Lila Thornton


First-year Doctoral Student

Research Interests

  • Nanoinformatics
  • Nanotoxicology
  • Chemical exposure from consumer products


  • Boyes WK, Thornton BL, Al-Abed SR, Andersen CP, Bouchard DC, Burgess RM, Cohen Hubal E, Ho KT, Hughes MF, Kitchin KT, Reichman JF, Rogers KR, Ross JA, Rygiewicz PT, Scheckel KG, Thai SF, Zepp RG, Zucker RM. Decision-support framework for evaluating the environmental health and safety implications of engineered nanomaterials. In prep.
  • Children’s Environmental Health Research Roadmap. 2015. Office of Research and Development, US Environmental Protection Agency. EPA 601/R-15/001.
  • Choi J, Tsyusko OV, Unrine JM, Chatterjee N, Ahn J-M, Yang X, Thornton BL, Ryde IT, Starnes D, Meyer JN. 2014. A micro-sized model for the in vivo study of nanoparticle toxicity: What has Caenorhabditis elegans taught us? Environmental Chemistry 11(3):227-246.
  • Turner EA, Kroeger GL, Arnold MC, Thornton BL, Di Giulio RT, Meyer JN. 2013. Assessing different mechanisms of toxicity in mountaintop removal/valley fill coal mining-affected watershed samples using Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS ONE 8(9):e75329.

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