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Joel Meyer

Professor of Environmental Genomics in the Division of Environmental Sciences and Policy
Environmental Sciences and Policy
Box 90328, Durham, NC 27708-0328
A354 Lev Sci Res Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Grants


Which mechanisms of pollutant-induced mitochondrial dysfunction cause dopaminergic neurodegeneration?

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2027

Accelerated Aging in Gulf War Illness: Phenotypes, Epigenetic Biomarkers and Associations with Gulf War Exposures

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by Department of Defense · 2023 - 2026

Duke University Program in Environmental Health

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

An acoustofluidic device for high-resolution 3D imaging and sorting of C. elegans without anesthetics

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by Ascent Bio-Nano Technologies, Inc. · 2022 - 2024

Which mechanisms of pollutant-induced mitochondrial dysfunction cause dopaminergic neurodegeneration?

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2027

Accelerated Aging in Gulf War Illness: Phenotypes, Epigenetic Biomarkers and Associations with Gulf War Exposures

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by Department of Defense · 2023 - 2026

Duke University Program in Environmental Health

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

An acoustofluidic device for high-resolution 3D imaging and sorting of C. elegans without anesthetics

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by Ascent Bio-Nano Technologies, Inc. · 2022 - 2024

A Randomized Phase II Clinical Trial of L-Citrulline to Improve Asthma Control in Obese Late Onset Asthma

Clinical TrialCo Investigator · Awarded by University of Colorado - Denver · 2019 - 2023

IPA for Ian Ryde

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by VA New Jersey Health Care System · 2020 - 2021

GW150184 Mitochondrial dysfunction and Gulf War Illness

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by United States Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity · 2016 - 2021

Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2008 - 2021

Exercise, MANF, and chemical-induced neurodegeneration

ResearchMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2020

Pharmacological Sciences Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEParticipating Faculty Member · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1975 - 2020

Are mitochondria a major target of antimicrobial silver nanoparticles?

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2020

Role of Mitochondrial CYP2E1 in Chemical Exposure-Driven Neurodegeneration

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2019

Duke University Program in Environmental Health

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences · 2013 - 2019

Cooperative Program in Nanomaterials Hazard and Exposure Assessment Traineeships (NanoHEAT)

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by Environmental Protection Agency · 2015 - 2018

IPA for Ian Ryde

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by VA New Jersey Health Care System · 2017 - 2018

Mental Stress-Induced Left Ventricular Dysfunction and Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Women

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2018

REU Site: Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2014 - 2018

Fluoride and human health: Assessing novel biomarkers in detecting bone disorder

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2015 - 2017

Genetic sensitivity to mitochondrial toxicity

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2017

The Role of Mitochondrial DNA Damage in Neurodegeneration

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2011 - 2017

REU: Research Experience for Undergraudates on Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2010 - 2014

COPAS BIOSORT Worm Sorter

EquipmentCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2010

Fellowships, Gifts, and Supported Research


Reckoning with Race, Racism, and the History of the American South Initiative: Making bonds, breaking bonds: Chemical industries, environmental justice, and the global history of race in the American South · 2021 Co-Lead · Duke Office of the Provost https://facultyadvancement.duke.edu/new-faculty-research-explore-race-south-diverse-angles
Racial Inequality Research Grant: Environmental Health Study of the Pauli Murray Center · 2022 PI · Duke Office of Provost

External Relationships


  • Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis
  • UNC Chapel Hill
  • Universidad del Valle de Guatemala

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