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RESUME

Robert W. Kapp, Jr.

EDUCATION:

  • B.A. - Syracuse University
  • University of Missouri, Graduate School of Biological Sciences
  • M.S. - George Washington University, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Biochemical Genetics
  • Ph.D. - George Washington University, Graduate School of Arts &Sciences, Genetic Toxicology

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Fellow, Academy of Toxicological Sciences (Fellow, ATS)
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Biology (FRSB)
  • European Registered Toxicologist (ERT-UK)

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:

  • Adjunct Professor of Industrial Toxicology - 1985-2008 
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health
    University of Texas, Medical Branch
    Galveston, Texas
  • Adjunct Professor of Toxicology - 2005-2010 UMDNJ
    New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Course Co-Director - 1993-1998
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology
    Center for Professional Advancement
    New Brunswick, New Jersey

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American College of Toxicology
  • American Society for Testing and Materials
  • Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC)
  • British Toxicology Society (UK)
  • Chemical Consultants Network
  • Dermal Clinical Evaluation Society (Charter Member) 
  • Environmental Mutagen Society 
  • Genetic Toxicology Association
  • Mid-Atlantic Chapter - Society of Toxicology
  • New York Academy of Science 
  • Roundtable of Toxicology Consultants
  • Royal Society of Biology (UK)
  • Sigma Xi
  • Society of Toxicology (USA)

ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICES:

  • American Society for Testing and Materials:
    • Subcommittee Chairman, Medical/Toxicology 
  • American College of Toxicology:
    • Nominating Committee
    • Councilor
    • Animals in Research – Committee Chair 
    • Treasurer
    • Nominated as Candidate for President
  • Roundtable of Toxicology Consultants:
    • Secretary 
  • Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC): 
    • Board of Trustees
  • Society of Toxicology:
    • Placement Committee
    • Finance Committee - Investment Liaison 

SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL APPOINTMENTS:

  • Journal of Applied Toxicology - Editorial Advisory Board 
  • International Journal of Toxicology - Editorial Board and Book Review Editor
  • Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology - Reviewer
  • Human & Experimental Toxicology - Reviewer 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1989 - present

President/Principal Scientist
BioTox

  • General oxicology consultation service in designing protocols, placing, implementing and monitoring programs. The company's principal has numerous direct interactions with trade organizations, animal welfare groups, governmental agencies, manufacturers, academia, and the legal community.
  • Special hands on experience in laboratory facility design, oversight, organization and management.
  • Scientific specialties include evaluation, placement and monitoring of all types of toxicological tests.
  • Preparation of white papers, toxicological profiles, F-Values, LHAMA Certifications, SDSs and risk assessments.
  • All aspects of litigation support and testimony. 

1978 – 1979

Senior Staff Toxicologist
Toxicology Department
Hazleton Laboratories America, Inc. (now Covance)
Vienna, Virginia

  • Staff of 25
  • 2 professional managers
  • Personally directed about 125 scientific projects (science and fiscal responsibility)
  • Set up Genetic Toxicology Department 

1973 – 1977

Staff Toxicologist
Toxicology Department
Hazleton Laboratories America, Inc. (now Covance)
Vienna, Virginia

  • Staff of 15
  • All Acute, Reproduction and Genetic studies  - scheduling/budgeting 
  • Personally directed over 200 scientific projects (science and fiscal responsibility)

1970 – 1972

Corpsman, US Navy
Head, Cytogenetics Division
Anatomical Pathology
National Naval Medical Center
Bethesda, Maryland

  • 3 person staff
  • Responsible for technical and financial control of laboratory
  • Responsible for assistance with medical interpretation of genetic tests and reports of the US Navy worldwide genetics center laboratory.
  • Worked with NMRI and NIH 

1968 - 1970

Corpsman, US Navy 
  • Vietnam Era Assignments
 
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100+ publications including journal articles, book chapters and books.

35+ years total experience

Last updated:  November 1, 2016