Michael P. Stone. Born August 23,1955, Berkeley, CA. B.S. Biochemistry, University of California, Davis, 1977; Ph.D, Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 1981; post-doctoral, Department of Chemistry, The University of Rochester, 1981-84; Faculty, Vanderbilt University, 1984-present, currently Professor of Chemistry and of Biochemistry. Prof. Stone’s research expertise is in the chemistry and structural biology of DNA damage, including DNA cross-linking, and involving human exposures to aflatoxins, a,b-unsaturated aldehydes, styrene and butadiene, aryl amines, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. The Stone lab utilizes both NMR spectroscopy and crystallography for structural determinations. Mike Stone has published 130+ peer-reviewed publications. At Vanderbilt University, Prof. Stone has taught general chemistry, analytical chemistry, and physical chemistry. He directs the Structural Biology Core Facility of an NIEHS P30 Center in Molecular Toxicology. Prof. Stone serves on the Editorial Board of Chemical Research in Toxicology. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a member of the American Chemical Society, The Biophysical Society, and Sigma Xi.