OEFC Personnel

Michael L. Merchant

OEFC Director
Michael L Merchant, Ph.D.
SRFC Director - Proteomics Core Laboratory
Donald Baxter Research Building, Room 102
570 South Preston St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Tel: 502-852-0245

Lu Cai

Metallomics Shared Resource Director
Lu Cai, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Radiation Oncology, and Pharmacology & Toxicology,
Director of Pediatric Research Inst, Dept. of Pediatrics
Children's Hospital Found. Chair for Pediatric Research
University of Louisville School of Medicine
571 S. Floyd St., Suite 432
Louisville, KY 40202
Tel: 502-852-2214

Department of Pediatrics

Rachel Neal

OEFC Liaison to the Community Engagement Core
Rachel E. Neal, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
School of Public Health and Infor. Sciences
Medical Dental Research Building, Rooms 208 & 209
511 S/ Floyd St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Tel: 502-852-3179

School of Public Health & Information Sciences

Xiang Zhang

SRFC Director - Center for Regulatory and
Environmental Analytical Metabolomics (CREAM)

Xiang Zhang, Ph.D.
Metabolomics and Metallomics
Shumaker Research Bld 349
2210 S Brook St,
Louisville, KY 40208
Tel: 502-852-8878

Wolfgang Zacharias

Director - UofL Sequencing Technology Center
Melissa Laird Smith, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
University of Louisville, Health Science Campus
Delia Baxter Building, Rooms 221B (office),
228/232 (labs)
Louisville, KY 40202

Wolfgang Zacharias

Microbiome Advisor
Venkatakrishna Rao Jala, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Microbiology & Immunology
University of Louisville, Health Science Campus
CTRB, Room 323,
Louisville, KY 40202