numerous institutional, national, and international professional societies, and has created societies as well. She has been published in medical journals and books over 60 times and holds editorial position for many medical journals. She’s...

Food and Drug Expert WitnessView profile


Food and Drug Expert Witness

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New York

This qualified expert has been involved in the field of medical technologies for over forty years and is experienced with matters concerning FDA compliance on which he has authored several articles and papers and given talks on FDA compliance worldwide. He is also the vice president of a private medical technologies firm, making him intimately qualified to comment on the case at hand.

Laboratory and Chemical Safety Expert WitnessView profile


Laboratory and Chemical Safety Expert Witness

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This expert has over 40 years of experience in laboratory safety with over 30 years of serving as litigation support for school science accidents. Previously the Chairman for the Division of Chemical Health and Safety at the American Chemical Society, he has authored guidelines for laboratory safety, which have been distributed worldwide. He currently serves as President and CEO of a major...

Genetics and Developmental Biology Expert WitnessView profile


Genetics and Developmental Biology Expert Witness

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This highly qualified expert currently serves as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Affiliate Faculty of the Molecular Genetics Department at a major medical university. In addition to a Ph.D. in Cell Biology from Duke University Medical Center, he received a B.S. in Physiology and Neurobiology and a M.S. in Developmental Neurobiology from the University of Maryland. A member of both the...

Pulmonology Expert WitnessView profile


Pulmonology Expert Witness

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This highly qualified and triple board certified pulmonologist earned his MD at the University of Minnesota. He completed an internship and residency training in internal medicine at the University Colorado, in addition to fellowship training in pulmonology and critical care at the University of California, San Francisco. This expert has received numerous awards for his academic and clinical work...

Surgery Expert WitnessView profile


Surgery Expert Witness

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This board certified general surgeon has been practicing medicine for over 20 years. Fellowship trained at one of the nation's top hospitals, this expert is both a General Surgeon, Surgical Intensivist and an Associate Professor of Surgery, making her highly qualified to review the standard of care provided to the plaintiff.

Physical Therapy Expert WitnessView profile


Physical Therapy Expert Witness

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This expert has over 18 years of experience as a physical therapist. He received two B.S. degrees from Langston University in Biology and Physical Therapy, respectively. He also received a M.S. in Orthopedics from Texas Woman's University and a D.P.T. in Physical Therapy from Simmons College. He previously served as the Lead Physical Therapist at Michael E. Debakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center....

Cytogenetics Expert WitnessView profile


Cytogenetics Expert Witness

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This highly qualified expert has over 30 years of combined academic and field experience in Cytogenetics. She holds a master's degree in biology and a doctoral degree in human genetics, from highly respected institutions. She is a member of various genetics professional societies including the American Society of Human Genetics. She has been invited to lecture on topics such as Chromosome...

DOT Examination Expert WitnessView profile


DOT Examination Expert Witness

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This board certified family medicine practitioner earned his BA and MD from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. He belongs to a number of prestigious medical societies, including the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Association of Medical Review Officers, and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. This expert is also a supremely experienced...

Histology & Herpetology Expert WitnessView profile


Histology & Herpetology Expert Witness

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This qualified expert of Electron Microscopy obtained his B.Sc cum laude from Kent State University, his M.Sc from Southeastern Louisiana University, and his Ph.D from Saint Louis University. He is a member of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, and has 50+ Publications on Electron Microscopy. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Animal Physiology at a University in...

Biology Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a biology expert witness in legal proceedings?

A biology expert witness provides scientific analysis and testimony in cases involving biological evidence. They can clarify complex biological concepts to the court.

In what types of cases might I need a biology expert witness?

Biology expert witnesses are often needed in medical malpractice, environmental litigation, patent disputes, criminal cases involving DNA evidence, and more.

What subspecialties exist within the field of biology that an expert witness might specialize in?

Subspecialties include genetics, microbiology, botany, zoology, biochemistry, molecular biology, ecology, and evolutionary biology among others.

How can a biology expert witness assist in a case involving genetic disorders or DNA evidence?

These experts can interpret genetic data, explain how genetic disorders occur, or validate DNA testing methods and results for the court.

Why is it important to have a biology expert witness in environmental litigation cases?

In environmental cases, a biology expert can provide insight on ecosystem impacts, species endangerment, pollution effects on wildlife and plant life.

How does Expert Institute select its Biology expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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