Gary Miller, PhD, joined Columbia University in August 2018, where he serves as Vice Dean of Research Strategy and Innovation. Before joining Columbia, Dr. Miller spent 16 years at Emory University and was the founding director of its HERCULES Exposome Research Center, the first such research center in the U.S. He authored the first book on the topic, The Exposome: A Primer, published by Elsevier. His research focuses on environmental drivers of neurodegeneration. Dr. Miller’s laboratory uses a variety of methods including transgenic mouse production, immunohistochemistry, neurotransmitter transport assays, high-resolution metabolomics, electrochemistry, and behavioral assays. His work is conducted in a variety of experimental models from cultured neurons and C. elegans to mice and human studies. He also serves as Editor-in-Chief of Toxicological Sciences, the official journal of the Society of Toxicology. Dr. Miller received his doctorate from the University of Georgia and completed post-doctoral training at Emory and Duke.