Mary Ann Rempel-Hester has a PhD in Environmental Toxicology from the University of California Riverside. She has over 27 years of experience in marine biology, 22 of which are in aquatic toxicology. Mary Ann oversees the culturing and collection of the organisms and is the main contact for ordering.
Brian Hester has a BS in Environmental Science from the University of California Riverside. He has over 20 years of experience in the field of aquatic toxicology. Brian is responsible for quality control.
Both have extensive experience in bioassay testing including working with urchins, oysters, sand dollars and Neanthes arenaceodentata, therefore have a clear understanding of the quality of organisms and the supporting documents necessary for laboratory reporting and quality control requirements.