James Ranville Ph.D., is a Professor in the Chemistry and Geochemistry Department at the Colorado School of Mines. Ranville has a B.S. in Chemistry from Lake Superior State University, an M.S. and Ph.D. in Geochemistry from Colorado School of Mines and completed a Postdoc in Water Studies at Monash University in Australia. He is currently the Principal Investigator for the Investigating Biogeochemical Controls on Metal Mixture Toxicity Using Stable Isotopes and Gene Expressions NIEHS R01 grant and recently completed an NIEHS R01 grant titled Remediation Effectiveness for Mining Sites: Hysteresis and Metal Mixtures Effect. A major goal of his current research is to develop robust tools to determine the bioavailability of metals contaminated sites, before, during, and after remediation. For more information please refer to Dr. Ranville's faculty profile.