Dr. Gerald (Gary) Ankley is a Toxicologist with the USEPA/ORD Mid-Continent Ecology Division in Duluth, Minnesota. He received his BS from the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University, and MS and PhD from the School of Forest Resources at the University of Georgia. He has worked at the Duluth EPA lab for about 20 years in several areas, including the development of test methods for effluents and sediments, assessment of the effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals on wildlife and application of genomic and computational toxicology tools to ecological risk assessments. He has authored more than 250 research papers on these and related topics. Dr. Ankley consults for a number of national and international organizations involved in regulation/risk assessment, including the World Health Organization and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. In 2008 he received the prestigious Founders Award from the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, in recognition of an outstanding career in the environmental sciences.