Dr. Lyle Burgoon is the Chief of the Hazardous Pollutant Assessment Group (Acting) in the National Center for Environmental Assessment's (NCEA) Research Triangle Park Division, in the Office of Research and Development, at the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
Dr. Lyle Burgoon received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology from Michigan State University in 2005, in the laboratory of Dr. Tim Zacharewski. Dr. Burgoon's academic history includes serving as Visiting Research Associate from 2005-2008 in Dr. Zacharewski's laboratory, a 9 month appointment as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Dr. Zacharewski's laboratory, and a Visiting Assistant Director and the Director of the Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Laboratory from Nov 2008-Present.
Dr. Burgoon is a data scientist, risk assessor, and science policy expert focused on creating the next generation of risk assessments, that utilize computational toxicology data in a legally and scientifically defensible manner. Dr. Burgoon is also an Agency Expert on hydraulic fracturing, the use of high content and high throughput assays for chemical risk prioritization, and the defensibility of new molecular and in vitro assays for use in chemical risk assessment.