E. Maria Donner, PhD
E. Maria Donner, Ph.D.
DuPont Haskell Global Centers for Health & Environmental Sciences
Dr. E. Maria Donner is a Senior Research Toxicologist at DuPont Haskell Global Centers for Health & Environmental Sciences (HGC) in Newark, Delaware.
Her role is to lead the Genetic Toxicology group and to provide regulatory and scientific expertise.
is also actively engaged in questions regarding the Replacement, Refinement, and Reduction (The 3Rs) of animal use in research and testing.
Another current field of professional interest is the safety assessment of nanomaterials.
Dr. Donner received her Ph.D. in Genetics, with a second major in Pharmacology, from the University of Helsinki, Finland.
The research for her thesis work on the molecular genetics of eye lens crystallins was conducted as a Visiting Fellow at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Research Triangle Park, NC.
Dr. Donner is a member of several scientific organizations, and a past Board Member and Membership Chair of both the Genetics Environmental and Mutagenesis Society (GEMS) and GTA.
is the author or co-author of numerous scientific publications and meeting presentations, and she
has been co-organizer of scientific meetings and workshops.
is currently representing the Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) on several OECD Expert Groups
, tasked with the review and development of OECD test guidelines on genotoxicity.