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Crystal C., PhD
Crystal received a Bachelor's degree in medical dietetics from Ohio State University and a PhD in nanotoxicology from the University of Cambridge, UK. Her undergraduate honors thesis delved into the quinone reductase enzyme in lens epithelial cells, and her doctoral dissertation investigated the toxicity of nanoparticles (carbon nanotubes, zinc oxide) in human macrophages. She has worked in cell research for several years and specializes in clinical nutrition, nanotoxicology, and electron microscopy of biological samples. Crystal is a Registered Dietitian in the USA and has interned at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. She is fluent in English and Mandarin.