Celia Chen, Ph.D., is a research professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Dartmouth College. She is an ecotoxicologist whose research over the last 20 years has focused on the fate and effects of metal contaminants in aquatic food webs, both in freshwater and estuarine ecosystems. She leads a project on the production and fate of methylmercury in aquatic ecosystems in response to multiple environmental factors. She also leads the Dartmouth SRP Research Translation Core, which informs and educates federal and state environmental agencies, scientific colleagues, interest groups, and the public about Dartmouth's toxic metals research findings. She has a Ph.D. in Ecology from Dartmouth College and an M.S. in Biological Oceanography from the University of Rhode Island.