Christopher Kassotis, Ph.D.

Kassotis, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Research Topic: The potential for metabolic disruption by polyethoxylated surfactants commonly found in indoor house dust and wastewaters, the connection between the adipogenic activity of indoor house dust and the metabolic health of residents, the utility and robustness of in vitro models for predicting in vivo effects, utilizing new molecular tools to simplify and identify causative chemicals present in complex mixtures, and the potential health risks associated with exposure to unconventional oil and gas operations utilizing hydraulic fracturing.

Contact Information


  • PH.D. Biological Sciences - University of Missouri
  • Graduate Certificate, Science and Public Policy - University of Missouri
  • B.S. Biology - Keene State College

Research Interests

  • Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals
  • Environmental Mixtures
  • MEtabolic Disruption
  • Adipocyte Development
  • Unconventional Oil and Gas Production/Hydraulic Fracturing