Dr. Hamilton is the Chief Academic & Scientific Officer at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole MA, where he is also a Senior Scientist in the MBL's Bay Paul Center. He also holds a joint faculty appointment at Brown University in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. Dr. Hamilton received a B.S. in biology from Bridgewater State College, and an M.S. in genetics and Ph.D. in toxicology both from Cornell University. Following a postdoctoral fellowship through the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, he joined the faculty of the Dartmouth Medical School, where he was a Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology with adjunct appointments in Chemistry and in Biology. At Dartmouth he was also the founding Director of the Center for Environmental Health Sciences, and was Director of Dartmouth's NIEHS-sponsored Superfund Research Program (SRP) Project on toxic metals from 1997 to 2008. He also served as Associate Director of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Dr. Hamilton joined the MBL in 2008 but has remained as a project leader in the Dartmouth SRP Toxic Metals program project. He is also affiliated with the Brown University SRP and with Brown's NIEHS-sponsored Children's Environmental Health Center as an external advisor.