Dr Frederic Leusch is Professor and Deputy Head of School (Research) in the School of Environment and Science at Griffith University (Australia), where he teaches biology and environmental toxicology. Fred also leads the ARI Toxicology Research Group (www.aritox.com) at the Australian Rivers Institute on the Gold Coast. His current research focuses on endocrine disruption in the Australian environment, validating ethical alternatives to animal toxicity testing and the application of systems biology methods to evaluate exposure to environmental pollutants. He currently serves on various national and international committees on issues related to the significance of trace organic pollutants to drinking and recycled water quality as well as development and validation of animal alternatives for toxicity testing. He is currently chairing the Water Quality Advisory Committee of the National Health and Medical Research Council, which provides advice to the NHMRC on the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.
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