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Zachary Hopkins

Zack Hopkins, Ph.D. is a Physical Scientist at the Eastern Ecological Science Center, Leetown Research Laboratory. 

He studies the fate, transport, and ecosystem exposure and effects of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). He develops analytical methods for targeted and non-targeted analysis of PFAS using liquid chromatography high resolution mass spectrometry. His work leverages these methods for the analysis of PFAS in biological matrices (e.g., plasma and tissue), water, and soil.